The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics ePub download
by Peter L. Berger
- ISBN: 0802846912
- ISBN13: 978-0802846914
- ePub: 1211 kb | FB2: 1647 kb
- Language: English
- Category: World
- Publisher: Eerdmans; First Edition 1st Printing edition (July 16, 1999)
- Pages: 143
- Rating: 4.4/5
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The world today is as furiously religious as it ever wa. He points out that religious movements have not . Second submittal (revised) Sociologist Peter L. Berger's 1974 book Pyramids of Sacrifice: Political Ethics and Social Change foresaw what we now call "globalization.
Berger then examines the origins, and ponders the future, of this global religious resurgence. His 1983 book with sociologist Brigitte Berger The War Over The Family anticipated what has been dubbed as the "cultural wars.
Home Browse Books Book details, The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent. Seven leading cultural observers examine several regions and several religions and explain the resurgence of religion in world politics. Peter L. Berger "opens with a global overview. The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics.
But today, much of the world is as religious as ever. Berger opens with a global overview. This volume challenges the belief that the modern world is increasingly secular, showing instead that modernization more often strengthens religion.
Peter Berger, for instance, whose popular book Scared Canopy (Berger 1967) provided an important foundation of secularization theory, revised his position about thirty years later and now postulates a "desecularization of the world" (Berger 1999a). Arguing against the long-held assumption that modernization weakens religion, Berger postulates that economic and societal development stimulated serious on in many regions of the world (Berger 1999b, 2. .
The term "Desecularization" appears in the title of Peter L. Berger's seminal work The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics. According to Karpov, the term has received little analysis in the field of sociology, however this section will refer to at least one significant development in the term’s definition since its first use.
Peter L. The other six writers deal with particular aspects of the religious scene: George Weigel, with Roman Catholicism;David Martin, with the evangelical Protestant upsurge not only in the Western world but also in Latin America, Africa, the Pacific rim, China, and Eastern Europe; Jonathan Sacks, with Jews and politics in the modern world; Abdullahi A. An-Na'im, with political Islam in national. His many previous books include TheDesecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and WorldPolitics and (with Anton Zijderveld) In Praise ofDoubt: How to Have Convictions without Becoming aFanatic.
These Six authors unpack some of the worlds biggest religions and largest geopolitical spaces from the . I really enjoyed reading Jonathan Sacks on Judaism and Tu Weiming on China.
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Desecularization and politics. Berger is an Austrian-born American sociologist best known for his work in the fields of the sociology of knowledge/religion, the study of modernization, and various theoretical contributions to sociology.