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Berger, Peter L.

The Many Altars of Modernity

Toward a Paradigm for Religion in a Pluralist Age

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    Publication Date:
    September 2014
    Copyright year:
    2014
    ISBN
    978-1-61451-647-7
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    This book is the summation of many decades of work by Peter L. Berger, an internationally renowned sociologist of religion. Secularization theory—which saw modernity as leading to a decline of religion—has been empirically falsified. It should be replaced by a nuanced theory of pluralism. In this new book, Berger outlines the possible foundations for such a theory, addressing a wide range of issues spanning individual faith, interreligious societies, and the political order. He proposes a conversation around a new paradigm for religion and pluralism in an age of multiple modernities. The book also includes responses from three eminent scholars of religion:Nancy Ammerman, Detlef Pollack, and Fenggang Yang.

    Details

    xiv, 147 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Religion; modernity; secularity; pluralism

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    Peter L. Berger, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA.

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