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Published: 01 March 2013

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199654123

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In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory

Steve Bruce

  • Very clear and engaging presentation of secularization theory
  • Explains how such features of modernization as increased individualism and religious diversity undermine the power, prestige and popularity of religion
  • Defends the secularization paradigm against a wide variety of recent criticisms using the best available evidence
  • Chapter structure guides reader through key areas of debate