Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2019

176 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190095871

Bookseller Code (01)

The Plight of Western Religion

The Eclipse of the Other-Worldly

Paul Gifford

  • Argues that science's focus on the natural has displaced the supernatural in Western religion, such that it is now largely reduced to a concern for liberal causes.
  • Considers the role of religion in the West as spiritual forces have largely become marginalized
  • Argues that the decline of Western churches constitute a watershed in human history with consequences far beyond religious institutions

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