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Published: 10 May 2022

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780192859839

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The Spiritual Turn

The Religion of the Heart and the Making of Romantic Liberal Modernity

Galen Watts

  • Offers a comprehensive sociological account of the shift away from organized religion in favour of subjective 'spirituality' in the West.
  • Offers an original contribution to urgent debates about individualism and community in liberal societies.
  • Employs a novel cultural sociological approach to the study of religion to make an important contribution to debates about the nature of modernity.

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