Religion, Modernity and Postmodernity

Religion, Modernity and Postmodernity


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631198482
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/14/1998
Series: Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World Series
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 6.09(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Paul Heelas is Professor of Religious Studies at theUniversity of Lancaster. His last book, The New Age Movement(Blackwell, 1995), has met with critical acclaim and he is also aSeries Editor for the new Blackwell series Religion andModernity.

David Martin is a Lecturer in Religious Studies at theUniversity of Lancaster.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

1. Introduction: On Differentiation and Dedifferentiation: PaulHeelas (University of Lancaster).

2. Cathedrals to Cults: The Evolving Forms of Religious Life:Steve Bruce (University of Aberdeen).

3. Terminal Faith: Mark C. Taylor (Williams College).

4. Postmodern Religion? Zygmunt Bauman (University ofLeeds).

5. Tradition, Retrospective Perception, Nationalism andModernism : Ninian Smart (University of California at SantaBarbara).

6. From Fundamentalism to Fundamentalisms: A Religious Ideologyin Multiple Forms: Bruce B. Lawrence (Duke University).

7. From Pre- to Postmodernity in Latin America: The Case ofPentacostalism: Bernice Martin (Royal Holloway College,London).

8. Secularization and Citizenship in Muslim Indonesia: Robert W.Hefner (Boston University).

9. Religion and National Identity in Modern and PostmodernJapan: Winston Davis (Washington and Lee University).

10. The Construals of 'Europe': Religion, Theology and theProblematics of Modernity: Richard H. Roberts (LancasterUniversity).

11. Post-Christianity: Don Cupitt (University of Cambridge).

12. Kenosis and Naming: Beyond Analogy and Towards AllegoriaAmoris: Graham Ward (University of Cambridge).

13. Sublimity: The Modern Transcendent: John Milbank (Universityof Cambridge).

14. The Primacy of Theology and the Question of Perception:Philip Blond (University of Cambridge).

15. The Impossible: Kevin Hart (Monash University).


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