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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Postsecularism,
  • Religion and sociology

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Nynäs, Mika Lassander, and Terhi Utriainen, editors
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL60 .P595 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25061120M
ISBN 109781412846103
LC Control Number2011039931

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  Post-Secular Society argues for several characteristics of the secular: the experience of living in a secular age and the experience of living without religion as a normal condition. Post-Secular Society discusses the changes in religion related to globalization and New Age forms of popular religion.5/5(1). Book Description Post-Secular Society argues for several characteristics of the secular: the experience of living in a secular age and the experience of living without religion as a normal condition. Religion in the West is often seen as marked by both innovation and disarray. • In this important book Habermas develops his views on the relation between reason and faith in a ‘post-secular' society • This book forms part of Habermas's dialogue with Pope Benedict XVI and represents his response to the views expressed by the Pope in his Regensburg address. Extract | 19 → 1. Notes on Post-Secular Society JÜRGEN HABERMAS The controversial term “post-secular society” can only be applied to the affluent societies of Europe or countries such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand where people’s religious ties have steadily or rather quite dramatically lapsed in the post-World War II period. These regions have witnessed a spreading awareness.

Book Description. Exit Capitalism explores a new path for cultural studies and re-examines key moments of British cultural and literary history. Simon During argues that the long and liberating journey towards democratic state capitalism has led to an unhappy dead-end from which there is no imaginable exit. The descriptive account of a "post-secular society" – and the normative issue of how citizens of such a society should understand themselves I cannot discuss in detail the controversy among sociologists concerning the supposed sonderweg of the secularized societies of Europe in the midst of a religiously mobilized world society.   A “post-secular” society must at some point have been in a “secular” state. The controversial term can thus only be applied to the affluent societies of Europe or countries such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand, where people’s religious ties have steadily been lapsed, in fact quite dramatically so in the post-War period. The post-secular societies, where religion and secularity are becoming increasingly antagonistic, destructive, and blind to the concerns of the other, must find within themselves representatives that can translate the thoughts, beliefs, and utmost concerns of the “other” into a common language that can serve as the basis for trans-civilizational discourse with the practical intent of increasing reconciliation, .

Post-secular society argues for the experience of living in a secular world and a secular age and the experience of living without religion as a normal condition."--Jacket. create a post- secular society as well as on different aspects of European politics, such as the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), the Spitzenkandidaten Procedure and the Precautionary Principle.   Post-Secular Society argues for the experience of living in a secular world and a secular age and the experience of living without religion as a normal on in the Western world is often described as being marked to some degree by both innovation and s: 1. Environmentalism as a Trend in Post-Secular Society By Laura Wickström, Ruth Illman This chapter deals with contemporary religiously inspired environmentalism, its role and relevance in the ongoing discussions concerning post-secular transformations of society, and individual by: 1.