Multiple Modernities and Postsecular Societies

Multiple Modernities and Postsecular Societies

eBook - 2012
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Engaging with the idea that the world reveals not one, but many routes to modernity, this volume explores the role of religion in the emergence of multiple forms of modernity, which evolve according to specific cultural conditions and interpretations of the 'modern project'. Drawing upon case study material from Africa, The Middle East, Russia and South America, it examines the question of whether modernity, democracy and secularism are universalistic concepts or are, on the contrary, unique to Western civilization, whilst considering the relationship of postsecularism to the varied paths of m.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
ISBN: 9781283705721
1283705729
9781409472384
1409472388
9781409444138
1409444139
1409444120
9781409444121
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 188 pages) : illustrations, map
Additional Contributors: Stoeckl, Kristina
Rosati, Massimo 1969-

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