In spite of the debate about secularization or de-secularization,
the existential-bodily need for religion is basically the same as
always. What have been changed are the horizons within which
religions are interpreted and the relationships within which
religions are integrated. This book explores how religions continue
to challenge secular democracy and science, and how religions are
themselves being challenged by secular values and practices. All
traditions - whether religious or secular - experience a struggle
over authority, and this struggle seems to intensify with
globalization, as it has brought people around the world in closer
contact with each other. In this book internationally leading
scholars from sociology, law, political science, religious studies,
theology and the religion and science debate, take stock of the
current interdisciplinary research on religion and open new
perspectives at the cutting edge of the debate on religion in the
|Country of origin:
• Margit Warburg
Hans Raun Iversen
||Electronic book text
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