Religious America, Secular Europe?: A Theme and Variation

9780754658337: Religious America, Secular Europe?: A Theme and Variation

Europe is a relatively secular part of the world in global terms. Why is this so? And why is the situation in Europe so different from that in the United States? These are the key questions considered in this book; key questions (the theme) clearly articulated in the first chapter.Subsequent chapters explore the nature of Eurosecularity in more detail (the variations on the theme) - paying attention to its historical, philosophical and institutional dimensions. They also ask how the question of Eurosecularity is related to social difference (class, ethnicity etc.). In each chapter, the similarities and differences with the American case will be carefully examined. The final chapter explores the ways in which these features translate into policy on both sides of the Atlantic. This book is highly topical and relates very directly to the tensions between Europe and America in the present period.

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Berger, Peter; Davie, Grace; Fokas, Effie
Editore: Ashgate (2008)
ISBN 10: 0754658333 ISBN 13: 9780754658337
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Descrizione libro Ashgate, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0754658333

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