The many altars of modernity : toward a paradigm for religion in a pluralist age /

This book is the summation of many decades of work by Peter L. Berger. It outlines a new paradigm for understanding religion and pluralism in an age of multiple modernities. Along the way, Berger addresses a wide range of issues spanning individual faith, interreligious socieities, and the political...

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Main Author: Berger, Peter L., 1929-2017 (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Walter De Gruyter, 2014.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The pluralist phenomenon
  • Pluralism and individual faith
  • Pluralism and religious institutions
  • The secular discourse
  • Religion and multiple modernities
  • The political management of pluralism
  • Modern altars in everyday life / response by Nancy T. Ammerman
  • Toward a new paradign for the sociology of religion? / response by Detlef Pollack
  • Agency-driven secularization and Chinese experiments in multiple modernities / response by Fenggang Yang.