Religion in Britain

A Persistent Paradox
Product Number: EB00590484
Released: Dec 24, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119004318
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Religion in Britain evaluates and sheds light on the religious situation in twenty-first century Britain; it explores the country's increasing secularity alongside religion's growing presence in public debate, and the impact of this paradox on Britain's society. -Describes and explains the religious situation in twenty-first century Britain -Based on the highly successful Religion in Britain Since 1945 (Blackwell, 1994) but extensively revised with the majority of the text re-written to reflect the current situation -Investigates the paradox of why Britain has become increasingly secular and how religion is increasingly present in public debate compared with 20 years ago -Explores the impact this paradox has on churches, faith communities, the law, politics, education, and welfare

Author(s): Grace Davie
Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: Dec 05, 2014

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