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The Secular Revolution

Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

by Christian Smith

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Religion: general,
  • Social history,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Protestant churches,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Religion,
  • USA,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Church history,
  • United States,
  • Church and state,
  • History,
  • Secularism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711230M
    ISBN 100520230000
    ISBN 109780520230002

    Get this from a library! The secular revolution: power, interests, and conflict in the secularization of American public life. [Christian Smith;] -- Here, Smith provides the reader with a powerful new framework for assessing the secularization of American public life, including a wealth of new insights and historical evidence on religion in.   The Secular Revolution is an examination of the means by which the university as an institution enabled the secularization of America. From a dominant Protestant establishment in the mid‐s, science, psychology, law, journalism, medicine and biology authorized the secular revolution. A rising capitalism, a continuing immigrant population increasing the power of cities, also Author: Harvey Sarles.

    Hitchcock, James. "The Secularization of the West." Chapter 3 in What is Secular Humanism. (Ann Arbor, MI: Servant Books, ), Reprinted by permission of the author. The Author. James Hitchcock, historian, author, and lecturer, writes frequently . This is a chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Secularism, edited by Phil Zuckerman and John R. University by Marlene Winell, Ph.D. Abstract: This chapter explores the personal change from “religious” to “secular” and reasons why that change is such a significant paradigm shift for some will look at the lingering effects of religious indoctrination and the.

    Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In is a book by U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders, published by Thomas Dunne Books in November It was released on Novem , a week after the election of Donald book was written in the context of Sanders's presidential campaign and aimed to explain some of its : Bernie Sanders. The book advances a new and provocative agenda, one that turns on the need for a genuine engagement of secular and religious thought in contexts of revolution and liberation. He calls for this engagement as a “radical critic of the religious tradition,” speaking “from the side of secular .


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The essays in The Secular Revolution are historically informed, theologically aware sociology of secularization at its best, and the contributions on the transformation of American higher education are both shaped by and contribute further to scholarship by historians such as George Marsden, Julie Reuben, and James Turner/5.

This book looks at secular national liberation movements, that were followed by conservative religious countermovements, focusing on Israel, India, and Algeria.

The author's main argument is that national leaders need to take into account the concerns of the conservative masses and not assume that history will continue being progressive/5.

The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life: Smith, Christian: Books - (3). [A] lively and engaging book [The Secular Enlightenment] is a refreshingly straightforward defence and even celebration of the Enlightenment and its secular valuesHelena Rosenblatt, Literary Review The book is an engaging and highly readable tour de force which deserves the widest circulationDavid Lorimer, Paradigm Explorer "Jacob is concerned with the social history /5(3).

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Personal BlogFollowers: K. Yet compared to many other parts of the world the lethargic state of British secularism is slight. This point is driven home, as it were, by Michael Walzer’s new book, The Paradox of Liberation, which assesses the fate of the secular left in three nations: India, Israel and Algeria.

Books. The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective (), Collier Books, 25th anniversary edition ISBN ; God's Revolution and Man's Responsibilities () no ISBN issued; On Not Leaving It to the Snake (), Macmillan, S.C.M.

Press 3rd edition ISBN ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: rethinking the secularization of American public life / Christian Smith --Secularizing American higher education: the case of early American sociology / Christian Smith --Educational elites and the movement to secularize public education: the.

Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular. Author: Katja Guenther,Philip Nord,Max Weiss; Publisher: Princeton University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» For decades, scholars and public intellectuals have been predicting the demise of religion in the face of secularization.

If we are to inquire into the formation of a collective identity for the people of these newly independent states, it is the Constitution of the United States that we must approach.

Here is a document tacitly bespeaking a quite extraordinary commitment to the generative power of language, and yet with the arguable exception of the somber purposefulness of its brief Preamble, the Constitution. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions by Michael Walzer at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Due to Author: Michael Walzer.The French Revolution has rightly been seen by many as a precursor to so much political violence and mob rule of the left today. In her book on leftist radicalism, Demonic, Ann Coulter reminds us that “To understand liberals, we must understand the French Revolution.” She continues, “Liberals don’t like to talk about the French.