Theorists of "secularization" have for two centuries been saying that religion must inevitably decline in the modern world. But today, much of the world is as religious as ever. This volume challenges the belief that the modern world is increasingly secular, showing instead that modernization more often strengthens religion. Seven leading cultural observers examine several regions and several religions and explain the resurgence of religion in world politics.Peter L. Bergeropens with a global overview. The other six writers ...

The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics 1999, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780802846914

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