Returning to Religion: Why a Secular Age Is Haunted by Faith

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How can one explain the resurgence of religion, even in a western context of rationality, postmodernity and scientific endeavor? The persistence of religious expression has compelled even diehard secularists, or proponents of the ""secularization thesis,"" to rethink their positions. Jonathan Benthall explains precisely why societies are not bound to embrace western liberal rationality as an evolutionary inevitability. He shows that the opposite is true: that where a secular society represses the religious imagination, the ...

Returning to Religion: Why a Secular Age Is Haunted by Faith 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845117184

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