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Religion Snapshots: Defining Postsecularism, Part 2

Religion Snapshots is a feature with the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog, where a number of contributors are asked to briefly comment on popular news items or pressing theoretical issues in the field, especially those topics relating to definitions, classification … Continue reading

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Secularization After the Invention of Religion

By Kenneth G. MacKendrick Supporters of theories of secularization have fallen on hard times. Three criticisms of secularization are commonplace. First, secularization did not occur, with the refutation of theories of secularization relying on empirical observations. Second, the very notion of … Continue reading

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