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By Peter C. Jupp,Kieran Flanagan

ISBN-10: 0754654583

ISBN-13: 9780754654582

ISBN-10: 1409402592

ISBN-13: 9781409402596

The emergence of spirituality in modern tradition in holistic types means that organised religions have failed. This thesis is explored and disputed during this publication in ways in which mark very important severe divisions. this can be the 1st selection of essays to evaluate the importance of spirituality within the sociology of faith. The authors discover the connection of spirituality to the visible, individualism, gender, identification politics, schooling and cultural capital. the connection among secularisation and spirituality is tested and attention is given to the importance of Simmel when it comes to a sociology of spirituality. difficulties of defining spirituality are debated with regards to its expression within the united kingdom, the us, France and Holland. This well timed, unique and good based quantity offers undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers with a scholarly appraisal of a phenomenon that may in simple terms elevate in sociological significance.

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