Religion and Secularisation

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  • Secularisation
    • Hadden and Stark
      • religion was never popular!
    • Wilson
      • institutions, actions and ideas lose significance.
      • modernity, disengagement, rationalisation and religious pluralism
    • Hamilton
      • 'age of faith' is myth based on the elite
    • Bruce
      • private, state taken over functions, fewer clergy
    • Davie
      • believing without belonging
      • personal religiosity
    • Weber
      • rationalisation and disenchantment linked to modernity
    • Greeley
      • growth of NRMs shows revival


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