Explanations of Secularisation, mind map revision

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  • Explanations of Secularisation
    • Disengagment
    • Disenchantment
    • Talcott Parsons (1951)
  • Disengagment
  • 1: Rationalisation
    • Explanations of Secularisation
      • Disenchantment
      • Talcott Parsons (1951)
    • Weber
    • Globalisation
      • church and state seperate
        • Get idea from other cultures
          • rather than religion
            • Globalisation
          • The process by which rational ways
            • of thinking and acting
              • Come  to replace religious ones
            • 1: Rationalisation
              • Weber
            • squeezes out magical and religious ways of thinking  and starts of rationalisation
              • 2: Structural differentiation
                • as a process that occurs with the development of industrial society
                  • 3:Social and cultural Diversity
                    • The move from pre-industrial society brings about the  decline of community
                      • This contributes to the decline of religion
                  • Wilson
                    • 3:Social and cultural Diversity
                      • The move from pre-industrial society brings about the  decline of community
                        • This contributes to the decline of religion
                  • 4: Religious diversity
                    • another cause of seculatisation is the trend towards religious diversity
                      • where instead  of there being only 1 religious organisation  there are many
                  • Berger (1969)
                    • 4: Religious diversity
                      • another cause of seculatisation is the trend towards religious diversity
                        • where instead  of there being only 1 religious organisation  there are many
                  • 5: Cultural defence and transition
                    • Cultrual defence : where religion provides a focal point for the defence of national, ethical , local of group identity in a stuggle against an external force ( eg hostile foreign power)
                      • Cultural transition: where religion  provides support and a sense of community for ethnic groups such as migrants to a different culture and community

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