Post-modernity and religion. Spiritual shopping.

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Spiritual shopping

Hervieu- Leger supports the theme of personal choice and believing without belonging.

  • There has been cultural amnesia - a loss of collective memory. People have lost the religion that used to be handed down from generation to generation via the family and church. 
  • Greater equality has undermined the traditional Church's power to impose religion from above, so young people no longer inherit a fixed religious identity.

Interpretation: Hervieu Leger's views can be related to the idea

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