Unit 3: Criticisms of the Secularisation Theory (Summary)

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Charlotte
  • Created on: 23-04-13 10:17

- Religion is not declining but simply changing its form.

- The theory = one sided > It focues on decline and irgnored religion revivals + the growth of new religions.

- Evidence of fall in church attendance ignores people who believe but don't go to church.

- Religion may have declined in Europe but not in America or globally, so secularisation is not universal.

- The past was not a 'golden age' of faith…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Religion and beliefs resources »