Unit 3: Cultural Defence and Transition (Summary)

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Bruce identifies these and argues that they go against the secularisation theory.

- Both are associated with higher levels of religious participation.

1) Cultural defence: Religion = focal point for the defence of a national, ethnic, local or group identity in a stuggle against an external force i.e. a hostile foreign power.

e.g. Catholicism in…




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