Secularisation

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What is Wilsons definition of secularisation?
''Secularisation is the process whereby religion looses its importance and significance over society.''
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Who talked about science in relation to secularisation?
Comte
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What did Comte say about secularisation?
Science was the the final step in the process of rationalisation, and Comte suggested it was inevitable that in modern society science will dominate rather than religion.
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Who talked about the loss of the magic and myth surrounding religion?
Weber
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What did Weber say about secularisation?
Weber argued that rationalisation would sweep away the magic and myth and tradition of religion.
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Church membership and attendance in decline?
Church membership and attendance has dropped by 1million in the last 20 years and attendance for births deaths marriages etc has also dropped - 27% of babies are now baptised compared to 65%
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