Secularisation: Identities in Modernity

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3 Levels of Society
Meta, Meso, Micro
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Christianity is still relevant
Church of England est. £11 billion, House of Lords, Cameron "Britain is a Christian Country"
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Peter Brierley
Church attendance, 1975 11.7% downt o 6.3% in 2005
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Christianity is not relevant in the same ways
Marriages declined 1990 - 2010; incline in non religious marriage, Baptist Charismatic highest Church attendance 44%
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The least likely religions to publicly speak out
Buddhist & Pagan
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The religions that face the most discrimination
Muslim & Jewish
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The defensive Christian minority
Aim to defend & purify the 'fundamentals of faith'
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Census 2011
Christians: 59%, No religion: 25%
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"Spectrum of Security"
How safe people feel in identifying & speaking publicly will determine their openness
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Atheism
7% influenced by humanism/secularization
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"Nones"
More likely with each generation, 17% belief in God, 44% Atheist, 22% Agnostic, 1% belong to a religious group, 25% private spiritual activity, 11% describe themselves as spiritual
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"Hostile Nones"
13% = 5% population, 62% male, 38% female
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Why might the "hostile nones" be dominantly male?
Science is gendered
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Sharp Profile Religious Identities
Counter cultural advantages, strategic opportunities, cultural defence and attack in relation to the majority, mobilisation against injustice
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