Peter C. Jupp,Kieran Flanagan's A Sociology of Spirituality (Theology and Religion in PDF

By Peter C. Jupp,Kieran Flanagan

The emergence of spirituality in modern tradition in holistic varieties means that organised religions have failed. This thesis is explored and disputed during this publication in ways in which mark very important severe divisions. this can be the 1st choice of essays to evaluate the importance of spirituality within the sociology of faith. The authors discover the connection of spirituality to the visible, individualism, gender, id politics, schooling and cultural capital. the connection among secularisation and spirituality is tested and attention is given to the importance of Simmel on the subject of a sociology of spirituality. difficulties of defining spirituality are debated as regards to its expression within the united kingdom, america, France and Holland. This well timed, unique and good based quantity presents undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers with a scholarly appraisal of a phenomenon that could basically bring up in sociological significance.

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