Secularization and Its Discontents

Authors

  • Stephen Hunt University of West of England

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v16i2.203

Keywords:

secularization, religion, Steve Bruce, Rob Warner, Markus Dressler and Arvind-Pal Mandair, John Sommerville and Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, Jonathan van Antwerpen

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Published

2013-08-23

How to Cite

Hunt, S. (2013). Secularization and Its Discontents. Implicit Religion, 16(2), 203–228. https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v16i2.203

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