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Protestant Modernity: Weber, Secularization, and Protestantism Anthony J. Carroll

Protestant Modernity: Weber, Secularization, and Protestantism

Anthony J. Carroll

Published December 15th 2007
ISBN : 9781589661639
Hardcover
300 pages
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Max Weber’s sociological theories of secularization have vastly influenced the study of Protestant belief. Protestant Modernity offers a multifaceted understanding of secularization within the broader context of nineteenth-century liberalMoreMax Weber’s sociological theories of secularization have vastly influenced the study of Protestant belief. Protestant Modernity offers a multifaceted understanding of secularization within the broader context of nineteenth-century liberal Protestantism. Anthony J. Carroll reconstructs Weber’s original writings to highlight Protestant motifs, reviews current secularization theories, and settles debates about contested meanings of secularization in this volume that will be essential reading for students and scholars of theology and the sociology of religion.