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Secularization and cultural criticism

religion, nation, and modernity

by Vincent P. Pecora

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secularism.,
  • Religion and culture.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVincent P. Pecora.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2747.8 .P43 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3419190M
    ISBN 100226653110, 0226653129
    LC Control Number2005035603

    The elements of the secularization thesis (Jose Casanova): 1. Increasing structual differentiation (including the separation of religion from politics). 2. Privatization of religion 3. Decline of religious belief, commitment and institutions. The present book, The Origins of Jewish Secularization, relates the historical story of the Jewish critics of religion in the eighteenth century. They are mostly Ashkenazic Jews who did not take an active part in the cultural revival of the Haskalah, but out of open or concealed rebellion, a solid philosophical view or indifference, fashioned.

      Religion and Modernization: Sociologists and Historians Debate the Secularization Thesis (Oxford: Clarendon, ) ed. by Steve Bruce (photo above), is a collection of nine essays written by nine authors on the exact topic suggested by the volume’s title. After a short introduction by Bruce, t he first full essay by Roy Wallis and Steve Bruce “outlin[es] the main elements” of “the. Introduced to social scientific audiences by Max Weber, the concept of secularization has had a major influence on the way in which religion has been understood in the West since the s, but since the late s both its predictive and descriptive adequacy has been seriously challenged. The Secularization Debate is a collection of essays by prominent American and European scholars that.

    I am, in other words, looking at secularization as a story that unfolds primarily within literature, but in parallel with philosophical, cultural, and political phenomena. Wood's account of the secularization of literature rhymes quite well with Ian Watt 's Weberian account in The Rise of the Novel, though it also shares some of the problems.   Vincent P. Pecora is the Gordon B. Hinckley Professor of British Literature and Culture at the University of Utah. His books include Secularization and Cultural Criticism: Religion, Nation, and Modernity (University of Chicago Press, ), Households of the Soul (Johns Hopkins University Press, ), Self and Form in Modern Narrative (Johns Hopkins University Press, ), and, as editor.


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Secularization and Cultural Criticism examines the responses of a wide range of thinkers—Edward Said, Talal Asad, Jürgen Habermas, Walter Benjamin, Emile Durkheim, Carl Schmitt, Matthew Arnold, and Virginia Woolf, among others—to illustrate exactly why the problem of secularization in the study of society and culture should matter once Cited by:   Secularization and Cultural Criticism examines the responses of a wide range of thinkers—Edward Said, Talal Asad, Jürgen Habermas, Walter Benjamin, Emile Durkheim, Carl Schmitt, Matthew Arnold, and Virginia Woolf, among others—to illustrate exactly why the problem of secularization in the study of society and culture should matter once : Vincent Pecora.

Secularization and Cultural Criticism examines the responses of a wide range of thinkers—Edward Said, Talal Asad, Jürgen Habermas, Walter Benjamin, Emile Durkheim, Carl Schmitt, Matthew Arnold, and Virginia Woolf, among others—to illustrate exactly why the problem of secularization in the study of society and culture should matter once.

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Pecora Date Publisher University of Chicago Press Pub place Chicago ISBNSecularization and Cultural Criticism examines the responses of a wide range of thinkers—Edward Said, Talal Asad, Jürgen Habermas, Walter Benjamin, Emile Durkheim, Carl Schmitt, Matthew Arnold, and Virginia Woolf, among others—to illustrate exactly why the problem of secularization in the study of society and culture should matter once again.

(shelved 4 times as cultural-criticism) avg rating — 45, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Charles Taylor, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, McGill University, Canada 'This is a fascinating and challenging book from a leading sociologist whose reflections make a major contribution towards understanding the cultural dynamics of secularization.

Martin's book will be essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the. Vincent P. Pecora. Secularization and Cultural Criticism: Religion, Nation, and Modernity.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN: Price: US$ Un article de la revue Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (Modelling the Self: Subjectivity and Identity in Romantic and Post-Romantic Thought and Culture) diffusée par la plateforme : Daniel S.

Malachuk. Background. Secularization is sometimes credited both to the cultural shifts in society following the emergence of rationality and the development of science as a substitute for superstition—Max Weber called this process the "disenchantment of the world"—and to the changes made by religious institutions to compensate.

At the most basic stages, this begins with a slow transition from oral. Revisiting "The Secularization of the Academy" A symposium 25 years on. responded to criticism directed against the "Concluding Unscientific Postscript" of his Soul of the American University by writing an entire book, The Outrageous Idea of He is the co-editor of a recent book that continues his long and much appreciated research on.

SECULARIZATION Secularization refers to the historical process in which religion loses social and cultural significance. As a result of secularization the role of religion in modern societies becomes restricted. In secularized societies faith lacks cultural authority, religious organizations have little social power, and public life proceeds with-File Size: 36KB.

Secularization Falsified by Peter L. Berger February The other exception is perhaps even more relevant to the question of secularization, for it is constituted by an international cultural elite, essentially a globalization of the Enlightened intelligentsia of Europe.

It is everywhere a minority of the population—but a very. A host of theorists agreed that the Reformation and the cultural exhaustion following the “wars of religion” hastened the process of secularization. While not discounting such claims entirely, Smith writes, “What most versions of secularization theory overlook is the important role played by other, nonreligious and antireligious actors in.

Usage Notes. Plural: secularizations Secularization can be understood as the movement from the ecclesiastical to the civil.; Variant spelling: secularisation The sociology of religion studies secularization to understand societal shifts in norms caused by change.; A (noun) secularist advocates for society to (verb) secularize by (verb) secularizing and to become more (adjective) h Year: Vincent P.

Pecora. Secularization and Cultural Criticism: Religion, Nation, and Modernity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN: Price: US$ An article from journal Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (Modelling the Self: Subjectivity and Identity in Romantic and Post-Romantic Thought and Culture), on : Daniel S.

Malachuk. The Roots of Historical Criticism and the Secularization of Scripture then Cardinal Ratzinger called for a thoughtful critique of biblical criticism, and this book is the sort of study I believe he had in mind.

As Hahn and Wiker demonstrate, historical criticism did not appear fully formed in the nineteenth century, and its. The critics of the secularization theory have argued that there is no sufficient empirical support for the theory which sociologist “sacralized” and that, since the founding fathers of sociology on both sides of the Atlantic were staunch critics of religion itself, this paradigm should be abolished from the theoretical discourse (Hadden.Description.

In Secularization without End: Beckett, Mann, Coetzee, Vincent P. Pecora elaborates an alternative history of the twentieth-century Western novel that explains the resurgence of Christian theological rd accounts of secularization in the novel assume the gradual disappearance of religious themes through processes typically described as rationalization: philosophy and.“In Secularization without End, Pecora continues the provocative exploration of the secularization phenomenon that he began in Secularization and Cultural Criticism ().

His subject is modernism’s tendency to replace religious categories of thought and experience with those of a secular philosophical ethics and epistemology.” (Choice)Cited by: 4.