Religion and Society at the Dawn of Modern Europe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Release date: 2020-02-20

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This book reveals how, in confrontation with secularity, various new forms of Christianity evolved during the time of Europe's crisis of modernisation. Rudolf Schl gl provides a comprehensive overview of the development of religious institutions and piety in Protestant and Catholic Europe between 1750 and 1850; at the same time, he offers a detailed exposition of contemporary philosophical, theological and socio-theoretical thought on the nature and function of religion. This allows us to understand the importance of religion in the self-defining of European society during a period of great change and upheaval. Religion and Society at the Dawn of Modern Europe is a pivotal work translated into English here for the first time for all scholars and students of European society in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Genre: European history

Collection: Bloomsbury Academic

Type: EPub

Pages: 360

ISBN: 9781350099593

Additional Information

Genre: European history

Collection: Bloomsbury Academic

Type: EPub

Pages: 360

ISBN: 9781350099593

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