A Secular Age

@inproceedings{Taylor2007ASA,
  title={A Secular Age},
  author={Charles Taylor},
  year={2007}
}
Preface Introduction Part I: The Work of Reform 1. The Bulwarks of Belief 2. The Rise of the Disciplinary Society 3. The Great Disembedding 4. Modern Social Imaginaries 5. The Spectre of Idealism Part II: The Turning Point 6. Providential Deism 7. The Impersonal Order Part III: The Nova Effect 8. The Malaises of Modernity 9. The Dark Abyss of Time 10. The Expanding Universe of Unbelief 11. Nineteenth-Century Trajectories Part IV: Narratives of Secularization 12. The Age of Mobilization 13. The… 
SECULARIZATION AND MODERNIZATION: THE FAILURE OF A ‘GRAND NARRATIVE’
  • J. Clark
  • Sociology
    The Historical Journal
  • 2012
ABSTRACT This historiographical review offers a critical reconsideration of a central component of modernization theory: the model of secularization devised within the sociology of religion, and
Spirit Matters: Life After Secularism and Religion?
In this chapter the question is asked what constructive steps Western secular and religious people alike may take towards a post-secular social order where the religious and the political are in
The Circularity of Secularity: The Sacred and the Secular in Some Contemporary Post-Holocaust Identity Narratives
This article explores some of the methodological and theoretical critiques concerning the meaning and measure of secularity and religiosity in contemporary Jewish identity research and compares them
The Coming of Secular Buddhism: a Synoptic View
Secular Buddhism is coalescing today in response to two main factors. First, it rejects the incoherence of Buddhist modernism, a protean formation that accommodates elements as far afield as
Race, Empire, and the Idea of Human Development
Introduction Part I: 1. Political philosophy and racial injustice: a preliminary note on methodology 2. Kant on race and development 3. Social Darwinism and white supremacy 4. Coming to terms with
Deformations of the Secular: Naquib Al-Attas’s Conception and Critique of Secularism
TLDR
The argument is developed that Al-Attas offered a unique view of secularism as an ungodly ideology and historical process that grew from the fusion of conflicting world views.
Anglican Enlightenment: Orientalism, Religion and Politics in England and its Empire, 1648-1715
Introduction: from learning to liberalism? Part I. Foundations: 1. Literature and violence 2. Empires, churches and republics of the globe Part II. Culture: 3. Histories 4. Universals Part III.
Secular studies come of age
In this essay I review three important volumes for the field of secular studies: Varieties of Secularism in a Secular Age, Rethinking Secularism, and The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere. All
Pluralist Secularism and the Displacements of Christian Proselytizing in Singapore
Recent scholarship on secularism has focused on the mutual constitution of the secular and the religious. “Secularization” is not the inexorable march of rationality as religion fades into pockets of
...
...