Dissonant Notes on the Post-Secular: Unthinking Secularization in Global Historical Sociology

@article{Ascione2017DissonantNO,
  title={Dissonant Notes on the Post-Secular: Unthinking Secularization in Global Historical Sociology},
  author={G. Ascione},
  journal={Journal of Historical Sociology},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={403-434}
}
  • G. Ascione
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Historical Sociology
The article criticizes the assumption that modernity is a rupture in time and space conceivable in terms of the coming of a secular age. It tackles Habermas concept of ‘post-secular’ and denotes it as an attempt to provide new foundations to modernization narratives, in postmodern terms; it discusses Blumenberg's idea of secularization and questions the historical ontogenesis of what Blumenberg thinks of in terms of the transition to the modern age; it further elaborates on Wang Hui analysis of… Expand
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