Flexible Catholicism , Religion and the Church : The Italian Case

@inproceedings{Garelli2012FlexibleC,
  title={Flexible Catholicism , Religion and the Church : The Italian Case},
  author={Franco Garelli},
  year={2012}
}
  • Franco Garelli
  • Published 2012
What is taking place in the religious field in some Western societies not only seems to reflect a crisis situation or irreversible decline in the church and dominant religious institutions. More than might be imagined, advanced modernity offers opportunities for traditional religions, even within a context fraught with contradictions and ambivalence. An example of this is represented by Italy, which is still today characterized by widespread affiliation to Catholicism, despite the increase in… CONTINUE READING