Notes on Post‐Secular Society

  title={Notes on Post‐Secular Society},
  author={J. Habermas},
  journal={New Perspectives Quarterly},
  • J. Habermas
  • Published 2008
  • History, Sociology
  • New Perspectives Quarterly
The resurgence of political Islam and the endurance of broad religious belief in the most modern of societies—America—has created a crisis of faith among secularists. If modernity no longer implies a secular outlook, and secularism, by definition, cannot generate any values beyond an indifferent tolerance of all belief, what role will religion play in the 21st century? In an interesting confluence of reflection, Jurgen Habermas, one of Europe's leading secular liberal thinkers, argues that… Expand
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