eTextbook: The Secular City

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    Author(s): Cox, Harvey

    ISBN 10: 0691158851. See all ISBN's

    ISBN 13: 9780691158853

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    Publisher: Princeton University Press

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    Since its initial publication in 1965, The Secular City has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, institutional religion, and the place of the secular within society. Now, half a century later, this international best seller remains as relevant as when it first appeared. The book's arguments--that secularity has a positive effect on institutions, that the city can be a space where people of all faiths fulfill their potential, and that God is present in both the secular and formal religious realms--still resonate with readers of all backgrounds.

    For this brand-new edition, Harvey Cox provides a substantial and updated introduction. He reflects on the book's initial stunning success in an age of political and religious upheaval and makes the case for its enduring relevance at a time when the debates that The Secular City helped ignite have caught fire once again.

    All ISBN's for this title:

    ISBN 10: 0691158851, ISBN 13: 9780691158853, eISBN 10: 1400848857, eISBN 13: 9781400848850

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