Sacred and Secular Agency in Early Modern France
Fragments of Religion
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $39.95|
| Book Description: |
The opposition between 'religion' and 'modernity' has long held the status of a self-evident truth. Recently, however, there has been a growing realization that religion has not died out and may be more compatible with modern society than previously assumed.This development is particularly striking in France where laïcité has long been the official doctrine.
How did religion become opposed to the secular and modern? If distinctions between sacred and secular are less...