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The Secular City - a book by Cox, Harvey

The Secular City

Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

The Secular City( )
Author: Cox, Harvey
ISBN:978-0-691-15885-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

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...
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Pages:408
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Church / General
Religion / Theology
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.538 x 8.385 x 1.121 Inches
Book Weight:0.812 Pounds
Author Biography
Cox, Harvey (Author)
He is the Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard University & the author of the groundbreaking The Secular City. His book The Seduction of the Spirit was nominated for a National Book Award. He writes & lectures widely on issues of religion & culture. He is married and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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