Religion and Change in Modern Britain Hardback
Edited by Professor, Dr. Linda Woodhead, Dr. Rebecca Catto
This book offers a fully up-to-date and comprehensive guide to religion in Britain since 1945.
A team of leading scholars provide a fresh analysis and overview, with a particular focus on diversity and change.
They examine:relations between religious and secular beliefs and institutionsthe evolving role and status of the churches the growth and `settlement' of non-Christian religious communitiesthe spread and diversification of alternative spiritualitiesreligion in welfare, education, media, politics and lawtheoretical perspectives on religious change. The volume presents the latest research, including results from the largest-ever research initiative on religion in Britain, the AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme.
Survey chapters are combined with detailed case studies to give both breadth and depth of coverage.
The text is accompanied by relevant photographs and a companion website.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 424 pages, 11 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/02/2012
- Category: Comparative religion
- ISBN: 9780415575805