William H. Swatos, Jr. London: Sage Publications, , pp. Current Sociology , vol. Most users should sign in with their email address. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.
|Published (Last):||14 December 2016|
|PDF File Size:||18.78 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||17.85 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Others looked for the theoretical frame of reference that was implicitly used in the empirical studies of the intermediate period e. Dobbelaere and Lauwers, The empirical studies of involvement in denominations were basi- cally studies of normative integration Landecker, which measured the accord between the norms of religious communities — in the fields of belief, ritual, and ethics — and the knowledge, attitudes, and conduct of their members.
Such studies analyzed individual participa- tion in social structures, but You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
This site requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals. Don't have an account? Would you like to be regularly informed by e-mail about our new publications in your fields of interest?
Subscribe to our newsletter. Peter Lang on Facebook. Powered by PubFactory. Peter Lang. Search Close. Advanced Search Help. This book, written from a sociological perspective, takes up that challenge. The author distinguishes three levels of secularization. A third level, organizational secularization, covers the incidence of the adaptation of religious bodies to secularized society. The entire work is marked by meticulous description and analysis of numerous theoretical and empirical studies, and by due recognition of the intricate relationship between levels of secularization and the impact of various actors in the many conflicts over religion's roles.
Buy eBook. Currency depends on your shipping address. Restricted access. Chapter Subjects: Theology and Philosophy. Add to Cart. Do you have any questions? Contact us. Or login to access all content. Subscriber Login. Forgot your password? Have an access token? Peter Lang International Academic Publishers. Sign in to annotate. Delete Cancel Save. Cancel Save.
Karel Dobbelaere born 16 September is a Belgian educator and noted sociologist of religion. Karel Dobbelaere was born in Nieuwpoort in Belgium on 16 September He was appointed a professor at Katholieke Universiteit in He has done important work in the area of the place of religion in the social fabric, and how secularization of religious roles in public institutions affects both society and religion.
PART I. SECULARIZATION: A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL CONCEPT