Religion in Britain Since 1945: Believing Without Belonging
December 1994, Wiley-Blackwell
Foreword: Professor David Martin.
2. A Rapidly Changing Context.
3. The Sacred and the Secular: Religious Generations in Post-war Britain.
4. Religious Constituencies.
5. The Ordinary Gods of British Society.
6. Believing without Belonging: Variations on a Theme.
7. Handing on the Tradition: The Significance of Age and Gender.
8. Church and State: A Framework for Discussion.
9. Religious Professionals: Lay and Ordained.
10. Religion and Modernity: A Theoretical Postscript.
Bibliography and References.
* It will become the standard text for a new generation of students.
"A wonderfully readable history and a liberating experience." Roger Bowen, St John's College, Nottingham
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"A Scholarly analysis from a sociological point of view of the religious situation in contemporary Britain, including aspects of secularization and the "believing without belonging" pattern". Missiology: An International Review, Vol. XXIII, No.3, July 1995
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