Losing our religion? : changing patterns of believing and belonging in secular Western societies / Kevin R. Ward.Material type: TextPublisher: Eugene, Oregon : Wipf & Stock, Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 264 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- 254.5 23
- BV652.5 .W37 2013eb
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-264).
Are we losing our religion? -- Religion in a post-Aquarian age -- Changing patterns of church life -- A terminus quo for the mainline? -- The charismatic movement and the churches -- Emerging from the shadow of Christendom -- Is the future churchless? -- Being the church in a fragmented world -- It might be emerging but is it church? -- Migration and the future of Christianity -- Sport and religion : lens or threat? -- Religion beyond the boundaries.
The book analyzes comparative data and studies on the changing patterns of religious belonging and believing over the past five decades, in five Western countries--The United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The major focus is New Zealand. --Preface.
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