Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Secularisation” as Want to Read:
Secularisation is not a systematic attempt--of the sort which might be made by a social scientist--to describe and identify every feature of a fading religious landscape. It is a landscape, indeed, which was once familiar, and yet which now appears almost unrecognisable to those who have lived within it all their lives. They and many external observers are saddened by the ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published February 28th 2002 by Bloomsbury Academic
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Jun 22, 2015 Tim James Milburn rated it liked it
This book is written by quite a conservative traditional Christian, Edward Norman, mainly to deplore the secularisation of the Church of England. The secularisation of England in general is regretted but not the focus. The focus is on how the Church of England has secularised in response to the broader culture. What is deplored is, roughly speaking, a shift of paramountcy from God to the value of human beings. Norman sees much of what passes for Christianity in England as Humanism with ...more