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Mol, science, religion and narrative identity

Weeks, Ian and Brown, Petra 2015, Mol, science, religion and narrative identity. In Davies, Douglas J. and Powell, Adam J. (ed), Sacred selves, sacred settings: reflecting Hans Mol, Ashgate Publishing (Routledge), Surrey, Eng., pp.43-64.

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Title Mol, science, religion and narrative identity
Author(s) Weeks, Ian
Brown, PetraORCID iD for Brown, Petra orcid.org/0000-0001-6425-207X
Title of book Sacred selves, sacred settings: reflecting Hans Mol
Editor(s) Davies, Douglas J.
Powell, Adam J.
Publication date 2015
Chapter number 3
Total chapters 8
Start page 43
End page 64
Total pages 22
Publisher Ashgate Publishing (Routledge)
Place of Publication Surrey, Eng.
Keyword(s) Social sciences
Philosophy
Religious studies
Religion & spirituality
Theology
Christianity
Arts & Humanities
Sociology
Religion
Summary Significantly influencing the sociological study of religion, Hans Mol developed ideas of identity which remain thought-provoking for analyses of how religion operates within contemporary societies. Sacred Selves, Sacred Settings brings current social-religious topics into sharp focus: international scholars analyse, challenge, and apply Mol’s theoretical assertions. This book introduces the unique story of Hans Mol, who survived Nazi imprisonment and proceeded to brush shoulders with formidable intellectuals of the twentieth century, such as Robert Merton, Talcott Parsons, and Reinhold Niebuhr. Offering a fresh perspective on popular subjects such as secularization, pluralism, and the place of religion in the public sphere, this book sets case studies within an intellectual biography which describes Mol’s key influences and reveals the continuing import of Hans Mol’s work applied to recent data and within a contemporary context.
ISBN 1472425278
9781472425263
Language eng
Field of Research 220405 Religion and Society
220310 Phenomenology
Socio Economic Objective 950404 Religion and Society
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2015, Ashgate Publishing (Routledge)
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30078531

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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