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The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective, Harvey Cox
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Author:    Harvey Cox

Title:   The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Princeton University Press September 2013

ISBN Number:    0691158851 / 9780691158853

Seller ID:   111951

Since its initial publication in 1965, "The Secular City" has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, institutional religion, and the place of the secular within society. Now, half a century later, this international best seller remains as relevant as when it first appeared. The book's arguments--that secularity has a positive effect on institutions, that the city can be a space where people of all faiths fulfill their potential, and that God is present in both the secular and formal religious realms--still resonate with readers of all backgrounds.

For this brand-new edition, Harvey Cox provides a substantial and updated introduction. He reflects on the book's initial stunning success in an age of political and religious upheaval and makes the case for its enduring relevance at a time when the debates that "The Secular City" helped ignite have caught fire once again.

Price = 22.95 USD

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