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Author Berger, Peter L., 1929-

Title Facing up to modernity : excursions in society, politics, and religion / Peter L. Berger.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, c1977.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  301 B453f    ---  Available
Description xix, 233 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : sociology and freedom -- Marriage and the construction of reality -- Toward a sociological understanding of psychoanalysis -- The blueing of America -- The assault on class -- The socialist myth -- Toward a critique of modernity -- Languages of murder -- The greening of American foreign policy -- Intellectual conservatism : two paradoxes -- Reflections on patriotism -- In praise of particularity : the concept of mediating structures -- Prologue : bestrangement in Stockholm -- Religion in a revolutionary society -- A sociological view of the secularization of theology -- A call for authority in the Christian community -- Cakes for the queen of heaven : 2500 years of religious ecstasy -- The Devil and the pornography of the modern mind -- New York City 1976 : a signal of transcendence.
Subject Sociology.
Political sociology.
Religion and sociology.
ISBN 0465022693

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