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Religions decline and proliferate

  • Amika Wardana

Essex | Fri, November 12 2010 | 10:25 am

PREMIUM It has been three decades since the secularization thesis predicted religion’s role would decline in human sociopolitical life. This thesis has been widely criticized, as time has proven the thesis utterly wrong. Religions have resurfaced — whether old, new or modified — as social and political forces shaping the contours of our world. In general, religious belief is becoming stronger, and r...