Areas of Interest: Faith & Culture

A Secular Age

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Topics: Faith & Culture, Public Life, Theo-Futures Research

What does it signify to claim that we reside in an era characterized by secularism? It’s a notion widely accepted, particularly in Western societies. The role of religion in our communities has undeniably undergone significant transformations over recent centuries.

This is a beast of a book, brilliant in its scope and analysis of contemporary culture by a Canadian philosopher who is a Catholic based at McGill. If you find it too overwhelming to start with Taylor, try James K.A. Smith’s guide to the book, How (Not) To Be Secular: Reading Charles Taylor, Eerdmans, 2014.

Author: Charles Taylor

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