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Author Martin, Craig, 1976-

Title Capitalizing religion : ideology and the opiate of the bourgeoisie / Craig Martin
Published London : Bloomsbury, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 179 pages)
Summary Talk of 'spirituality' and 'individual religion' is proliferating both in popular discourse and scholarly works. Increasingly people claim to be 'spiritual but not religious, ' or to prefer 'individual religion' to 'organized religion.' Scholars have for decades noted the phenomenon - primarily within the middle class - of individuals picking and choosing elements from among various religious traditions, forming their own religion or spirituality for themselves. While the topics of 'spirituality' and 'individual religion' are regularly treated as self-evident by the media and even some scholars
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Individualism -- Religious aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306895820 (electronic bk.)
1472533372 (electronic bk.)
9781306895828 (electronic bk.)
9781472533371 (electronic bk.)