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

By: Berger, Peter L, 1929-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Basic Books, c1977Description: xix, 233 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0465022693.Subject(s): Sociology -- United States | Political sociology | Religion and sociology
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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