Veröffentlichungen der Sektion Religionssoziologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie

Transformations of Religiosity

Religion and Religiosity in Eastern Europe 1989-2010

Editors: Pickel, Gert, Sammet, Kornelia (Eds.)

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Following the political and economic transformation processes in Eastern Europe the religious landscapes have also changed. While some countries display a revitalization of religion, others are continuously secularizing.

The book explores this contrast, including different, empirical based studies on the topic in a wide range of Eastern European countries.

About the authors

Dr. Gert Pickel is Professor for Sociology of Religion at the Institute for Practical Theology, Department of Sociology of Religion, University of Leipzig.

Dr. Kornelia Sammet is Research Director of the Project 'Worldviews in Precarious Conditions of Life' at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Leipzig.

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“This volume brings together ten essays that address religious life and the role of religion in the post-communist European societies. … Transformations of Religiosity: Religion and Religiosity in Eastern Europe 1989–2010 is a book that will be valuable not only for the students of religion in post-communist societies but for anyone interested in the power and authority that religious traditions and religious institutions continue to have in late modernity.” (Slavica Jakelić, Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol. 29 (2), 2014)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction – Transformations of Religiosity in Central and Eastern Europe Twenty Years after the Breakdown of Communism

    Pages 7-20

    Pickel, Gert (et al.)

  • The Religious Factor in Eastern Europe – Theoretical Considerations on Emergent Forms of Secularized Religion

    Pages 21-28

    Fürstenberg, Friedrich

  • Europeanisation, Multiple Modernities and Religion – The Reconstruction of Collective Identities in Post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe

    Pages 29-50

    Spohn, Willfried

  • The Modernisation of Gender Relations and Religion: Comparative Analysis of Secularization Processes

    Pages 51-68

    Sammet, Kornelia (et al.)

  • Religious Social Capital in Europe Connections between Religiosity and Civil Society

    Pages 69-94

    Pickel, Gert (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transformations of Religiosity
Book Subtitle
Religion and Religiosity in Eastern Europe 1989-2010
Editors
  • Gert Pickel
  • Kornelia Sammet
Series Title
Veröffentlichungen der Sektion Religionssoziologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie
Copyright
2012
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Copyright Holder
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
eBook ISBN
978-3-531-93326-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-531-93326-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-531-17540-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
216
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations
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