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Modernization
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I. Study of Religion – II. History – III. Sociology – IV. Practical Theology – V. Missiology

I. Study of Religion

The term modernization usually refers to mutually reinforcing structural changes in various social sectors: nation building and democratization in the political sector; industrialization and tertiarization (i.e. the development of services) in the economic sector; urbanization, educational ex…

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Pollack, Detlef, Ludwig, Frieder, Münch, Richard, Gräb, Wilhelm and Hock, Klaus, “Modernization”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_14310>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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