By Helena Vilaça,Enzo Pace,Per Pettersson,Inger, Assoc Prof Furseth,Helena, Dr Vilaça,Enzo, Professor Pace,Per, Professor Pettersson
This ebook paves the way in which for a extra enlarged dialogue on faith and migration phenomena in nations of Northern and Southern Europe. From a comparative viewpoint, those are areas with very varied spiritual traditions and various old State/Church relatives. even though reliable faith persevered longer in Nordic Protestant international locations than in South Mediterranean nations, degrees of secularization are better. within the final many years, either Northern and Southern Europe have obtained powerful flows of beginners. From this angle, the ebook offers via a number of theoretical lenses and empirical researches the impression mobility and consequent non secular transnationalism have on a number of elements of tradition and social lifestyles in societies the place the spiritual landscapes are more and more assorted. The chapters reveal that we're facing complicated eventualities: diversified contexts of reception, assorted international locations of foundation, a number of ethnicities and spiritual traditions (Catholics, Orthodox and Evangelical Christians, Muslims, Buddhists). Having turn into plural areas, our societies are typically way more concerned about the problem of social integration instead of with that of social identities reconstruction in society as an entire, usually ignoring that this present day faith manifests itself as a plurality of religions. in brief, what are the results of novices for the spiritual lifetime of Europe and for the remodel of its soul?
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