Rudolf Schlögl

Alter Glaube und moderne Welt

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The entry of bourgeois society onto Europe’s stage brought major unrest; Christianity aimed to be a cure for the impositions of modernity. Yet the spectre of secularisation could no longer be exorcised. Confessions, churches, even the state with its vicinity to religion faced previously unknown challenges, some of which are still in place. Up until then all-powerful, Christianity itself was now seen as transient; it had to adapt to new legal systems and a new society of strong-minded individuals. The renowned modern historian Rudolf Schlögl has written a pan-European history of this fundamental upheaval. An epochal work full of surprising insights.

About Rudolf Schlögl

Rudolf Schlögl, born 1955, studied German, history and social sciences in Augsburg and Erlangen. He has been professor of modern history at the University of Konstanz since 1996. He is spokesman for the cultural studies research school ‘Norm and Symbol. The cultural dimension of social and political integration’ and heads the first German humanities excellence cluster ‘Cultural Bases of Integration’.

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Alter Glaube und moderne Welt
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