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  • Religion and Power. No Logos without Mythos.
    Martin, David (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    A collection of essays, having power & religion as a theme. Criticizes the privatization & rationalization versions of the secularization thesis. Focus on differentiation &the relationship of religion to power. Presupposes a functionalist definition of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Ukraine; Violence; Symbol; Spain; Secularization; Secularism; Rationalization; Privatization; Power; Politics; Poland; Definition of religion; Voluntarism; Charisma; Peace/war; Comparative; Differentiation; Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Identity, national; Individualism; Lithuania; Nationalism; Axial age
  • Inventing the axial age: The origins and uses of a historical concept.
    Boy, John D., and John Torpey (2013)
    Theory and Society 42:3: 241-259.

    Associated Search Terms: Axial age
  • The axial age debate as religious discourse.
    Joas, Hans (2012)
    In Robert N. Bellah and Hans Joas (eds.) the Axial Age and its Consequences. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, pp. 9-29.

    Associated Search Terms: Axial age
  • The Axial Age and Its Consequences.
    Bellah, Robert N., and Hans Joas (2012)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard Universiy Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Axial age
  • The axial age in world history.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (2008)
    In Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds.) Secularization and the World Religions. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, pp. 22-42..

    Associated Search Terms: Axial age
  • What is Axial about the Axial Age?
    Bellah, Robert N. (2005)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 46:1: 69-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Axial age; Change; Civilizations
  • New Horizons in Religious Evolution.
    Lambert, Yves (2001)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) New Horizons in Sociological Theory and Research. The Frontiers of Sociology at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 351-382.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Differentiation; Rationality; Axial age; Individualism; Globalization; Modernity
  • Religion, Modernité, Ultramodernité: Une Analyse en Termes de "Tournant Axial."
    Lambert, Yves (2000)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 109: 87-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Axial age
  • De Limerzel au Tournant Axial.
    Lambert, Yves (1997)
    In Yves Lambert, Guy Michelat, and Albert Piette (eds.) Le religieux des sociologues. Trajectoires personnelles et débats scientifiques. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 55-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Axial age; Lambert, Yves
  • The Axial Age Breakthroughs--Their Characteristics and Origins.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (1986)
    In Shmuel N. Eisenstadt (ed.) The Origins and Diversity of Axial Age Civilizations. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 325-359.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Axial age
  • The Axial Age: The Emergence of Transcendental Visions and the Rise of Clerics.
    Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. (1982)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 23:2: 294-314.

    Argues that the concept of the transcendent emerged world-wide in the millennium before the Christian era, & that it engendered a new type of intellectual elite--the clergy.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Clergy; Axial age; Transcendence
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