Producing the Sacred

Producing the Sacred

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What is public religion? How does it manifest the sacred? Wuthnow states that cultural expressions, religious or otherwise, do not simply happen but are produced. He considers the major organizational forms that produce public religion, shows how they shape public religion's messages, and reveals the implicit and unintended ways in which the sacred is expressed in modern society.An Essay on Public Religion Robert Wuthnow ... societiesa€” and in most developing societies as well a€” of a value structure that legitimates higher education. So pervasive is this legitimacy that its significance can easily be overlooked. Middle-class parents save more seriously for their childrena#39;s college education than foranbsp;...

Title:Producing the Sacred
Author:Robert Wuthnow
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 1994-01-01


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