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The Return of Political Religion?

  • Elm Institute Library 31 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT, 06510 United States (map)

A growing number of commentators have argued that the secularization of Western democracies has led to politics taking on an increasingly religious role. How illuminating is this analysis, what can we learn from historical precedents, and what is a religion anyway?

Lunch will be provided. Spaces are limited; those wishing to attend should RSVP to Patrick Hough.

Philip Gorski is Professor of Sociology at Yale University and a Senior Fellow of the Elm Institute.

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