Chapter

The Perils of Modernity

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780195139860
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835232 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195139860.003.0002
 The Perils of Modernity

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This chapter examines the differences between evangelical Protestants and Catholics in coping with modernism in the 20th century. It focuses on the cultural changes that had the most immediate and direct effect on them, and elicited their most vigorous negative responses. “Modernity” represents the antireligious ideological factors in the changes in the West since the Enlightenment.

Keywords: evangelical Protestants; Catholics; modernity; religion

Chapter.  11647 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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