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A secular religion is a belief that often rejects or neglects the metaphysical aspects of the supernatural, commonly associated with traditional religion, instead placing typical religious qualities in earthly entities.
Related pages[change | change source]
- Secular humanism
- Separation of church and state
- Civil religion
- State atheism
- Divine right of kings
- Mandate of Heaven
Further reading[change | change source]
|Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Secular religion|
- A. Bergesen, The Sacred and the Subversive (1984)
- E. B. Koenker, Secular Salvations (1965)
- H. Kelsen, Secular Religion (1964)
- Gentile, "Political Religion: A Concept and its Critics - A Critical Survey," Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, Vol. 6, No. 1, p. 25
- Gates, Donald K.; Steane, Peter (2009). "Political Religion - The Influence Of Ideological And Identity Orientation". Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions. 10 (3/4): 303–325. doi:10.1080/14690760903396310. S2CID 143563288.
- Vondung, Klaus (2005). "National socialism as a political religion: Potentials and limits of an analytical concept" (PDF). Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions. 6 (1): 87–95. doi:10.1080/14690760500110205. S2CID 145274046.[permanent dead link]
- Wolfgang Hardtwig (2001) "Political Religion in Modern Germany: Reflections on Nationalism, Socialism, and National Socialism", Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Volume 28
- Jacques Ellul, The New Demons. Trans. C. Edward Hopkin. New York: Seabury, 1975. London: Mowbrays, 1975.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Political Religions section of Religion Compass
- Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative Council on Foreign Relations.
- Conference on Political religions in the modern era, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 7–9 May 2004
- Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, "Special Issue: Political Religions as a characteristic of the 20th century", Volume 6 Number 1/June 2005, Taylor & Francis (requires subscription)