In my chapter, I investigate the reasons behind the general failure to recognize David Martin’s prominent role in paving the way for the new understanding of secularization as a contingent and non-linear historical process. Comparing his approach to Charles Taylor’s take on the issue, I come to the conclusion that Martin’s deep-seated mistrust of Grand Narratives has unnecessarily shrunk the explanatory potential of its theoretical breakthrough.
|Titolo:||The one and the many stories. How to reconcile sense-making and fact-checking in the secularization narrative|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||2.1 Contributo in volume (Capitolo o Saggio)|