During this provocative quantity, Conrad Ostwalt contends that secularization has now not and won't spoil faith, yet relatively that it shifts the authority to specific spiritual beliefs from the conventional, institutional church to different cultural entities, akin to govt and media. non secular associations already use well known secular media like tv, videos, and mass-market track to make teachings proper. while spiritual associations not dominate tradition, they lose their grip on striving for the Sacred, the writer says, and their messages locate different shops. therefore, ultra-modern secular tradition might in reality comprise extra real spiritual content material than respectable church teachings.

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