The Power of the Sacred - RSA

The Power of the Sacred


  • Communities
  • Spirituality

With Jeffrey Alexander and Gordon Lynch

Sociologists Jeffrey Alexander and Gordon Lynch explore the idea that modern society, from politics to the media, remains deeply influenced by a sense of “the sacred”.


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