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Transformations of Religion and the Public Sphere

Postsecular Publics

  • Rosi Braidotti
  • Bolette Blaagaard
  • Tobijn de Graauw
  • Eva Midden

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Rosi Braidotti, Bolette Blaagaard, Tobijn de Graauw, Eva Midden
    Pages 1-13
  3. William Egginton
    Pages 97-114
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 273-281

About this book


Religion-fuelled terrorism and attacks on freedom of expression have recently drawn headlines across Europe, either in protest or in support of extreme political or religious persuasions. This books explores interdisciplinary perspectives on public discussions of liberal-secular freedoms and their implications in a postsecular world.


Postsecularism secular politics modern citizenship public sphere religion and politics Religion Europe Multiculturalism Secularism Racism Postcolonial critical theory ethics feminism identity Nation nationalism philosophy pluralism politics religion spirituality transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Rosi Braidotti
    • 1
  • Bolette Blaagaard
    • 2
  • Tobijn de Graauw
    • 1
  • Eva Midden
    • 1
  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Aalborg UniversityDenmark

About the editors

Christoph Baumgartner, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Bolette Blaagaard, Aalborg University Copenhagen, The Netherlands Rosi Braidotti, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Tobijn de Graauw, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Patrick Eisenlohr, University of Göttingen, Germany and Utrecht University, The Netherlands William Egginton, Johns Hopkins University, US Ernst van den Hemel, University Utrecht, The Netherlands Pamela Klassen, University of Toronto, Canada Anne-Marie Korte, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Gregg Lambert, Syracuse University, US Koen Leurs, London School of Economics, UK Alana Lentin, University of Western Sydney, Australia Eva Midden, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Tariq Modood, University of Bristol, UK Sandra Ponzanesi, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Anders Berg-Sørensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Gavan Titley, National University of Ireland, Ireland

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