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Qual è la religione degli italiani?

Religioni civili, mondo cattolico, ateismo devoto, fede, laicità
  • Arnaldo Nesti,

Confronted with a deep-rooted and widespread behavioural subjectivity, how can we be surprised that Italy has never reached a "civil religion"? This is the main theme of this book which provides an analysis of Italian society that goes beyond the religious matter. One might wonder, in fact, whether the lack of a civil religion can be attributable to the absence of a religiosity lived without distinction between the private and the public sphere. It could be said then that Italy does not have a civil religion or an entirely secular one as France had for two centuries, nor a liberal-patriotic-religion as in the United States, because it did not have a compact religion in its intertwining with the public and private such as, for instance, Lutheran Germany.

  • Keywords:
  • Sociologia,
  • Religioni,
  • Società,
  • Mondo cattolico,
  • Religione civile,
  • Italia,
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Arnaldo Nesti

University of Florence, Italy

Arnaldo Nesti, Director of the journal Religioni e società, Coordinator of the Section of Religion Sociology of the Italian Society of Sociology (AIS) and Director of the International Centre for Studies on the Contemporary Religious Phenomenon (CIS REC O), is also a member of the editorial boards of several specialised journals and author of various publications including: Che cosa credono quelli che dicono di credere? (Meltemi 2002), Jubilaei spectaculum. Morfologia e senso dei grandi eventi del Giubileo 2000 (Franco Angeli 2002), Per una mappa delle religioni mondiali (Firenze University Press 2004), Multiculturalismo e pluralismo religioso fra illusione e realtà: un altro mondo è possibile? (Florence University Press 2006).
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Book Title

Qual è la religione degli italiani?

Book Subtitle

Religioni civili, mondo cattolico, ateismo devoto, fede, laicità

Authors

Arnaldo Nesti

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

192

Publication Year

2006

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© 2006 Author(s)

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CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 IT

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CC0 1.0

Publisher Name

Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/8884535395

ISBN Print

9788884535382

eISBN (pdf)

8884535395

eISBN (xml)

978-88-9273-922-2

Series Title

Studi e saggi

Series Issn ISSN

2704-6478

Series E-Issn

2704-5919

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