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Narratives of Belief and Unbelief

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and oral history recollection of special Sunday meals, see Callum G. Brown, ‘Spectacle, restraint and the twentieth-century Sabbath wars: the “everyday” Scottish Sunday’, in L. Abrams and C.G. Brown (eds), A History of Everyday Life...

The Humanist Condition

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... as historians, find in historical sources: religious indifference or apathy, scoffing, protest, dissent, blasphemy and on to outright agnosticism and atheism.Brown, ‘The necessity of atheism’. It is also based on the separation of morality from either...

Men, Reason and Radicalism

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... the careless, the lapsed and the ‘home heathens’, largely by tackling the diverting temptations of drink, gambling and womanizing.Discussed in Brown, The Death of Christian Britain, pp. 88–114. But permanent desertion of Christianity has rarely...

The Silent and Indifferent Atheist

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... committed by a childless woman.Callum G Brown, ‘ “The Unholy Mrs Knight” and the BBC: secular humanism and the threat to the Christian nation, c.1945–1960’, English Historical Review vol. 127 (2012), pp. 345–76. To say that not believing in God...

Atheism and Ethnicity

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... elements of Roman Catholicism.I examined some of this in Brown, How Anglicans lose religion’, pp. 245–66. This is hardly surprising since those without religion tend to be of liberal dispositions, certainly on political issues of the day...

Introduction

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... house churches, spiritual seeking of one type or another and an autonomous secularity – what Charles Taylor dubbed a ‘buffered self’.Charles Taylor, A Secular Age (Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 2007); Callum G. Brown, ‘The necessity of atheism:...

Women, Feminism and Becoming Faithless

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... with religious authority. So, there seem to be gender-specific conceptions of secularization.For which see Callum G. Brown, ‘Unfettering religion: women and the family chain in the late twentieth century’, in John Doran, Charlotte Methuen...

The Atheist Child

Callum G. Brown

Callum G. Brown is Professor of Late Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, UK. He is author of The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800–2000 (2nd edition 2009) and Religion and the Demographic Revolution: Women and Secularisation in Canada, UK, Ireland and USA since the 1960s (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Becoming Atheist : Humanism and the Secular West

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... congregations for pursuit of drama, variety or romantic connection.In earlier research I noted how respondents cited the dramatic childhood appeal of standing up to be saved ‘several times a week’ at evangelical services; Callum G. Brown...