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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R. (ed.)
This volume offers a summary of the most important knowledge in the field of contemporaryqualitative sociology of religion in the Czech Republic, and it describes the state of religiosity/spiritualityin the country after 1989 up to the present in a European context. The majority...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author employs recent empirical surveys to highlight that spirituality has become part of Czech mainstream culture, especially in the form of the reading of spiritual books, fortune telling and certain occult practices, while spiritual/holistic healing continues to grow in po...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The paper describes and analyzes sociological approaches toward monasteries and monasticism and identifies their strong and weak sides.
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author discusses the presence of an important theological issue of the 18th and 19th centuries in heterodox popular religious movement on the borders between Bohemia and Moravia. Mutually, he pays attention to the religious kmovements itself and the contemporary state of its...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author characterises the current state of Czech sociology of religion, a typical feature of which is its involvement in international quantitative studies and similar such studies run independently, but its lack, with a few exceptions, o fany qualitative studies. He describes...
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Authors: Nešporová, Olga, Zdeněk R. Nešpor
The authors analyse the following mutually reliant but, at least as far as Czech society is concerned, not always directly dependent aspects of the cremation movement in the 20th century: the growth in and impact of pro-cremation propaganda, the establishment of new crematoria, t...
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Authors: Nespor, Zdeněk R., Veronika Knotková
This article describes the life and work of an important Czech sociologist of the interwar period, Emanuel Chalupný (1879–1958). Even from a mere outline of his life one clearly sees that he was a highly controversial, tenacious, even disagreeable figure, who had no intenti...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author discusses the global religious processes that are present in Czech society today. Here he draws on existing quantitative surveys, his ow qualitative sociological and historical pieces of research. He maintains the connections of these transformations with the transform...
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Authors: Nešporová, Olga, Zdeněk R. Nešpor
The Czech Republic is widely known as the least religious country in the world and most Czechs are quite proud of that fact. The authors, however, challenge both of these characteristics. Czechs might better be considered unchurched than atheist, with various forms of modern New...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author analyses spiritual economy in a medium sized Czech town of Čecká Lípa, while he compares businesses and services of private and corporative organizations.
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Authors: Nešporová, Olga
This volume offers a summary of the most important knowledge in the field of contemporaryqualitative sociology of religion in the Czech Republic, and it describes the state of religiosity/spiritualityin the country after 1989 up to the present in a European context. The majority...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author analyzes development of the sociology of religion in the second half of the 20th century upto the present with special attention paid to various European sociologies. He maintains that "behind" the two grand paradigms – i.e. secularization and RTC...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.

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