Paul Heelas is Director of the Centre for Study of Cultural Values and Reader in Religion and Modernity in the Department of Religious Studies at Lancaster University.
List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements. Introduction. PART I. PORTRAYAL. 1. Manifestations. 2. Developments. 3. The New. 4. Significance. PART II. APPEAL. 5. Uncertainties of Modernity. 6. Certainties of Modernity. PART III. EFFECTIVENESS. 7. Sel-Understanding. 8. The Future. Appendices: (1) Characterizations of the New Age; (2) Before and After Exegesis. References. Index.