The Future of Faith (Paperback)
The Rise and Fall of Belief and the Coming Age of the Spirit
There is an essential change taking place in what it means to be religious today. As religious people shift their focus to ethical guidelines and spiritual disciplinesnot doctrinewe are seeing a universal trend away from hierarchical, regional, patriarchal, and institutional religion. Now, legendary Harvard scholar Harvey Cox offers a new interpretation of the history and future of religion, revealing how doctrines and dogma are giving way to new grassroots movements based in community, social justice, and spiritual experience. The Future of Faith is a major statement and a hopeful vision from one of the most revered theologians today.
About the Author
Harvey Cox is Hollis Research Professor of Divinity at Harvard University. He is the author of many books, including most recently "The Future of Faith" (HarperCollins). "The Secular City," his first book, has sold nearly a million copies and has been translated into seventeen languages.