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What does it mean to live in a secular age?

What does it mean to live in a secular age?

In the second episode of Reading Our Times, Nick Spencer speaks to Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor. 27/10/2020

We live in “a secular age”, but what does that actually mean? How does secularism relate to religion? And how should it?

Nick Spencer talks to the Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, about his famous book ‘A Secular Age’, which has done more to bring sophistication and nuance to the debates about secularism than any other published in a generation. 

Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and Deezer.  

Learn more about the people and ideas behind the episode

A Secular Age by Charles Taylor

The Immanent Frame


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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014).

Posted 27 October 2020

Philosophy, Reading Our Times, Religion, Secularism

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