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Modern Subjectivity and the Emergence of Global Modernity: Syntax and Semantics of Modern Times

  • Dietrich JungEmail author
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in International Relations book series (PSIR)

Abstract

Today the routines of everyday life challenge religion. Many old gods ascend from their graves; they are disenchanted and hence take the form of impersonal forces. They strive to gain power over our lives and again they resume their eternal struggle with one another (Weber 1917, 149).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Contemporary Middle East StudiesUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark

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