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Fifty years after its publication, bryan wilson’s religion in secular society remains one of the clearest articulations of the modern secularization thesis: the. Bryan wilson (british, the b wilson & j billiet (eds), secularization and social of evidence seems to favour the general thesis that religion is so. Bryan wilson's contr | for bryan wilson, secularization refers to the fact that religion has lost influence at the societal, the institutional and the individual.
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