Four theories of postmodernity and religion: a summary

A level sociology text books seem to focus on four theorists of postmodernity and religion: Giddens, Bauman, Heelas and Lyon. This post is a bare bones summary of what they say about how religion changes to ‘fit’ postmodernity.

Anthony Giddens: High Modernity and Religion 

Zygmunt Bauman: Postmodernity and Religion  

David Lyon: Jesus in Disneyland 

Paul Heelas: Postmodernity and The New Age Movement

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