This chapter analyzes Christian punk in the context of the secularization of Western societies, from the perspective of three sociological paradigms. Viewed from the secularization paradigm, Christian punk is an example of compromise, toleration, and internal secularization. Viewed from the perspective of the religious markets thesis, Christian punk shows the vitality of niche religious services. Viewed from the perspective of postsecular theory, Christian punk demonstrates the vitality but...[Show more]
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