Pluriel

University platform for research on Islam

Initiated by
the Federation
of European
Catholic
Universities

Supported by
the International
Federation
of Catholic
Universities

Publisher : Bayard -

French

2019
1152

Religious minorities in France

Edited by Anne-Laure Zwilling

This unique book, bringing together nearly 80 sociologists, ethnologists, anthropologists, historian, wants to allow a better knowledge of the religious groups present in France and their recent evolution.

In a novel approach, he proposes a series of chapters each presenting in detail a religious group. These religious movements are grouped by large denominational groups, which allows us to grasp the internal diversity of each of these groups.

This book offers an unparalleled coverage in the presentation of religious groups, evoking some already known, but also enlightening others that remain largely to be discovered.

To present, in a single work, all the religious minority groups of France will certainly provide an extremely valuable working tool for anyone seeking to know one or the other of them. This overview provides a valuable element of knowledge of the French religious panorama. It also makes it possible to grasp the positioning of groups in the public space and in relation to each other, thus contributing to a better understanding of the religious fact in contemporary France.

Sous la direction d’Anne-Laure Zwilling

Cet ouvrage inédit, réunissant près de 80 sociologues, ethnologues, anthropologues, historien, veut permettre une meilleure connaissance des groupes religieux présents en France et leur évolution récente.

Dans une approche inédite, il propose une série de chapitres présentant chacun en détail un groupe religieux. Ces mouvements religieux sont regroupés par grands ensembles confessionnels, ce qui permet de saisir la diversité interne de chacun de ces ensembles.

Ce livre offre une couverture inégalée dans la présentation des groupes religieux, en évoquant certains déjà connus, mais en éclairant également d’autres qui restent largement à découvrir.
Présenter, dans un ouvrage unique, l’ensemble des groupes religieux minoritaires de France fournira certainement un outil de travail extrêmement précieux à toute personne cherchant à connaître l’un ou l’autre d’entre eux. Cette vue d’ensemble fournit un élément précieux de connaissance du panorama religieux français. Elle permet également de saisir le positionnement des groupes dans l’espace public et les uns par rapport aux autres, contribuant ainsi à une meilleure intelligence du fait religieux dans la France contemporaine.

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