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1

When did people reflect on the role of religion in society?

The Renaissance

2

When did people come to see faith as a matter of personal commitment?

19th century e.g. Feuerbach who saw religion as a dangerous illusion

3

What are the 2 ways in which religion is seen as a personal matter today?

1. Rising people choosing not to belong to a religion
2. Those within a religious tradition may insist that commitment is more important than worship and rites

4

In what way does religion still belong to the public sphere?

The church of England remains the established religion in England