Cox, H The Secular City Secularization and Urbanization The Secular City is one of the undoubted classics of the great upheaval in religious thinking that took place in the sixties but the patterns of global religion and society have changed in all sorts of unpredictable ways. The Secular City Secularization and Urbanization in The Secular City Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective This landmark work inspired heated controversy when MacMillan first published it in , purportedly for adding fuel to the God is dead sentiment of the times Actually, rather than signaling the decline of God s significance, Harvey COx the Victor Thomas Professor of Religion at Harvard University views secularization as an The Secular City Harvey Cox Books The secular city emerges as tribes and towns vanish and the process is never over Pg He asserts, The main objections that might be put forward against the secular city as a viable concretization of the ancient symbol of the Kingdom of God do not stand up to careful scrutiny. Harvey Cox Cox revisited his topic in Religion in the Secular City Toward a Post Modern Theology in In , a twenty fifth anniversary edition of The Secular City was published. The Secular City Harvey Cox Since its initial publication in , The Secular City has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, institutional religion, and the place of the secular within society. The Secular City Secularisation and Urbanisation A Secular man does not occupy himself much with mysteries Pro fane means literally outside the temple By calling him profane , we do not suggest that secular man is sacrilegious, but that he is unreligious He is a man who is living in a large society city with multitudes of choices and distractions. The Secular City Secularization and Urbanization in The epoch of the secular city is breaking in all over the world, not alone in the West The seeds of secularization, borne by traders and adventurers, missionaries and revolutionaries, have long since taken root, flowered, and begun to fruit.