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Philip Gorski, Professor of Sociology and Co-Director, Center for Comparative Research

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Episode: November 19, 2008

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Professor Philip Gorski is Professor of Sociology, and Co-Director of the Center for Comparative Research at Yale. He is a comparative-historical sociologist and his research focuses on topics such as state-formation, nationalism, revolution, economic development and secularization with particular attention to the interaction of religion and politics. Professor Gorski talks about Civil Religion and his new theory.

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