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BERGER'S DUAL-CITIZENSHIP APPROACH TO RELIGION BERGER'S DUAL-CITIZENSHIP APPROACH TO RELIGION BY ANNETTE AHERN~ M.A. A Thesis Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy McMaster University DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (1989) (Religious Studies) McMASTER UNIVERSITY Hamilton~ Ontario TITLE: Berger's Dual-Citizenship Approach to Religion AUTHOR: Annette Jean Ahern, B.A. (Richmond College) M.A. (Wheaton College) M.A. (McMaster University} SUPERVISORS: Professors Gerard Vallee and Louis Greenspan NUMBER OF PAGES: vii, 164 ii ABSTRACT Peter Berger's commitment to religious values is remarkable if you consider that he is also committed ta the "impossible struggle" for "valuefree research concer-ning mankind's ultimate values." Against "heartless observers" or technocrats, Berger argues (using sociology of knowledge,) that it is impossible to divorce oneself from the Let:.enswel t, the world of values. Against ideologues~ o...