The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion / edited by Bryan S. Turner.

Other titles
  • Sociology of religion
Published
  • Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell 2010
Physical description
xvii, 691 p. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781405188524
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Mapping the sociology of religion / Bryan S. Turner -- Part I: The foundations -- The sociology of religion : the foundations / Andrew McKinnon -- Durkheim and after : religion, culture and politics / William Ramp -- The functional theory of religion / Victor Lidz -- Recent developments in the anthropology of religion / Simon Coleman -- Part II : From secularization to re-sacralization -- Secularization / Steve Bruce -- American exceptionalism? / John Torpey -- Resacralization / Grace Davie -- Part III : New developments -- Rational choice and the sociology of religion / David Lehmann -- The religious habitus : embodiment, religion and sociological theory / Philip A. Mellor and Chris Shilling -- Women, religions and feminisms / Fang-Long Shih -- Part IV : Institutionalization : old and new forms -- New research on megachurches : non-denominationalism and sectarianism / Steven Ellingson -- The sociology of spirituality : reflections on a problematic endeavour / Matthew Wood --
  • Arguing against Darwinism : religion, science and public morality / Michael S. Evans and John H. Evans -- Part V : Sociology of comparative religions -- Sociology of Early Christianity / Joseph M. Bryant -- Judaism : covenant, pluralism, and piety / Alan Mittleman -- Sociology and anthropology of Islam / Gabriele Marranci -- Approaches to the study of Buddhism / Catherine Newell -- Sociology of Hinduism / Patrap Kumar Penumala -- Religious awakening in china under communist rule : a political economy approach / Fenggang Yang -- Native American Indian traditions : a sociological approach / Dennis Kelly -- Part VI : Globalization -- Globalization and the sociology of religion / Lionel Obadia -- Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements in a global perspective / Afe Adogame -- Fundamentalism / Richard T. Antoun -- Religion, media, and globalization / Jeremy Stolow -- Toward a sociology of religious commodification / Pattana Kitiarsa -- Women and piety movements / Rachel Rowland --
  • Religion and nationalism : a critical re-examination / Genevieve Zubrzycki -- Part VII : The future of religion -- The future of religion / Andrew Wernick -- Religion in post-secular society / Bryan S. Turner.
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Language
  • English

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