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Sociology and religion

Sociology and religion

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Published by HarperCollins College Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by] Andrew M. Greeley.
    ContributionsGreeley, Andrew M., 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL60 .S62 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 483 p. :
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1084195M
    ISBN 100065018818
    LC Control Number94007907

    Book Description: Religion is central to Durkheim's theory of society, and his work laid most of the foundations of the sociology of religion. Daring and brilliant though his analysis was, its bold claims and questionable premises has made it the subject of ongoing academic debate. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weber, Max, Sociology of religion. Boston, Beacon Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

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    In The Sociology Of Religion, first published in the United States in , he looks at the significant role religion has played in social change throughout history. This book was a formative text of the new disciple of sociology and has gone on to become a classic in the social sciences/5(5). Shop for Sociology of Religion Books in Social Science Books. Buy products such as The Theft of America's Soul (Hardcover) at Walmart and save.


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Grace Davie's The Sociology of Religion is a highly valuable textbook for students on under graduate as well as graduate levels. It combines a critical reflection on the issues and debates that have shaped the field and a challenging agenda outlining some of the most.

Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories.

The textbook presents section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful. Modern academic sociology began with the study of religion in Emile Durkheim’s The Study of Suicide in which he explored the differing suicide rates among Protestants and Catholics.

Following Durkheim, Karl Marx and Max Weber also looked at religion’s role and influence in other social institutions such as economics and : Ashley Crossman. In The Sociology of Religion, first published in the United States inMax Weber looks at the significant role religion has played in social change throughout history.

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Sociology of Religion charts changes in the sociology of religion without ignoring the continuing relevance of Weber, Durkheim, and Marx. Veteran sociologists Christiano, Swatos, and Kivisto address both the foundations and the profound changes in the field, placing new conceptions against their historical background.

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The textbook presents section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful /5(49). OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: I. The origins of religion: historical, genetic, and evolutionary analyses: Origin of religion / David Hume --Magic / G.W.F.

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