Click here to skip to this page's main content.

New Feature: You can now embed Open Library books on your website!   Learn More
Last edited by ImportBot
July 30, 2014 | History

The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion 1 edition

By unknown author
The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion

No ebook available.

Prefer the physical book? Check nearby libraries with:

Buy this book

Oh, pooh. There's no description for this book yet. Can you help?
There is only 1 edition record, so we'll show it here...  •  Add edition?

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

Published 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Mapping the sociology of religion / Bryan S. Turner
Section A: The foundations
The sociology of religion : the foundations / Andrew McKinnon
Durkheim and after : religion, culture and politics / William Ramp
Recent developments in sociology / Victor Lidz
Recent developments in the anthropology of religion / Simon M. Coleman
Section B: From secularization to re-sacralisation
Secularization / Steve Bruce
American exceptionalism / John Torpey
Resacralization / Grace Davie
Section C: New developments
Rational choice and its critics / David Lehmann
The religious habitus : embodiment, religion and sociological theory / Chris Shilling and Philip Mellor
Women, religions and feminisms / Fang-Long Shih
Section D: 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 / John Evans and Michael Evans
Section E: Sociology of comparative religions
Sociology of Christianity / Joseph Bryant
Judaism : covenant, pluralism, and piety / Alan Mittleman
Sociology of Islam / Gabriele Marranci
Sociology 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
Section F: Globalization
Globalization and the sociology of religion / Lionel Obadia
Pentecostalism and Charismatic Movements in a global perspective / Afe Adogame
Fundamentalism / Richard T. Antoun
Religion, media, and and globalization / Jeremy Stolow
Religious commodification / Pattana Kitiarsa
Women and piety movements / Rachel Rowland
Religion and nationalism : a critical re-examination / Genevieve Zubrzycki
Section G: The future of religion
The future of religion : Rorty and Vattimo / Andrew Wernick
Religion in post-secular society / Bryan S. Turner.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Blackwell companions to sociology


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BL60 .B53 2010

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
LC Control Number

History Created July 30, 2014 · 1 revision Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

July 30, 2014 Created by ImportBot import new book