Beyond belief: essays on religion in a post-traditional world

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Harper & Row, 1970 - Social Science - 298 pages

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Vivid telling of appalling tale, the Moors Murderers from the grim early (pre-Swinging) Sixties. Does succeed in giving a sense of who they were and what motivated them. Overdoes the 'explaining' a ... Read full review

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Contents

PART ONE THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
1
PART TWO RELIGION IN THE MODERNIZATION PROCESS
51
JAPAN
100
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Robert N. Bellah is Elliott Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, and the author of several books, including "The New Religious Consciousness" (with Charles Y. Glock) (1975). Richard Madsen is Professor of Sociology, University of California, San Diego; his most recent book is "China and the" "American Dream" (California, 1995). William M. Sullivan is Professor of Philosophy, LaSalle University, Philadelphia; his most recent book is "Work and Integrity: The Crisis and Promise of Professionalism in America" (1994). Ann Swidler is Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, and the author of "Organization Without Authority: Dilemmas of Social Control in Free Schools" (1980). Steven M. Tipton is Professor, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, and author of "Getting Saved from the Sixties: Moral Meaning in Conversion and Cultural Change" (California, 1982). The authors also collaborated on the writing of "The Good Society" (1991).
"In 2000, Robert Bellah was one of twelve recipients of the National Humanities Medal

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