Religion, the Social Context

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1997 - Religion and sociology - 400 pages
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This is a sound theory-based, integrated approach to religions place in society. Purposefully selective rather than encyclopedically descriptive, the text looks at religion in the context of many cultures. Each chapter is organized according to important theoretical issues, such as how religion is related to social cohesion and conflict.

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Contents

The Nature of the Sociological Perspective
6
Aspects of Religion
14
The Development of the Sociology of Religion
20
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