The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion
Bryan S. Turner
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 2, 2010 - Social Science - 712 pages
Reflecting the very latest developments in the field, the "New Companion" provides a comprehensive introduction to the sociology of religion with a clear emphasis on comparative and historical approaches. Covers major debates in secularization theory, rational choice theory, feminism and the body Takes a multidisciplinary approach, covering history, sociology, anthropology, and religious studies International in its scope, covering American exceptionalism, Native American spirituality, and China, Europe, and Southeast Asia Offers discussions on the latest developments, including "megachurches," spirituality, post-secular society and globalization
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