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Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

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The Sacred Canopy is a little dated now, but it is still a clear and concise introduction to many of the ideas behind social construction theory and discursive analysis. This book is a great starting point for further research, you should check it out. Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

The Sacred Canopy is a little dated now, but it is still a clear and concise introduction to many of the ideas behind social construction theory and discursive analysis. This book is a great starting point for further research, you should check it out. Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

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Dense but wonderful insight into the historical construction of humans' sociological evolution. Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

Dense but wonderful insight into the historical construction of humans' sociological evolution. Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

User Review  - Bob Nichols - Goodreads

The first two chapters of Berger's book summarize his sociological theory. Humans are social creatures and they need meaning. Humans create meaning structures that are the norms, beliefs and ... Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

User Review  - Sagely - Goodreads

I first encountered Berger's The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion as I was doing research for an essay on the narrative construction of selfhood. I remember excitement when ... Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

The ideas in this book are very applicable to everyday life (I mean, they are sociological principles), but the readability is hindered thanks to all the Latin (among other languages most likely ... Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

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The ideas in this book are very applicable to everyday life (I mean, they are sociological principles), but the readability is hindered thanks to all the Latin (among other languages most likely ... Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

User Review  - Thomas Grosh IV - Goodreads

Along with The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge, I have desire to read this book by Peter Berger. When will there be time? The Social Construction of Reality A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge by Peter L. Berger Read full review

Review: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion

User Review  - Katy - Goodreads

"on the other hand...." Berger loves that phrase and for that I give him a two. I think he makes some solid points and its something that everyone in a religious vocation should read... least you ... Read full review

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