Religion

Religion : The Social Context

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Description

This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in the sociology of religion.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 162.56 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 476.27g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0534072429
  • 9780534072421

Table of contents

The sociological perspective on religion. The provision of meaning and belonging. The individual's religion. Official and nonofficial religion. The dynamics of religious collectivities. Religion, social cohesion and conflict. The impact of religion on social change. Religion in the modern world. Epilogue. Appendices. References. Author index. Subject index.show more

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