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Readings in the Sociology of Religion

The Commonwealth and International Library: Readings in Sociology

  • 1st Edition - October 22, 2013
  • Author: Joan Brothers
  • Editor: A. H. Richmond
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 6 0 9 - 2

Readings in the Sociology of Religion is a collection of articles that examines the sociological aspects of religion. The title discusses the contemporary theories, concept, and… Read more

Readings in the Sociology of Religion

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Readings in the Sociology of Religion is a collection of articles that examines the sociological aspects of religion. The title discusses the contemporary theories, concept, and studies about the sociology of religion. The text first details the concept of sociology of religion, along with the relationship between religion and sociological theory. Next, the selection covers the theoretical development of the sociology of religion and Weber's sociological theory, as well as the modern dilemma of value and belief in the social sciences. The last part tackles the types of research in sociology of religion. The book will be of great interest to sociologists and behavioral scientists. Individuals who have a keen interest in the interaction between religion and society will also benefit from the text.