Sociology of Religion Products

  • Contemporary Christian-Muslim Dialogue

    Twenty-First Century Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    By the late 20th century the Vatican and the World Council of Churches held other religions and their peoples, including especially Islam and Muslims, as worthy of respect and honoured as dialogue-partners. Early in the 21st century, in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Javier Martinez Torron, Donlu D Thayer

    This book examines conceptualizations of religious freedom in various dimensions. The collection brings together leading experts from law, religious studies, social anthropology, and international relations, who present different perspectives which query, define, and clarify aspects of this…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Against Religion

    1st Edition

    By Tamas Pataki

    Against Religion applies a psychoanalytic perspective, though with several novel features, to the understanding of some important aspects of religions, particularly to fundamentalist religions. It acknowledges the good in religion, but argues that this is outweighed by the bad. Religious ideology…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Intimacy and Contemporary Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Róisín Ryan-Flood

    This edited collection explores the dramatic transformations in intimate life that have taken place in Ireland in recent years. A new multiculturalism, availability of divorce and the introduction of civil partnership for same sex couples all herald significant changes in Irish life. Divorce and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Secularization

    1st Edition

    By Charles Turner

    The death of secularization theses keeps being announced but people keep using the word. Historically the transfer of church property to secular use, for sociologists secularization signals a decline in the influence of religious institutions or ideas; yet ‘secularization’ has also been an…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • The Cultivation of Conformity

    Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularization, 1st Edition

    By Pink Dandelion

    This book explores the inter-relationship between religious groups and wider society and examines the way religious groups change in relation to societal norms, potentially to the point of undergoing processes of ‘internal secularisation’ within secular and secularist cultures. Received…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders

    Zooming in on Monasteries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcin Jewdokimow, Thomas Quartier

    A Visual Approach to the Study of Religious Orders applies visual methods to the exploration of various facets of religious life, such as everyday lived experience, contemporary monastic identity or monastic architecture. Presenting a series of visual essays, it treats images not as simple…

    Hardback – 2019-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Religion

  • Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set collects together in 19 volumes a wealth of texts on Sociology of Religion. An invaluable reference resource, it contains classic books on a wide range of topics, including: religion and violence, religion and family life, religion and society, culture and class.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Religion and Advanced Industrial Society

    1st Edition

    By James A. Beckford

    This book, first published in 1989, demonstrates that sociologists have much to gain from a strengthening of the connections between general theories about the changing character of modern western societies and specific studies of religion. It combines an exegesis of sociological classics in the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Virtuous Pagans

    Unreligious People in America, 1st Edition

    By Thomas H. Davenport

    This book, first published in 1991, examines the unreligious of America. Most sociologists of religion viewed religious belief and behaviour as having strong positive function for individual well-being – with the implicit assumption that unreligious individuals would lack meaning in life. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Christiantown, USA

    1st Edition

    By Richard Stellway

    Are Christian families more - or less - strong than other families? How important is sexual satisfaction to marital happiness? What impact does the arrival of children have on a marriage? How does income affect marital satisfaction? What pressures confront employed wives and their families and how…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Ecstasy and Holiness

    Counter Culture and the Open Society, 1st Edition

    By Frank Musgrove

    This book, first published in 1974, argues that the counter culture is not the outcome of alienation, but of opportunity, being the result of a new generational consciousness, an openness which has characterised industrial societies of the West since the 1950s. Its roots lie in economic expansion…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

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