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Religion, Culture and Society

Andrew Singleton

Religion, Culture and Society

Andrew Singleton

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This is a rich and dynamic introduction to the varieties of religious life and the central issues in the sociology of religion today. It leads the reader through the key ideas and main debates within the field as well as offering in-depth descriptions and analysis of specific religions and movements.

Emphasising religion as a global phenomenon, especially looking at the way in which globalization has had an impact on religious practice, Andrew Singleton has created an illuminating textbook suitable for students on a wide range of courses looking at religion as a social and cultural field.

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About "Religion, Culture and Society"

This is a rich and dynamic introduction to the varieties of religious life and the central issues in the sociology of religion today. It leads the reader through the key ideas and main debates within the field as well as offering in-depth descriptions and analysis of specific religions and movements.

Emphasising religion as a global phenomenon, especially looking at the way in which globalization has had an impact on religious practice, Andrew Singleton has created an illuminating textbook suitable for students on a wide range of courses looking at religion as a social and cultural field.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

Andrew Singleton

Andrew Singleton isAssociate Professor Of Sociology And Social Research at Deakin University, Australia.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction: Religion, Culture And Society Part One: Making Sense Of Religion And Religious Change: Theoretical And Methodological Approaches What Is Religion And Spirituality? Modern Times: Classical Approaches In The Social Scientific Study Of Religion Twentieth-century Challenges, Twentieth-century Thinkers Towards Contemporary Theorizing: Secularization, The 'religious Economy' And Globalization Studying Contemporary Religion: Methods And Data Part Two: Winds Of Change: Religion And Spirituality In A Globalized World Post-christian Nations? Christianity's Decline In Great Britain, Australia And Canada One Nation Under God? American 'exceptionalism' Christian Vitality? Asia-pacific, Africa And Latin America Buddhism And Hinduism In A Globalized World The Rise Of The Global Ummah? Recent Trends In Islam 'lived' Religion In Everyday Life The End Of Religion? The New Atheism And Secularism The Future Of Religion? Young People, Religion And Spirituality

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 411750
  • Product Code 9781446202913
  • ISBN 1446202917
  • EAN 9781446202913
  • Pages 272
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Sage Publications Inc
  • Publication Date May 2014
  • Dimensions 242 x 169 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.476kg

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