Religion in Sociological Perspective
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About "Religion in Sociological Perspective"
Intended for division and graduate-level upper courses in Sociology of Religion and Religion and Society found in departments of sociology and religion, or in schools of theology.This text clearly illustrates the basic theories and research methods used to understand the critical issues and social dimensions of religion. Highlighting the contributions of various theoretical perspectives and emphasizing the relationship between methods and research, the author provides students with the analytic tools needed to apply theory to new religious groups or issues. High-interest topics are included to motivate students and enhance understanding of especially abstract or complex theories.