Blackwell Companion Sociology of Religion
Blackwell Companion Sociology of Religion  -     Edited By: Richard K. Fenn
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Blackwell Companion Sociology of Religion

Edited By: Richard K. Fenn
Wiley-Blackwell / 2003 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 512
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 9.60 X 6.80 X 1.49 (inches)
ISBN: 0631212418
ISBN-13: 9780631212416
Series: Blackwell Companions to Religion

Publisher's Description

The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion ispresented in three comprehensive parts. Written by a range ofoutstanding academics, the volume explores the current status ofthe sociology of religion, and how it might look in future.
  • Explores the current status of the sociology of religion, andhow it might look at the beginning of the next millennium.
  • Traces the boundaries between sociology and other closelyrelated disciplines, such as theology and socialanthropology.
  • Edited by one of the best known and most widely respectedsociologists of religion
  • Accessibly presented in three comprehensive parts.

Author Bio

Richard K. Fenn is Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Christianity and Society at Princeton Theological Seminary, and is one of the most senior and influential practitioners of his discipline currently at work. He is the author of numerous critically acclaimed books.

Editorial Reviews

‘If a single theme runs through this anthology, it is anappreciation of the process of secularization. Here, however,secularization does not trumpet the demise of religion but providesa lens through which to scrutinize the shifting location andfunction of religion in urban, industrial, complex societies. Ofvalue as a reference tool at all readership levels.’Choice <!--end-->

‘The volume takes the reader immediately to the mostinteresting issues currently debated in the discipline.’International Review of Biblical Studies

"This is a milestone of a book." Journal of ContemporaryReligion

"Within the cover there is a very stimulating companion indeed -a more than adequate travel guide for any student or scholarseeking a lively and insightful introduction to the contours of thesociology of religion." BSA Network

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