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Religion: The Social Context

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Publisher Comments:

This theory-based text is purposefully selective rather than comprehensive and takes an integrated, global approach to examining religion in various cultures. Students learn to identify both the complex interactions between religion and societal context and the ways in which these interactions shape individuals, communities, national politics, and the world society.

Synopsis:

Fifth edition.

Table of Contents

1. The Sociological Perspective on Religion. 2. The Provision of Meaning and Belonging. 3. The Individual's Religion. 4. Official and Nonofficial Religion. 5. The Dynamics of Religious Collectives. 6. Religion, Social Cohesion, and Conflict. 7. The Impact of Religion on Social Change. 8. Religion in the Modern World.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780534541262
Subtitle:
The Social Context by McGuire,
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Compiled:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Textbook Revie
Author:
McGuire, Meredith B.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
McGuire, 5th Edition
Location:
Belmont, CA
Subject:
Sociology - Marriage & Family
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Religion and sociology
Subject:
Book Notes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Series:
Cram101 Textbook Outlines
Series Volume:
36B
Publication Date:
December 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
108
Dimensions:
1.18 in.

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