Sociology of Religion A Reader

ISBN-10: 0205710824

ISBN-13: 9780205710829

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

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List price: $106.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 462
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.474

Susanne C. Monahan is Associate Professor and former chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University. She received a Ph.D. and A.M. in Sociology from Stanford University, and a B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology and Economics from Swarthmore College. Her research focuses on complex organizations, including work on American congregations and clergy. She is co-editor, along with William Mirola and Michael Emerson, of Sociology of Religion: A Reader, and has published articles and reviews in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Review of Religious Research, Sociology of Religion, Theoretical Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Journal of the American Academy of Religion and Child Development.William A. Mirola is Professor of Sociology and former chair of the Department of History and Social Science at Marian College in Indianapolis, IN. His teaching and research interests focus on the sociology of religion, social class, and social movements and change. in 2009, he co-edited (with Sean McCloud), Religion and Class in America: Culture, History, and Politics. He is co-editor (with Susanne Monahan and Michael Emerson) of Sociology of Religion: A Reader. He has published articles in Sociology of Religion, Social Problems, and Social Science History, principally addressing the intersections of religion and social class as well as religious dynamics in the American labor movement, past and present.Michael O. Emerson is the Allyn and Gladys Cline Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Rice University. in addition to many articles on the topic of religion, he is the author of several books, including Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America (Oxford University Press) and People of the Dream: Multiracial Congregations in the United States (Princeton University Press).

Michael O. Emerson is Allyn and Gladys Cline Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University. He is author or co-author of several books, including Divided By Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America, Transcending Racial Barriers, and Against All Odds: The Struggle for Racial Integration in Religious Organizations (NYU Press, 2005).

In This Section
Brief Table of Contents
Comprehensive Table of Contents
Brief Table of Contents
Definitions of Religion
Religious Belief, Ritual and Experience
Immigration, Race and Religion
Gender and Religion
Social Class and Religion
Sexual Identity and religion
The Secularization Debate
Religious Authority and Institutions
New Religious Movements
Religion, Politics and Social Change
Religious Violence
Religion in a Globalized World
Comprehensive Table of Contents
indicates the reading is new to this edition
Definitions of Religion
Subject of the Study: Religious Sociology and the Theory of Knowledge
The Sacred Canopy
From Contribution to the Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Religion
Religion and Spirituality: Unfuzzying the Fuzzy
Religious Belief, Ritual and Experience
The Principal Totemic Beliefs: the Toten as Name and as Emblem
Characters in Search of a Script: the Exit Narratives of Formerly Ultra-Orthodox Jews
From a Community of Believers to an Islam of the Heart: 'Conspicuous' Symbols, Muslim Practices, and the Privatization of Religion in France
Immigration, Race and Religion
Immigration and Religion: Current Research and Future Directions
Religious Varieties of Experience: A Comparison Between a Taiwanese Immigrant Buddhist Temple and an Evangelical Christian Church
Sacrifice of Praise: Emotion and Collective Participation in an African-American Worship Service
Affinity, Identity and Transcendence: the Experience of Religion Racial Integration in Diverse Congregations
Gender and Religion
Gendering Secularization Theory
"Islam and Woman: Where Tradition Meets Modernity"
The Embodied Goddess
The Social Construction of a New Leadership Role: Catholic Women Pastors
Social Class and Religion
Socioeconomic Inequality in the American Religious System
At Ease With Our Own Kind: Worship Practices and Class Segregation in American Religion
Poor Teenagers' Religion
Upward Wealth Mobility: Exploring the Roman Catholic Advantage
Sexual Identity and Religion
Culture Wars: the Challenge of Homosexuality
Talking About Homosexuality: the Views of Mainline Protestant Clergy
Daring to Differ: Gay and Lesbian Catholic's Official Assessment of Official Catholic Positions on Sexuality
We Are God's Children, Y'all
The Secularization Debate
Secularization and Its Discontents pg. 229-237
An Unsecular America pg. 238-249
Secularization as Declining Religious Authority
Secularization and Sacrilization: Deconstructed and Reconstructed
Religious Authority and Institutions
Selections from Sociological Writings
Transformation in New Immigrant Religions: Congregationalism
All Creatures Great and Small: Megachurches in Context
New Religious Movements
Public Perceptions of 'Cults' and 'New Religious Movements'
Apocalypse at Waco
Discourses of Authenticity Within a Pagan Community: the Emergence of the 'Fluffy Bunny' Sanction
'they Must Be Crazy': Some of the Difficulties in Researching 'Cults'
Religion, Politics and Social Change
Correcting a Curious Neglect, or Bringing Religion Back In
Church Culture as a Strategy for Action
Public Opinion on Church-State Issues in a Changing Environment
Evangelicals in the Power Elite: Elite Cohesion Advancing a Movement
Religious Violence
The Role of Religion in International Terrorism
What Motivates Terror? Contrasting Secular and Religious Terrorism
Is Religion the Problem?
Is Religious Violence Inevitable?
Religion, Violence and Peacemaking
Religion in a Globalized World
Redefining the Boundaries of Belonging: the Institutional Character of Transnational Religious Life
Global Religion and the Re-Enchantment of the World
Transnational Religious Connections
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