Meaning and Modernity: Religion, Polity, and Self

Meaning and Modernity: Religion, Polity, and Self

by Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Steven M. Tipton, Ann Swidler
     
 

Deepening and developing the seminal vision of Habits of the Heart (California, 1985), this volume presents original essays by leading thinkers in the social sciences, philosophy, and religion.

Overview

Deepening and developing the seminal vision of Habits of the Heart (California, 1985), this volume presents original essays by leading thinkers in the social sciences, philosophy, and religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520226562
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/04/2001
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Madsen is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of five books, including China's Catholics (California, 1999). William M. Sullivan is Professor of Philosophy at La Salle University and Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. He is the author of Work and
Integrity: The Crisis and Promise of Professionalism in America
(1995). Ann Swidler is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her most recent book is Talk of Love: How Culture Matters (2001). Steven M. Tipton is Director of the Graduate Division of Religion and Professor of Sociology at Emory University and its Candler School of Theology. He is at work on Public Pulpits, a study of religious advocacy in Washington. All four editors are the coauthors, with Robert N. Bellah, of Habits of the Heart and The Good Society.

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