Social Theory and Religion

Social Theory and Religion

by James A. Beckford
     
 

This 2003 book explores the links between social theory and the social scientific study of religion.See more details below

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This 2003 book explores the links between social theory and the social scientific study of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521773362
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction1
1Religion: a social constructionist approach11
2Secularisation30
3The vagaries of religious pluralism73
4Globalisation and religion103
5Social theory and religious movements150
6Constructing religion, self and society193
Notes216
References221
Index247

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