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Bringing Back the Social into the Sociology of Religion: Critical Approaches

Bringing Back the Social into the Sociology of Religion: Critical Approaches

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781642590753
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 09/03/2019
Series: Studies in Critical Research on Religion Series
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Véronique Altglas is lecturer in Sociology at Queen's University Belfast. Her book, From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage, was chosen by the International Society for the Sociology of Religion as the best book in 2017.


Matthew Wood (1970-2015) was lecturer in Sociology at Queen's University Belfast. His work is particularly influential for the study of New Age, spirituality, and the epistemology of the sociology of religion. It includes Possession, Power and the New Age (2007).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

List of Illustrations

Notes on Contributors

Introduction: An Epistemology for the Sociology of Religion

  1. Protestant Churches and Same-Sex Marriage in France: "Theological" Criteria and Sociological Approaches
  2. Deconstructing Archer's (Un)Critical Realism
  3. Spirituality and Discipline: Not a Contradiction in Terms
  4. Congregational Studies, Worship and Region Behaviour
  5. Unmasking the Relations of Power within the Religious Field
  6. An Affective (U-)Turn in the Sociology of Religion? Religious Emotions and Native Narratives
  7. "Reverse Mission": A Critical Approach for a Problematic Subject
  8. "We are Peace-Loving People." Sufism, Orientalist Constructions of Islam and Radicalization

Index