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A Future for Religion?
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A Future for Religion?
New Paradigms for Social Analysis


Volume: 151
Other Titles in:
Arts & Humanities (General)

November 1992 | 214 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In the 1960s many sociologists proclaimed traditional religion to be in its death throes. But, just as secularization gained nearly universal acceptance among scholars, religious resurgence burst forth from many directions - new religious movements and the growth of Islamic fundamentalism for example. In A Future for Religion?, contributors ask whether, if such dynamic forces are at work, is religion really dying? They discuss issues usually excluded from books on the sociology of religion - including religious experience, emotional renewal, religion and the body.
William H Swatos, Jr
Introduction
John A Hannigan
New Social Movement Theory and the Sociology of Religion
Synergies and Syntheses

 
Frank Lechner
Global Fundamentalism
Eugen Schoenfeld
Religion, Class Conflict and Social Justice
Joseph B Tamney
Religion in Capitalist East Asia
W E Hewitt
Liberation Theology in Latin America and Beyond
Peter Kivisto
Religion and the New Immigrants
James V Spickard
For a Sociology of Religious Experience
Danièle Hervieu-Léger
Present-Day Emotional Renewals
The End of Secularization or the End of Religion?

 
John H Simpson
Religion and the Body
Sociological Themes and Prospects

 
Mary Jo Neitz
Inequality and Difference
Feminist Research in the Sociology of Religion

 
William H Swatos, Jr
Back to the Future
Applying Sociology of Religion

 

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