eBook Sociology Reference Guide: Religious Practices, Theories & Themes, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834951
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834957
  • DDC: 306.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 103 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume covers four areas of religion and society by defining the nature of religious belief; exploring three theories on the formation of religion as a social construct; identifying the relationship between religion, civil society, and politics; and surveying the religious secularization that occurs in global movements.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: World Religions.
2: Assessing Religiosity.
3: Religious Economy.
4: Churches, Denominations, Sects & Cults.
5: Religion & Industrialization.
6: Religion & Sexuality.
7: Sociological Theories of Religion: Structural Functionalism.
8: Sociological Theories of Religion: Symbolic Interactionism.
9: Sociological Theories of Religion: Conflict Analysis.
10: Religion, Government & Politics.
11: Religious Nationalism.
12: Religion & Social Change.
13: Secularization.
14: Religion & Society: Religious Persecution.
15: Feminist Theology.
16: Media Ministries.
17: Religion & Health.