The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion [electronic resource] / edited by Bryan S. Turner.

Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Blackwell companions to sociology.
Blackwell companions to sociology
1 online resource (xvii, 691 p.)
Religion and sociology.
Introduction: Mapping the sociology of religion / Bryan S. Turner
Part I: The foundations
The sociology of religion : the foundations / Andrew McKinnon
Durkheim and after : religion, culture, and politics / William Ramp
The functional theory of religion / Victor Lidz
Recent developments in the anthropology of religion / Simon Coleman
Part II: From secularization to resacralisation
Secularization / Steve Bruce
American exceptionalism? / John Torpey
Resacralization / Grace Davie
Part III: New developments
Rational choice and the sociology of religion / David Lehmann
The religious habitus : embodiment, religion, and sociological theory / Philip Mellor and Chris Shilling
Women, religions, and feminisms / Fang-Long Shih
Part IV: Institutionalization : old and new forms
New research on megachurches : non-denominationalism and sectarianism / Steven Ellingson
The sociology of spirituality : reflections on a problematic endeavour / Matthew Wood
Arguing against darwinism : religion, science, and public morality / Michael Evans and John Evans
Part V: Sociology of comparative religions
The sociology of early Christianity : from history to theory, and back again / Joseph Bryant
Judaism : covenant, pluralism, and piety / Alan Mittleman
Sociology and anthropology of Islam : a critical debate / Gabriele Marranci
Approaches to the study of Buddhism / Catherine Newell
Sociology of Hinduism / Patrap Kumar Penumala
Religious awakening in China under communist rule : a political economy approach / Fenggang Yang
Native American religious traditions : a sociological approach / Dennis Kelly
Part VI: Globalization
Globalization and the sociology of religion / Lionel Obadia
Pentecostalism and Charismatic movements in a global perspective / Afe Adogame
Fundamentalism / Richard T. Antoun
Religion, media, and and globalization / Jeremy Stolow
Toward a sociology of religious commodification / Pattana Kitiarsa
Women and piety movements / Rachel Rinaldo
Religion and nationalism : a critical re-examination / Geneviáeve Zubrzycki
Part VII: The future of religion
The future of religion / Andrew Wernick
Religion in post-secular society / Bryan S. Turner.
Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Turner, Bryan S.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Other format:
Print version: The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion.
9781444320794 (electronic bk.)
1444320793 (electronic bk.)
9781405188524 (print)
1405188529 (print)
Publisher Number:
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.