Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion by Professor Richard K. Fenn
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Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion
By Professor Richard K. Fenn

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion

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Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion by Professor Richard K. Fenn

Book Description

This Companion, edited by one of the best known and most widely respected sociologists of religion, provides essential reading for sociologists and religion scholars. The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion is presented in three comprehensive parts. Written by a range of outstanding academics, the volume explores the current status of the sociology of religion, and how it might look in future. Contributors discuss the major social trends which will affect, or be affected by, religion in the near future, encompassing all aspects of the sociology of religion. Expertly edited by Richard Fenn, the Companion concludes with a section affirming statements and connections made previously in the book, and tracing the boundaries between sociology and other closely related disciplines, such as theology and social anthropology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631212409
ISBN-10: 063121240X
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 176mm x 33mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Professor Richard K. Fenn

Key Thinkers in the Sociology of Religion by Professor Richard K. Fenn Key Thinkers in the Sociology of Religion, Paperback (April 2009)

Focuses on foremost figures in the development of sociology of religion. This book ranges from the work of Max Weber, right up to that of contemporary writers such as Peter Berger and Niklas Luhmann. It is suitable for a student of sociology of religion.

Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion by Professor Richard K. Fenn Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion, Paperback (January 2003)

* Explores the current status of the sociology of religion, and how it might look at the beginning of the next millennium. * Traces the boundaries between sociology and other closely related disciplines, such as theology and social anthropology.

Beyond Idols by Professor Richard K. Fenn Beyond Idols, Hardback (June 2001)

This study attempts to articulate the nature of a secular society, describe its benefits, and suggest the conditions under which such a society could emerge. To become secular, argues Fenn, is to open oneself and one's society to a wide range of possibilities, some interesting, some dreadful.

Time Exposure by Professor Richard K. Fenn Time Exposure, Hardback (December 2000)

This work looks at the way in which we experience time in secular societies. Fenn offers an exploration of our modern experience of time. He is particularly interested in the idea and experience of waiting, which he believes to be a defining characteristic of modern life.

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Author Biography - Professor Richard K. Fenn

Richard K. Fenn is Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Christianity and Society at Princeton Theological Seminary, and is one of the most senior and influential practitioners of his discipline currently at work. He is the author of numerous critically acclaimed books.

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