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Peter Berger and the Study of Religion

Religion


by
Paul Heelas (Editor), David Martin (Editor) and Linda Woodhead (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Peter Berger is the most influential contemporary sociologist of religion. This collection of essays is the first in-depth study of his contribution to the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to his work and to current thought in the study of religion. Themes addressed include:

* Berger on religion and theology

* Religion, spirituality and the discontents of modernity

* Secularization and de-secularization

A postscript by Peter Berger, responding to the essays, completes this overview of this major figure’s work.

Peter Berger is the most influential contemporary sociologist of religion. This collection of essays is the first in-depth study of his contribution to the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to his work and to current thought in the study of religion. Themes addressed include:

* Berger on religion and theology

* Religion, spirituality and the discontents of modernity

* Secularization and de-secularization

A postscript by Peter Berger, responding to the essays,… (more)

Peter Berger is the most influential contemporary sociologist of religion. This collection of essays is the first in-depth study of his contribution to the field, providing a comprehensive introduction to his work and to current thought in the study of religion. Themes addressed include:

* Berger on religion and theology

* Religion, spirituality and the discontents of modernity

* Secularization and de-secularization

A postscript by Peter Berger, responding to the essays, completes this overview of this major figure’s work.

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