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A Future for Religion? New Paradigms for Social Analysis by William H., Jr. Swatos
  

A Future for Religion? New Paradigms for Social Analysis

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A Future for Religion? New Paradigms for Social Analysis by William H., Jr. Swatos

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.

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Publication date

22nd October 1992

Author

William H., Jr. Swatos

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
214 pages

Categories

Religion: general
Anthropology

ISBN

9780803946767

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