Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health

Edited by Anthony J. Blasi

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€111,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004205970
E-ISBN: 
9789004210844
Publication Date: 
July 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 280 pp.
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ISSN: 
1061-5210
Volume: 
19

Edited by Gladys Ganiel (Trinity College Dublin), Heidemarie Winkel (Technische Universität Dresden), and Christophe Monnot

This book explores the role of religion in times of personal, political, and social crisis in Europe and beyond. Its fresh perspectives on religion, modernity and the nation-state demonstrate the complexity and ambivalence of religion’s role in the contemporary world.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277786
Publication date: 
July 2014

Edited by Giuseppe Giordan (University of Padua) and William H. Swatos, Jr.

This volume of the Religion and the Social Order series examines the phenomenon of the globalization of religions that has particularly characterized the last fifty years.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254473
Publication date: 
June 2013

Edited by Giuseppe Giordan, University of Padua, Italy, and Enzo Pace, University of Padua, Italy.

This volume offers eleven case studies of contemporary movements from around the world where religious, secular and spiritual dynamics interplay in the postmodern condition of the 21st century, as traditional and contemporary sources are combined in new and dynamic ways.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230224
Publication date: 
July 2012

Edited by Diana G. Tumminia, California State University (Sacramento), USA, and William H. Swatos, Jr., Baylor University, USA.

Occasioned by reflections on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Festinger et al.'s When Prophecy Fails, this book examines social scientific prophecy research in the second half of the twentieth century, with particular attention to the question of the dynamics that inspired people to...
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004215603
Publication date: 
September 2011

Edited by Barbara Jones Denison

This volume addresses the conjoint problem of history and sociology. History has seen religion hold varied places within the timeline of the sociology of religion.The increase in world fundamentalisms, religious movements, private spiritualities and other indicators in the millennial age have...
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210622
Publication date: 
July 2011

Edited by Afe Adogame and Jim Spickard

Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187306
Publication date: 
August 2010

Edited by Giuseppe Giordan, University of Padua

This book's chapters assess the nature of conversion and present data on specific convertion types, experiences, and theories including such topics as heroes, semiotics, new towns, pilgrimages, the New Age, relations among Catholics, Afro-Brazilians, and Protestants in Brazil, re...
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178038
Publication date: 
September 2009

Edited by Lori G. Beaman and Peter Beyer

Multiculturalism, diversity and globalization have become important conceptual identity markers in Canadian society. This book explores the intersections of diversity, foregrounding religion as the primary focus of analysis. While situated in the Canadian context, the analyses have global relevance.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170155
Publication date: 
July 2008

Edited by Paul David Numrich

The first multi-author collection of social scientific scholarship on North American Buddhists, this volume examines the current state of research and key aspects of Buddhist life and experience in social context. Case studies feature Southeast Asian, Japanese, Taiwanese, Korean, meditation...
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168268
Publication date: 
June 2008

Edited by Giuseppe Giordan

Illustrating the different ways in which Weber's category of Beruf can be interpreted, and how it can be studied from various perspectives and with different methods, this book demonstrates how "vocation" continues to be a fertile concept for contemporary sociology.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004161948
Publication date: 
July 2007

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