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Author Wilson, Bryan R.

Title Religion in sociological perspective / Bryan Wilson
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1982


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Description vii, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Contents The sociology of religion as a science -- The functions of religion in contemporary society -- Culture and religion : East and West -- The sociology of sects -- New religious movements : convergences and contrasts -- Secularization and its discontents
Summary Ranging through sectarianism, monotheism, religious exclusivity, and the moral dimensions of religious commitment, the author traces new and exciting lines of sociological inquiry in the field of religion
Analysis Religion Social aspects
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Religion and sociology.
LC no. 81016829
ISBN 0198266634 (hard)
0198266642 (paperback)