Peter Berger and the Study of Religion

1st Edition

Paul Heelas, David Martin, Linda Woodhead

Routledge
Published April 26, 2001
Reference - 228 Pages
ISBN 9780415215329 - CAT# RU20025

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Summary

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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