The Sociology of Religion: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives, by Hamilton,Malcolm B.
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- ISBN: 9780415226677 | 0415226678
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 9/21/2001
An expanded second edition, this clear and comprehensive introduction to the sociology of religion incorporates the ideas of the main theorists with a wide range of material that illustrates the large expanse of religious beliefs and practices. Malcolm Hamilton presents a broad comparative view that draws on insights in history, anthropology and sociology.The Sociology of Religionencompasses both classic and contemporary theories to present a full picture of the variety and span of theoretical perspectives. The newly expanded second edition brings the discussion fully up to date reflecting the current debates and developments in the field.