Research Online

Logo

Goldsmiths - University of London

Textbooks for teaching the sociology of religion

Day, Abby. 2019. Textbooks for teaching the sociology of religion. Religion, 49(2), pp. 296-307. ISSN 0048-721X [Article]

No full text available
[img] Text
Textbooks for teaching the sociology of religionFINAL.pdf - Accepted Version
Permissions: Administrator Access Only until 15 February 2020.
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial.

Download (79kB)

Abstract or Description

The sociology of religion, a vibrant sub-discipline of sociology, is popular amongst students taking degrees in Sociology, Theology, and Religious Studies. Teachers are often not sociology specialists and seek a standard text to help with classes. Others, who specialise in sociology, have usually no background in the study of religion. His review surveys the field of books recommended by teachers and students and finds few to wholly recommend. The author calls for texts to be more inclusive, less dogmatic, and more directed to best pedological practice.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1080/0048721X.2018.1505112

Keywords:

sociology of religion, undergraduate, textbooks

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology

Dates:

DateEvent
1 August 2018Accepted
15 August 2018Published Online
2 April 2019Published

Item ID:

26018

Date Deposited:

20 Mar 2019 15:15

Last Modified:

08 Apr 2019 13:47

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/26018

View statistics for this item...

Edit Record Edit Record (login required)