Reflecting the very latest developments in the field, the New Companion
provides a comprehensive introduction to the sociology of religion with a clear emphasis on comparative and historical approaches.
- Covers major debates in secularization theory, rational choice theory, feminism and the body
- Takes a multidisciplinary approach, covering history, sociology, anthropology, and religious studies
- International in its scope, covering American exceptionalism, Native American spirituality, and China, Europe, and Southeast Asia
- Offers discussions on the latest developments, including "megachurches", spirituality, post-secular society and globalization