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Published: 24 June 2010

286 Pages | Plate section with 12 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199567607

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A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

  • An accessible yet nuanced survey by two leading researchers in Sociology of Religion
  • Demonstrates that emotion is central in religious life, and offers a framework for making sense of religious emotion
  • Carefully discusses systematic methodology employed to suggest new approach to study of religious emotion
  • Uses vivid illustrative examples from around the globe, taken from historical and contemporary sources
  • Photographic plates visually convey the variety of contexts and cultures discussed