By Sean McCloud
Through social concept, historic research, and ethnography, McCloud makes an interdisciplinary argument for reinserting category into the learn of faith. First, he deals a brand new three-part perception of sophistication to be used in learning faith. He then provides a centred cultural historical past of spiritual experiences through reading how social classification surfaced in twentieth-century theories of non secular association. He concludes with historic and ethnographic case reviews of faith and sophistication. Divine Hierarchies makes a powerful case for the earlier and current value of sophistication in American non secular notion, perform, and scholarship.
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