The proposal is for a modular text in the sociology of religion. The field shades into Theology/Religious Studies but the core market is sociology of religion.
Winds of Change: Religion and Spirituality in a Globalized World
Post-War Religion in Great Britain
Until fairly recently, church records of membership, marriages and baptisms were the main data sources used by sociologists to measure religious change across a long period of time (Bruce 2001; McLeod 2007). This data, however, did not always capture the opinions and behavior of the entire population. Now, more representative and complete data are available via the national census, and various national and church life surveys (see Chapter 5). This section uses these data to examine changing patterns of religious affiliation, attendance and belief in Great Britain. In the analysis that follows, particular attention is given to changes ...