Acts Of Faith

Author: Rodney Stark
Publisher: Univ of California Press
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The book sets out to explain *why* people are religious and have the need to be religious, without discrediting organized religions as something foolish or irrational".--Résumé de l'éditeur.

Sacred And Secular

Author: Pippa Norris
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139456388
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"The illusion of shifting demand: Supply-side explanations for trends and change
in the American religious market place." Annals of the American Association of
Political and Social Science. 527: 27-39; R. S. Warner. 1993. "Work in progress
toward a new paradigm in the sociology of religion." American Journal of
Sociology. 98(5): 1044-1093; Roger Finke and Rodney Stark. 2000. Acts of Faith:
Explaining the Human Side of Religion. Berkeley, CA: University of California
Press. 24.

Disciplining Freud On Religion

Author: Greg Kaplan
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739142141
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3 (1990); Rodney Stark, “Normal Revelations: A Rational Model of Mystical Expe
— riences,” in Religion and the Social Order, ed. David Bromley (Greenwich, N.Y.
: JAI Press, Inc., 1991); Finke and Stark, The Churching of America, 17 76—1990;
Rodney Stark, One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism (
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001), 4; Rodney Stark and Roger Finke,
Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of Religion (Berkeley: University of
California ...

African American Religious Cultures

Author: Stephen C. Finley
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576074706
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Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776–1990:
Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers
University Press, 1992). Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark. Acts of Faith:
Explaining the Human Side of Religion (Berkeley: University Press of California,
2000). Finke, Roger, and Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776–2005:
Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy, 2nd ed. (New Brunswick, NJ:
Rutgers University Press, ...

The Oxford Handbook Of Religious Conversion

Author: Lewis R. Rambo
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199713545
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Patricia M. davis and Lewis r. rambo, “Converting: Toward a Cognitive Theory of
religious Change,” in Soul, Psyche, Brain: New Directions in the Study of Brain-
Mind Science, ed. kelly bulkeley (new York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), 4. 4.
rodney Stark and roger finke, Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of
Religion (berkeley and Los angeles: University of California Press, 2000), 114. 5.
C. k. Yang,Religion in Chinese Society:A Study ofContemporary Social Functions
ofReligion ...

Marketplace Of The Gods

Author: Larry Witham
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Laurence R. Iannaccone, “Rational Choice: Framework for the Scientific Study of
Religion,” in Rational Choice Theory and Religion: Summary and Assessment,
ed. Lawrence A. Young (New York: Routledge, 1997), 26. 31. Rodney Stark and
Roger Finke, Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of Religion (Berkeley:
University of California Press, 2000), 37. 32. Ibid. 38, 41. 33. Laurence R.
Iannaccone, Rodney Stark, and Roger Finke, “Rationality and the 'Religious Mind
,'” Economic ...

Sacred Markets Sacred Canopies

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Debating the Public Role of Religion. Lanham, Md.: Rowman 81 Littlefield.
Sherkat, Darren E. 1997. “Embedding Religious Choices: Integrating Preferences
and Social Constraints into Rational Choice Theories of Religious Behavior.” In
Rational Choice Theory and Religion: Summary and Assessment. Lawrence A.
Young, ed. New York: Routledge, 66—86. Stark, Rodney and Roger Finke. 2000.
Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of Religion. Berkeley: University of
California ...

Faith In Reading

Author: David Paul Nord
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195173112
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These terms appear in Rodney Stark and Roger Finke, Acts of Faith: Explaining
the Human Side of Religion (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000);
Laurence R. Iannaccone, “Rational Choice: Framework for the Scientific Study of
Religion,” in Rational Choice Theory and Religion: Summary and Assessment,
ed. Lawrence A. Young (New York: Routledge, 1997); and Laurence R.
Iannaccone, “Voodoo Economics? Reviewing the Rational Choice Approach to
Religion,” Journal ...

The Devil S Long Tail

Author: David Stevens
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. Here our account follows that of Rodney Stark and
Roger Finke, Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of Religion, Berkeley:
University of California Press, 2000. J.G. Frazer, The Golden Bough, New York:
Macmillan, 1922, p. 58, cited in Starke and Finke, Acts of Faith, p. 89. Stark and
Finke, Acts of Faith, p. 91. See also Dworkin, Religion Without God, for the
distinction between the realm of 'science' (broadly speaking) and the realm of
value in religion, ...

Christianity And Religious Plurality

Author: Wilbert R. Shenk
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1498282660
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Stark, Rodney, and Roger Finke. Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of
Religion. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2000. Tomlinson, John.
Globalization and Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. Turner,
Harold W. “The Contribution of Studies on Religion in Africa to Western Religious
Studies.” In New Testament Christianity for Africa and the World: Essays in
Honour of Harry Sawyerr, edited by Mark E. Glasswell and Edward W.
FasholeLuke, 169–78.