The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion is a book edited by Bryan S. Turner, a professor of sociology and social theory. The book was published in 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell as part of the Blackwell Companions to Sociology series. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the sociology of religion with a clear emphasis on comparative and historical approaches. It covers major debates in secularization theory, rational choice theory, feminism and the body, as well as new developments in social theory and religion. It also discusses the sociology of different religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and religions of China. It also examines the impact of globalization, religious nationalism, American exceptionalism, and the future of religion. The book consists of seven parts, each containing several chapters that address different aspects of the main themes. The book is intended for students and scholars of sociology, cultural studies, and religious studies. You can find more information about the book and its editor on the following links: The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion – Google Books, Bryan S Turner (ed.), The New Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Religion, Turner Bryan S. (ed.) The New Blackwell Companion to The Sociology Of Religion.