I bought this book for a graduate seminar on the sociology of religion, and it's an excellent jumping off point. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Steph R.
The sacred canopy is the universal world view that any religion proposes, thanks to human consciousness. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Peter Oliphant
Berger's book, whether you agree with his likely personal beliefs or not, takes a person through religion and how religion functions within society to the secularization and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by jonna
In The Sacred Canopy Berger begins by constructing a straw-man: that religion exists for the purpose of legitimizing societies. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lindsay Cameron
This book is essential to any student of religion or theology. Berger explores the complex relationship of internalization of beliefs and how these are externalized into our daily... Read morePublished 16 months ago by William Mcmahon
I doubt that very few people will be reading this book for pleasure, because I had to read it for class. Read morePublished 21 months ago by SHELLEY
Book paperback) in rather poor condition, content wordy, I'm not sure scientific treatment of religion makes any sense, but at the time this was written some people thought it was... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Grace Alden
Peter Berger, you tease. Berger brings you from crescendo to crescendo and before you know it, four stars. Boo ya!Published 24 months ago by Melodramatic