A Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural by Peter L. BergerA Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural by Peter L. Berger

A Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural

byPeter L. Berger

Paperback | January 6, 1970

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Written by one of the most revered sociologists of the of the 20th century, A Rumor of Angels gives readers a unique insight into the complicated relationship between religion and society. It is undeniable that religion has had a profound effect on civilization. Readers will learn just how religion and society affect one another, and how that relationship has changed in modern times, with the secularization of mainstream society. Questioning modern morality, Peter Berger offers one of the most thought provoking books on religion in the 20th century.

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“A book of great practical wisdom by authors who have profound insight into the intellectual dynamics governing contemporary life.”—Dallas Willard, author of Knowing Christ Today
Peter L. Berger (Boston, MA) was a University Professor of Sociology Emeritus at Boston University and the founder and Senior Research Fellow of the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs. He wrote numerous books on sociological theory, the sociology of religion, and Third World development. Among his more recent books are I...
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Title:A Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the SupernaturalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.95 × 5.22 × 0.28 inPublished:January 6, 1970Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0385066309

ISBN - 13:9780385066303

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rumor of Angels a well researched collection of inspirational quotations, catagorized by and covering several life situations (birth, death, grief, faith). The authors' work spans centuries of literature, gleaning true jewels of wisdom and insight and offers them as assurance and affirmation, hope and faith, comfort and support.
Date published: 2000-07-05