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Beyond Belief collects fifteen celebrated, broadly ranging essays in which Robert Bellah interprets the interplay of religion and society in concrete contexts from Japan to the Middle East to the United States. First published in 1970, Beyond Belief is a classic in the field of sociology of religion.
Robert N. Bellah is Elliott Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and co-author of Habits of the Heart (California, 1985).