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Peter Ludwig Berger was born in Vienna, Austria on March 17, 1929. He immigrated to the United States when he was 17 years old. He received a bachelor's degree from Wagner College in 1949 and did his doctoral work at the New School in Manhattan. He was a theologian who was known for his work in the mostrar mais sociology of knowledge, understanding how humans experience everyday reality. He taught at several universities including Boston University, the New School for Social Research, Brooklyn College, Rutgers University, and Boston College. He wrote many books during his lifetime including The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge, A Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural, The Noise of Solemn Assemblies: Christian Commitment, The Religious Establishment in America, The Heretical Imperative: Contemporary Possibilities of Religious Affirmation, and A Far Glory: The Quest for Faith in an Age of Credulity. He died from heart failure on June 27, 2017 at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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A Far Glory (1992) 65 cópias
Movement and Revolution (1970) 42 cópias
Readings in Sociology (1975) 3 cópias
Modernlesme ve Bilinc 1 exemplar(es)
Il brusio degli angeli 1 exemplar(es)

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God (Hackett Readings in Philosophy) (1996) — Contribuinte, algumas edições60 cópias
Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives (2006) — Prefácio — 35 cópias
Sunstone - Vol. 6:6, November/December 1981 (1981) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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I made it about halfway before my eyeballs were twitching so badly I couldn't continue. I can summarize it best by saying it's the dated, obtuse ramblings of a couple of German post WWII academics on the primacy of society - I would characterize this more as Social Existentialism rather than sociology. A weird mash of Nietzsche and Camus with an overcoat of religion. Really it's the old nature/nurture debate, and in this instance nurture is everything, nature is nothing. Which is about half right...
Read it only if your eyeballs need the exercise.
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dhaxton | outras 11 resenhas | Jun 4, 2024 |
cited in Freidson, E. Profession of Medicine p. 206
 
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A look at the twentieth century and its rejection of the supernatural.
 
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