Robert N. Bellah

Robert Neelly Bellah (1927-2013) was an American sociologist and educator, who for 30 years served as professor of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. His books on the sociology of religion include Beyond Belief: Essays on Religion in a Post-Traditional World (1970), The Broken Covenant (1975), Habits of the Heart (1985), The Good Society (1991), and Religion in Human Evolution (2011). In 2000, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Clinton. Read Nathan Schneider's interview with Robert Bellah.

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