David Martin

David Martin is Honorary Professor in the department of Religious Studies, Lancaster University, and Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. He has worked with both the British Sociological Association's Sociology of Religion Study Group, and with the International Society for the Sociology of Religion. His published works include The Religious and the Secular (Routledge, 1969); Tongues of Fire (Blackwell, 1990); and Reflections on Sociology and Theology (Oxford University Press, 1996).


Volume 84

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Guests on Volume 84: Harry R. Lewis, on higher education's amnesia about its purposes, and how that shortchanges students; Nicholas Wolterstorff, on Abraham Kuyper (1837-1927), the French Revolution, worldviews, and "sphere sovereignty"; Brendan Sweetman, on why religious worldviews should not be excluded from political life; James Turner Johnson, on the development of Christian thought about the meaning of marriage; David Martin, on how the 1960s replayed themes of the 1890s and 1930s; and Edward Ericson, Jr., on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's beginnings and legacy.