Rodney Stark


Rodney Stark is the Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University. His thirty books on the history and sociology of religion include The Rise of Christianity, Cities of God, For the Glory of God, Discovering God, and The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. Stark received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.


American Piety: The Nature of Religious Commitment

Rodney Stark and Charles Y. Glock


The Future of Religion: Secularization, Revival and Cult...

Rodney Stark and William Sims Bainbridge


Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of Religion

Roger Finke and Rodney Stark


Religious Hostility: A Global Assessment of Hatred and Terror

Rodney Stark and Katie E Corcoran


A Star in the East: The Rise of Christianity in China

Xiuhua Wang and Rodney Stark


God's Battalions: The Case for the Crusades

Rodney Stark


Religion, Deviance, and Social Control

Rodney Stark and William Sims Bainbridge


A Theory of Religion

Rodney Stark and William Bainbridge


What Americans Really Believe

Rodney Stark