RELIGION AS SOCIAL CAPITAL (WEEK 8)
Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell, American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us (2010), chapters 1, 3, 4, 13, & 15.
Christopher Hitchens, God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything (2007), chapter 2 (pp. 15-36).
Mark R. Warren, Dry Bones Rattling: Community Building to Revitalize American Democracy (2001), chapter 9 (pp. 241-264).
Jenny Berrien, Omar McRoberts, and Christopher Winship, “Religion and the Boston Miracle: the Effect of Black Ministry on Youth Violence,” in Who Will Provide? The Changing Role of Religion in American Social Welfare, Mary Jo Bane, Brent Coffin, and Ronald Thiemann, eds. (2000), pp. 266-285.