The Sacrifice of Knowledge: Vain Debates in the Social Scientific Study of Religion

@article{Kramp2010TheSO,
  title={The Sacrifice of Knowledge: Vain Debates in the Social Scientific Study of Religion},
  author={Joseph M. Kramp},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2010},
  volume={52},
  pages={66-73}
}
Since its inception, the social scientific study of religion has been a battleground for scholars advocating for the advantages of one sort of methodology over against the other. I argue that these debates have more to do with the personalities of the researchers rather than any kind of justifiable proof that one method is better than another. I argue that… CONTINUE READING