Robert N. Bellah


Robert N. Bellah (1927–2013) was Elliott Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. His works include Beyond BeliefEmile Durkheim on Morality and SocietyThe Broken CovenantThe New Religious ConsciousnessVarieties of Civil ReligionUncivil ReligionImagining Japan and, The Robert Bellah Reader. The latter reflects his work as a whole and the overall direction of his life in scholarship “to understand the meaning of modernity.”