By Michael Stausberg, Steven Engler
This is the 1st complete survey in English of study tools within the box of non secular reviews. it truly is designed to let non-specialists and scholars at top undergraduate and graduate degrees to appreciate the range of study equipment utilized in the sphere. the purpose is to create understanding of the suitable equipment at the moment on hand and to stimulate an lively curiosity in exploring surprising equipment, encouraging their use in learn and allowing scholars and students to judge educational paintings just about methodological concerns. A exotic workforce of members conceal a vast spectrum of subject matters, from study ethics, hermeneutics and interviewing, to net examine and video-analysis. each one bankruptcy covers sensible matters and demanding situations, the theoretical foundation of the respective procedure, and how it's been utilized in non secular stories, illustrated via case studies.