Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Book Review - Sociology (Faithful Learning Series) (29/7)

Have you ever notice when someone is acting out of the social norm? Maybe it’s a tourist, an immigrant or even yourself! SociologyBut have you every wondered what made you felt that way? One helpful area to explore would be the topic of sociology.  And Matthew Vos has done a great job in this book which seeks to help students who are studying sociology to look into this topic from a christian perspective.


Some may be intimidated by this topic, or even scoff at this. But Vos has managed to be able to raise up several strengths that sociology can provide for the church, likewise Vos has shown the limitations of sociology alone.


Vos also does a good and quick introductions to the who’s who in sociology and also brief introduction to some of the concepts that are commonly found in every introduction to sociology 101 courses. Lastly, the book also directs the believer to well-know christian sociologists which will help provide a source of relief for the christian who sometimes feels so beaten down by the secular scholars.


This is a great book as a primer for those who wants to find out more about this topic, or before you start your undergraduate studies on this particular topic, I can only hope I had read this book before I had studied sociology module, it would be so helpful for me.


Rating: 4/5


If you're interested, you can get it here, and here (free international shipping)


The kindle version is only $0.99!


Disclaimer: I was given this book free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.