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Robert Neelly Bellah (born February 23, 1927) is an American sociologist, now the Elliott Professor of Sociology, Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. Bellah is best known for his work related to American civil religion (a term which he coined in a 1967 article). Bellah's magnum opus, Religion In Human Evolution, traces the biological and cultural origins of religion and the ... more »

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  • ''Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.''
    Robert Neelly Bellah (20th century), U.S. professor of sociology and author. Habits of the Heart, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1985).
  • Women have entered the work force . . . partly to express their feelings of self-worth . . . partly because today many families would not survive without two incomes, partly because they are not at al...
    Robert Neelly Bellah (20th century), U.S. professor of sociology, and author. Habits of the Heart, pt. 1, ch. 4 (1985).
  • ''However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.''
    Robert Neelly Bellah (20th century), U.S. professor of sociology and author. Habits of the Heart, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1985).
  • We have imagined ourselves a special creation, set apart from other humans. In the last twentieth century, we see that our poverty is as absolute as that of the poorest nations. We have attempted to d...
    Robert Neelly Bellah (20th century), U.S. professor of sociology, and author. Habits of the Heart, conclusion (1985).
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