Tipton and BellahSteven Tipton, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Society of Religion, is quoted in the New York Times piece on the passing of American sociologist, Elliott Professor of Sociology, and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, Robert Bellah.

With Bellah as lead author, Tipton helped write Habits of the Heart, a book that explored belief in contemporary culture. Regarding Bellah's contributions, Tipton says, “Modern America has a soul, not only a body, and Bellah probed that soul more deeply and subtly than anyone in his field or his time.”

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