| Henri Desroche|
| June 1, 1994, Villejuif, France|
The Sociology of Hope, The American Shakers, Jacob and the Angel: An Essay in Sociologies of Religion
Henri Desroche Wikipedia
Henri Desroche ([deʁɔʃ]; 12 April 1914 – 1 June 1994) was a French sociologist. His writings center on the sociology of religion and cooperative systems and movements. He was a priest in the Dominican Order.
Henri Desroche was born 12 April 1914 in Roanne, France. He attended the Collège Saint-Pierre of Villemontais before entering the seminary in the diocese of Lyon. He joined the Dominicans in Angers in October 1934. There he took the name of Henri-Charles and added the "s" to his name, becoming Henri-Charles Desroches. He completed his theological studies in Chambery and was ordained a priest in Annecy in July 1936. On September 30, 1977 Desroche received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Theology at Uppsala University, Sweden.The American Shakers: From Neo-Christianity to Presocialism (1971)
Jacob and the Angel: An Essay in Sociologies of Religion (1973) (Trans. of Sociologies religieuses )
The Sociology of Hope (1979)