religionmidtermreview

religionmidtermreview - Mid-Term Examination According to...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Mid-Term Examination - According to Roberts, what are the 3 def for religion? - Substative, functional, symbolic. - 2 fundamental principles of soc perspective according to rogers? - Empirical data support, objectivitiy. - Dif among the substantive, functional and symbolic? - Functional (Marx is functional but offers - What religion does - Substantive - What religion is. (religion is opium of masses, or religion is church attendance, religion is adherence to christian belief) - Symbolic - The cross, totem. - Advantages and disadvantages of these def? Substantive: Too narrow, it limits boundaries around what religion is. Functional: very broad and all encompassing. (pos and neg) Symbolic: They can change over time, crossculturally they may vary. The swastica as an example. Classical Theorists To Marx, what is the relationship between religion and society? Society makes religion. Differences between catholics and protestants with economic prosperity? Protestants are more prosper. Who argues that religious origins were result of “collective frenzy?” Emile Durkheim. The relationship between religion and society according to weber? Religion creates society. Calvinist, their economic growth because of their beliefs. Is Durkheims def of religion functional or substantive? Functional. It's about integrating people into identities. What are the data that Marx, Weber and Durkheim draw on? Weber: The theological elites, theologians. Elites may not represent
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
the views of the masses, so that can be a problem. Marx: He doesn't have any. It's mostly based on a particular reading of the historical records. Durkheim: Aboriginees and he's selected a particular type of religion to fit his theory, supposedly. Fundamental categories of phenomena that Durkheim points out?
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern