Absolutist and Essentialist

Absolutist and Essentialist - of reconciliation • Kai...

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Absolutist and Essentialist) Deviance is equated with Sin. World is a battleground--forces of good and evil. Devil==>evil Devil acts in this world through possession and temptation Deterministic--deviance is caused by supernatural forces Harm--actor, victim, community and cosmos Identification: read signs, and tests--painful (God fortifies the innocent (elites--battle) Control: 1. Purge body, break hold of the devil, restore order. 2. Also symbolic. 3. Community based, but rests in centralized authority of the church. 4. Outlaw. 5. Economic--wergild (social class and work force needs). Sociological analysis: Development of centralized authority vs acephalous societies and process
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Unformatted text preview: of reconciliation. • Kai Erikson : Salem--social disorganization and boundary maintenance. • Elliot Currie: machinery of social control. Demonic Links! • The Salem Witchcraft Papers : Verbatim Transcripts of the Legal Documents of the Salem Witchcraft Outbreak of 1692. • Salem Witch Museum • Salem Witchcraft • Salem Witchcraft Trials • Salem Witch Trials: wikipedia • Galileo and the Inquisition • A Heretic's Final Journey • Medieval Sourcebook: Witchcraft Documents [15th Century] • The Catholic Encyclopedia: Inquisition...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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