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Lecture 2

RLGB10 WEEK 2

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Department
Religion
Course
RLGB10
Professor
David Perley
Semester
Fall

Description
← Studying religion by: McCutcheon • Concrete analogies o Metaphor  Mapping • Classification is a social act • “Origins religion is the soul of civilization” vs. “Society is the soul of religion” (Durkheim) • The word ‘religion’ is a work in English o Religion  essence  classification • The world is unpredictable  and therefore not always meaningful o Threat of meaninglessness • Divine being providing for this world that is cracking  if we can’t explain why these things are happening, there has to be some reality that provides the answers that are hidden • Religion? o Basis of belief? o Social institution? o Activity- unreflective activity? • Hope o Hoped for outcome
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