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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA02H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Winter

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Religion The point in the study of religion is looking at it objectively Religion throughout time has been an incredible social force Impact of religion on society? Definition of the situationwhat people believe to be true or what people define to be true is true in its consequences---the Thomas theorem If people believe something is true it ends up producing social consequences People define something to be true then it is true in its consequences Chedder CheeseCult Cult that believes that moon is made out of Cheese---they come out at night and eat cheesebecause cheesegives you long life Lion fasiture---people Religion uses the super natural to answer some questions Science pays attention to imperial things ---things that you can count and measure Religion studies the super natural world The scientific method is used to find the answers to the natural world Religiosity ---Religion is nominal and categorical ---you can measure religiosity using nominal data---ex..data relating with believing in God ---indentifying with a religion Relig
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