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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC103H1
Professor
Busha Taa
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 13 Churches and Religion FunctionalistEmile Durkheim was concerned with religions role in promoting social solidarityReligion has the power to bring people together and reaffirming peoples shared valuesDurkheim wonders what would replace religion as source of social solidarity when science displaces religionTotemism where an object or place is used to symbolize spiritualityTotems connect people and provide sacred experience in boring worldPeople have religions because it allows a gettogether with unusual and emotional rituals with assistance from drugsReligion reflects a collective consciousness Critical TheoryKarl Marx view religion as form of social control and cause of conflictReligion promotes interests of elites and subdues the massesMarx also believed religion would lose its importance because of a worldwide revolution of the working class Symbolic InteractionismMax Weber argues religions allow people to understand happiness and suffering and provides hope
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