Berger Interpretivism

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  • Created on: 03-06-19 11:39
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  • Berger Interpretivsm
    • Expanded Webers protestant work ethic
    • Religion creates a personal understanding of the universe
    • Makes life more meaningful as it provides rules and guidelines such as rituals
    • Sacred canopy- helps comfort individuals + cope w/ the world in all its confusions
    • Theodicy of disprivilege
      • inequalities in soc are God-given
    • Evaluation
      • First pers. to focus on small scale processes + how they affect wider soc (shift to cap in Germany)
      • Weber is criticised as he assumed Calvinism came before Capitalism + historians say his idea of Calvinism is innacurate


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