Religion as a conservative force

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  • Created on: 16-12-12 12:15
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  • Religion As A Conservative Force
    • -It upholds traditional beliefs               -It functions to conserve and preserve
    • Examples
      • -Catholic Churches forbid divorce and abortion     -Hinduism allows arranged marriage
    • Religion's conservative functions
      • Consensus
        • It provides social solidarity and value consensus and stops society  from disintegrating
      • Capitalism
        • It prevents social change and creates a false consciousness
      • Patriarchy
        • Religion is an ideology which maintains women's subordination

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