“Religion can be both a conservative force and an initiator of social change” to what extent do sociological arguments and evidence support this view?

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"Religion can be both a conservative force and an initiator of social change" to what extent do
sociological arguments and evidence support this view?

Sociologists such as Durkheim and Marx have argued that religion is a conservative force in the sense
that it maintains the status quo, disagreeing with…

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oppression to prevent social change by giving them that false class consciousness. He also sees
religion as justifies social inequality between the ruling and working class. This can be seen in the
hymn 'All Things Bright and Beautiful' which says "the rich man in his castle, the poor man…

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because of King we no longer have legal segregation, even though we know that today some
people are not happy about what came along with the revolution and all of the new laws. We can
criticise Maduro and say that although his ideas of Liberation theory helped to bring…

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thought there are two sides to every story and we can argue that no it does not change things and it
keeps things the same as they have always been that is only if we can see it from the view point of
the Marxists, Functionalists and Feminists, we…

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