Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1


Religion is a force of social change

Max Weber (Action Theorist)

· Argues that a Calvinist belief which is a form of Protestantism (founded by John
Calvin) helped bring social change to Capitalist system in Northern European.
· Weber points out that the past capitalist system was linked to greed…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Religion as a Conservative Force



Functionalist
· Functionalist see religion as a CF as its apart of the social institution within society to
`keep it alive'.
· Religions function is to serve the purpose of social stability and prevent society
disintegrating in events which could disrupt the life of society…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all resources »