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PARTS OF THE ESSAY
Functionalism
· Religion hinders Social Change.
· Durkheim, Parsons, Malinowski, Bellah
Marxism & Neo-Marxism
· Religion hinders Social Change
· Marx, Maduro, Worsley
Weber
· Acts as a Catalyst for Social Change
· Weber, Bruce, Martin Luther King, Christian New Right
Global Context
· Acts for and against Social Change
· Weber, Nanda, Redding, Lehman…read more

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FUNCTIONALIST
)
(Afterlife
Offers us hope and
rable
confidence for the
unanswe
future
to the
answers
Offers us
Religion...
trust.
and
Gives us shared stability
norms and values giving
(Value Consensus) people,
Unifies…read more

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THEORY'S
Durkheim
Look at Aborigines in Australia who saw Worshipped the totem = Worshipping
items as Sacred or Profane stable society,
Malinowski
Looks at The Trobriand Islanders who At times of potential risk women did
survived off fishing. religious rituals to protect husbands.
Parsons
Religion has a code of laws that have
Religion bonds us in times of trauma e.
to be followed for a passage to
g. funerals etc.
afterlife.…read more

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CIVIL RELIGION - BELLAH
y
r i s t ianit
Ch faith
t h e
is erica
of A m
Everyone pledges
allegiance to the flag
Being religious = Being
American. Not so much a
belief just the name and
identity.…read more

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1. Most people in the 1.London Bombings
Uk do attend Funerals prove religion can
to grieve. cause terrorism not
2. People turn to stability.
religion to deal with 2. Religion can
trauma (9/11) radicalise young men.
3. We use prayer to 3. Studies were small
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