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Beliefs in
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1. Theories of science,
religion 1. Theories of
science, religion and

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ideology and ideology
Key questions Key questions
What is the role and What is the role and
purpose of religion? purpose of religion?
What are other What are other beliefs
systems - beliefs systems - Science and
ideology. Science and ideology.
Key information Key information
Theories of Religion: Theories of…

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Emile Substantive Substantive Functional
Functional Emile Durkheim Durkheim definition
definition definition
definition (1912) (1912) To To be be a a
religion
religion To To be be a a religion religion it
it Did Did a a study study of of it it
must must have have a
a must must…

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psychological aboriginal aboriginal the the function
function for for its
its tribes tribes in in supernatural,
supernatural, believers believers or
or Australia. Australia. He He
(Exclusivist) (Exclusivist) society
society found found that that (Inclusivist). (Inclusivist). religion religion
has
has social social functions functions for for its its members. members.
Sacred…

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USA USA and and God God bless bless America America is is the
the best best example.

example. religion
religion and and aims aims and and allows allows us us to to work work as
as a a group, group, society society couldn't couldn't survive survive
without without it. it.…

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Christianity and Judaism, Christianity and Judaism, the poor
are offered the poor are offered heavenly rewards for their
heavenly rewards for their unequal social positions. unequal
social positions.
Marx says religion will Marx says religion will have no place in
have no place in Communism Communism
Hinduism and Buddhism Hinduism…

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A Structuralist theory A Structuralist theory which says religion is
which says religion is bad because it is used bad because it is
used by the Bourgeoisie to by the Bourgeoisie to exploit the
proletariat exploit the proletariat and create false class and create
false class consciousness. consciousness.
Compensation Compensation…

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reality Religion Religion isn't isn't the the real real problem
problem leading leading to to false false class
class consciousness. consciousness. Capitalism Capitalism is is
the the problem, problem, although although Opium Opium of of
the the masses masses religion religion may may offer offer
solace solace & & comfort…

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Beliefs in
society Beliefs
in society

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Revision pack
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Exam: Exam: 2121stst Jan 2011
Jan 2011 2:00 pm ­ 1 1/2 hours
(40%) 2:00 pm ­ 1 1/2 hours
(40%)

Page 3

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1. Theories of science,
religion 1. Theories of
science, religion and

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ideology and ideology
Key questions Key questions
What is the role and What is the role and
purpose of religion? purpose of religion?
What are other What are other beliefs
systems - beliefs systems - Science and
ideology. Science and ideology.
Key information Key information
Theories of Religion: Theories of…

Page 5

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Emile Substantive Substantive Functional
Functional Emile Durkheim Durkheim definition
definition definition
definition (1912) (1912) To To be be a a
religion
religion To To be be a a religion religion it
it Did Did a a study study of of it it
must must have have a
a must must…

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psychological aboriginal aboriginal the the function
function for for its
its tribes tribes in in supernatural,
supernatural, believers believers or
or Australia. Australia. He He
(Exclusivist) (Exclusivist) society
society found found that that (Inclusivist). (Inclusivist). religion religion
has
has social social functions functions for for its its members. members.
Sacred…

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USA USA and and God God bless bless America America is is the
the best best example.

example. religion
religion and and aims aims and and allows allows us us to to work work as
as a a group, group, society society couldn't couldn't survive survive
without without it. it.…

Page 8

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Christianity and Judaism, Christianity and Judaism, the poor
are offered the poor are offered heavenly rewards for their
heavenly rewards for their unequal social positions. unequal
social positions.
Marx says religion will Marx says religion will have no place in
have no place in Communism Communism
Hinduism and Buddhism Hinduism…

Page 9

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A Structuralist theory A Structuralist theory which says religion is
which says religion is bad because it is used bad because it is
used by the Bourgeoisie to by the Bourgeoisie to exploit the
proletariat exploit the proletariat and create false class and create
false class consciousness. consciousness.
Compensation Compensation…

Page 10

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reality Religion Religion isn't isn't the the real real problem
problem leading leading to to false false class
class consciousness. consciousness. Capitalism Capitalism is is
the the problem, problem, although although Opium Opium of of
the the masses masses religion religion may may offer offer
solace solace & & comfort…

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