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Topic Key people Key ideas
Defining religion Functional/inclusivist definition
Substantive/exclusivist
definition
Functionalism Durkheim Totemism
Sacred and profane
Collective worship/conscience
AO2-WORSLEY
Parsons Primary source of meaning
Malinowski Psychological functions-life
crises
Bellah Civil religion
Marxism Marx Opium of the people
Religion as ideology
Religion as a product of
alienation
A02-LEECH
Feminism De Beauvoir/el Saadawi Maintain male domination
Armstrong Marginalisation
Woodhead/ Watson Veiling/independence
Religion and social change Weber Calvinism
AO2-TAWNEY
KAUTSKY
Neo Marxism Engels Dual character
Bloch Dual character/expression of
hope
Gramsci Hegemony
Examples religiously inspired Otto Maduro/Lowy Liberation theology
change
Bruce American civil rights movement
New Christian right
Worsley Millenarian movements
Postmodernism Davie Believing without belonging
Spiritual shopping Hervieu-Leger
Lyon Disneyfication
Types of religious Willis World rejecting, world
organisations accommodating, and world
affirming
Why are sects short lived? Becker Cooling down process
Barker Changing circumstances for the
younger members as they
grow older
Aldridge Sects are long lived
Wilson Conversionist sects and
introversionist/ advertist sects
Explaining religious movements
Cults and NRMs

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Sects
Weber Rationalistion
Weber Social marginality
Wilson Social change
Gender and religious Miller and Hoffman Socialisation
participation
Halman and Draulans Guardians of the family
Davie Visions of god
Bruce Nurturing role
Walter and Davie Life, death and changes in life
Social class and religious Marx Opium of the oppressed
participation
Maduro Force for change-subject class
Age and religious participation Lynch/Roof Spiritual shoppers/expanded
spiritual marketplace
Davie Privatization of
religion-believing without
belonging
Bruce Declining religious education
Ethnicity and religious Moodoo Individual choice
participation
Davie/Durkheim Social integration
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