Unit 3: A Phenomenological Apprach (Summary)

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According to Berger and Luckmann, religion provides meaning to social life, it legitimizes norms and values and it can provide the marginalized with a set of ideas that can advocate social action to create change.

- The approach is concerned with how religious beliefs create or contribute to a 'socially constructed reality'.

- Individuals = actors. In order to act in this world individuals need to have a…


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