Unit 3: Theories/ Perspectives Together and Summarised

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:) Functionalism: Religion contributes to social harmony/ social order. It operates and acts as a social 'glue.'

:( Marxists: Religion operates to maintain the status quo. It is a form of ideological control.

:( Feminists: Religion maintains and legitimizes male privileges and perpetuates patriarchy.

All three make similar observations regarding the role of religion to society

- All believe that…


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