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Religion, the social context

by Meredith B. McGuire

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-384) and indexes.

    StatementMeredith B. McGuire.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL60 .M36 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 400 p. ;
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL997472M
    ISBN 100534505724
    LC Control Number96036182

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    Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture (SARC) is concerned with religious and cultural aspects of the ancient world, with a special emphasis on studies that utilize social scientific methods of analysis. By “ancient world”, the series is not limited to Greco-Roman and ancient Near Eastern cultures, though that is the primary regional focus. This research formed the basis of Durkheim's book, The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life, which is certainly the best‐known study on the sociology of religion. Durkheim viewed religion within the context of the entire society and acknowledged its place in influencing the thinking and behavior of the members of society.

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