sociology chapter 14
sociology chapter 14 SOCI 2010
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Chapter 14 religion 12072015 Today a new trend in religion is taking the parts of religion that you like and disregarding those that you disagree with 0 Religion is an institution 0 Religion is full of rules for societal norms and punishment for disobeying o Religions tend to see themselves as truths ght each other to claim to religion for their areas 0 America made an early legal commitment to pluralism and separation of church and state 0 Most US protestant 0 Most important level of organization is the local congregation Non religious people often go to church for the shared experience Often born into your religion 0 Churches tend to be segregated by race class and lifestyle area of residency 0 Ethnic churches serve as community centers and safe havens 0 Most segregated church in the US is the historically black church White allowed civil rights movement to develop strength and to develop quickly 0 Despite poor treatment women tend to be more religious in US 0 Older people are more religious Authority of church has decreased but not religiousness Secularization seems to have spread in Europe 0 Lack of one main religion in the US lstability of religiosity 0 Diversity of population also linked to stability 0 1 explanation though politics Functionalist o Durkheim religion function to promote social order 0 Con ict o Marx religion is the opiate of the masses distraction from exploitation