Social Origins of Religion

Social Origins of Religion

by Roger Bastide
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0816632499

ISBN-13: 9780816632497

Pub. Date: 06/15/2003

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

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ISBN-13:
9780816632497
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
06/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Prefacexxiii
Introduction: The Object, Limits, and Method of the Sociology of Religionxxv
Part I.The Sphere of the Sacred1
1.Definition of Religion3
2.Magic8
Part II.Social Elements of Religious Life35
3.Representational Elements37
4.Prohibitions: Relations between Religion and Morality64
5.Driving Elements: Rituals82
6.Organization of Religion110
Part III.Religious Systems121
7.Geographical Conditions of Religious Life124
8.Social Conditions of Religious Life130
9.Relations among Religious Systems141
10.Relations between Religious Systems and Other Social Systems149

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