Unit 17: Religion

This chapter focuses on a sociological interpretation of religion, including the major forms and roles of religion and religious organization in societies, the process of becoming religious, the relationship between religious beliefs and other social and political attitudes, the character of religious affiliation in the U.S. and recent changes in religious behavior.


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    anti-Semitism brainwashing charisma
    churches collective consciousness conversion
    cult denomination ideology
    monotheism polytheism profane
    Protestant Ethic rationalization of society religion
    religiosity religious socialization ritual
    sacred sect secular
    secularization totem