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Religion and Durkheim's Sociological Construct
An analysis of the incompatible role of religious belief with Durkheim's sociological construct for religion.
# 138555 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , Religion and Theology (General)

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The paper discusses the principles of totemism and the tenets of an objective realization of science, and explains how Durkheim argues against the compatibility of science and religion. The paper further relates that although the symbolic beliefs of early cultures may have been important for uniting people together, they are all invariably associated with something that can be measured and materialized-via science.

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