TITLE

RELIGIÃO COMO SOLVENTE -- UMA AULA

AUTHOR(S)
Pierucci, Antônio Flávio
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Novos Estudos;jul2006, Issue 75, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
On the opposite direction of Durkheim, to whom the role of religion is to reconnect the individual with the society he belongs, this essay states that nowadays religion's social power is quite the opposite: it separates people from its origins. Taking Max Weber's work as a guideline, it supports that universal religion of individual salvation, the religious form that usually predominates, works as a device that disconnects people from their mother-culture.
ACCESSION #
22466264

 

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