TITLE

KNOWLEDGE AND RELIGION IN SOCIETY: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

AUTHOR(S)
Mazman, İbrahim
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Ekev Academic Review;Summer2008, Vol. 12 Issue 36, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study purposes to deal with the problem of how sociological approaches to the issues of knowledge and religion diverge according to their theoretical points of view. After we discuss Karl Marx, Karl Mannheim and Berger-Luckmann in the sociology of knowledge section, we will examine ideas of Emile Durkheim and Max Weber on religion in the sociology of religion section. Whereas the sociology of knowledge usually treats ideas regarding to social and economic environments, sociology of religion handles religious doctrines in terms of their implications on secular and mundane activity. Thus, these two branches of sociology will be investigated here in terms of different theoretical perspectives.
ACCESSION #
37018795

 

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