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Religion

  • P. L. Selfe
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Abstract

Among the important topic areas on which questions are based are the following:
  1. 1
    The secularisation debate:
    1. (a)

      The problems of definition.

       
    2. (b)

      The problems of measuring the extent of secularisation.

       
    3. (c)

      The causes of secularisation.

       
     
  2. 2
    Sects, denominations and churches:
    1. (a)

      Examples of the typology and its value to sociologists.

       
    2. (b)

      Reasons for the emergence of sects.

       
     
  3. 3
    Theories of religion:
    1. (a)

      Functionalist.

       
    2. (b)

      Weberian.

       
    3. (c)

      Marxian.

       
     

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© P. L. Selfe 1987

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