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  • Key Thinkers in the Sociology of Religion.
    Fenn, Richard K. (2009)
    London & New York: Continuum.

    Expostiions of aspects of the approaches of selected scholars.

    Associated Search Terms: Freud, Sigmund; Bell, Catherine; Martin, David A.; Wilson, Bryan R.; Bloch, Maurice; Weber, Max; Parsons, Talcott; Geertz, Clifford; Durkheim, Émile; Berger, Peter L.; Luhmann, Niklas
  • Geneaologies of Religion. Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam.
    Asad, Talal (1993)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Argues against a transhistorical definition of religion. Describes origins of anthropologists' concepts of religion, ritual, inquisitorial torture, & penance. Sees obedience as crucial in medieval Christian monasticism. Culture is analogous to referents, not text. Discusses public criticism in Islamic Saudi Arabia.

    Associated Search Terms: Obedience; Geertz, Clifford; Saudi Arabia; Penance; Torture; Monasticism; Law; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Historical; Foucault, Michel; Definition of religion; Catholic, medieval; Methodology; Ritual
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