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  • The Sociology of Religion.
    O'Dea, Thomas F. (1954)
    American Catholic Sociological Rvieew 15:2: 73-92. [Also in Thomas F. O'Dea, Sociology and the Study of Religion. Theory, Research, Interpretation. New York: Basic, 1970, pp. 221-239]

    Reviews & makes a critique of Talcott Parsons' sociology of religion, as retaining positivistic presuppositions.

    Associated Search Terms: Parsons, Talcott; Functionalism; Sociology of religion; Positivism
  • Values, Positivism, and the Functional Theory of Religion: The Growth of a Moral Dilemma.
    Kolb, William L. (1953)
    Social Forces 31:4: 305-311. [Also in J. Milton Yinger (ed.), Religion, Socity and the Individual (New York: Macmillan, 1957), pp. 599-609]

    Associated Search Terms: Positivism; Functionalism; Values
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