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On Durkheim's Elementary Forms of Religious Life

Edited by N.J. Allen, W.S.F. Pickering, W. Watts Miller

Routledge – 1998 – 240 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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Description

This is the first collection of essays to be published on Durkheim's masterpiece The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. It represents the work of the most important international Durkheim scholars from the fields of anthropology, philosophy and sociology. The essays focus on key topics including:

* the method Durkheim adopted in his study

* the role of ritual and belief in society

* the nature of contemporary religion

The contributors also explore cutting-edge debates about the notion of the soul and collective rituals.

Name: On Durkheim's Elementary Forms of Religious Life (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by N.J. Allen, W.S.F. Pickering, W. Watts Miller. This is the first collection of essays to be published on Durkheim's masterpiece The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. It represents the work of the most important international Durkheim scholars from the fields of anthropology, philosophy and...
Categories: Social Theory, Sociology of Religion