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The Elementary Forms of Religious Life

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Published in 1912, The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life was the last major book by the great sociologist Emile Durkheim. An early translation ... Show synopsis

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  • The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (Free Press) – Hardcover (1995)
    by Emile Durkheim, Karen Fields (Translator)

    The Elementary Forms of Religious Life

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    ISBN: 0029079365
    ISBN-13: 9780029079362

    In this work, first published in 1912, Emile Durkheim examines a wide range of religious topics including: forms of animism, naturism, and totemism; fundamental concepts such as the soul, spirits and gods; and cults and rites. He argues that the origins of religion are social in nature, and that religious forms cannot be understood apart from their functions.

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dominicue

Classic in the field. A must read.

by dominicue on Jan 1, 2009

A classic in the field of religious studies or on aspects on religiosity. Also dealt with on sociological grounds are how such areas of psychic life can be classified and designated. Observes and comments on behavior relating to the numinous; considers such behaviors and motivations starting with earliest times by man .

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