The Elementary Forms of Religious Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Emile Durkheim

The Elementary Forms of Religious Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Emile Durkheim year 2008
  • Book name: The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
  • Author: Emile Durkheim
  • Release date: 2008/8/14
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780199540129
  • Rating: 9.93 of 10
  • Votes: 536
  • Review by: Vivian Toney
  • Review rating: 8.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/13
  • Total pages: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 48 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: If religion generated everything that is essential in society, this is because the idea of society is the soul of religion.'In The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (1912), Emile Durkheim set himself the task of discovering the enduring source of human social identity. He investigated what he considered to be the simplest form of documented religion - totemism among the Aborigines of Australia. Aboriginal religion was an avenue 'to yield an understanding of the religious nature of man, by showing us an essential and permanent aspect of humanity'. The need and capacity of men and women to relatesocially lies at the heart of Durkheim's exploration, in which religion embodies the beliefs that shape our moral universe.The Elementary Forms has been applauded and debated by sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, philosophers, and theologians, and continues to speak to new generations about the origin and nature of religion and society. This new, lightly abridged edition provides an excellent introduction to Durkheim's ideas. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H24M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sociology, Religious Books, Religious Groups: Social & Cultural Aspects, Society & Culture: General
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.16 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x200x20mm
  • Weight: 289g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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