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||Assoc.Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA ŞEN
The principal aim of this course is to acquaint stundets with the main approaches, theories and concepts within sociology of religion.
Religion and culture in a world-wide perspective. Different approaches to the definition of religion. Patterns of differentiation of religion in relation to society. The role of religion in the modernization process, and the effects of modernization on religion. Organizational structures and patterns of institutionalization in religion. Religion and social stratification.
It is hoped that this course will allow students to better understand sociological perspectives on religion.