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|Title||:||The Elementary Forms of Religious Life|
|Author||:||Émile Durkheim, Mark S. Cladis, Carol Cosman|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press|
|Number of Pages||:||416|
|Category||:||Sociology, Religion, Anthropology, Non fiction, Philosophy, Academic|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Elementary Forms of Religious Life In i The Elementary Forms of Religious Life i Emile Durkheim sets himself the task of discovering the enduring source of human social identity He investigates what he considered to be the simplest form of documented religion totemism among the Aborigines of Australia For Durkheim studying Aboriginal religion was a way 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 relate to one another socially lies at the heart of Durkheim s exploration in which religion embodies the beliefs that shape our moral universe .
i The Elementary Forms i has been applauded and debated by sociologists anthropologists ethnographers philosophers and theologians and continues to speak to new generations about the intriguing origin and nature of religion and society This new lightly abridged edition provides an excellent introduction to Durkheim s ideas