The Interpretation of Cultures Questions and Answers

The Interpretation of Cultures

In part 3 of the book Geertz defines religion as "a cultural system", calling for a wider approach to the study of religion that incorporates modern theory alongside the works of Durkheim, Veber,...

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The Interpretation of Cultures

The short answer to this question can be found in the title of the collection of essays being referenced, The Interpretation of Culture. Geertz argued that culture was basically like an idiom, or a...

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The Interpretation of Cultures

Religion has torn apart cultures, communities, and countries. Religion has been celebrated and banned, taught in schools and forbidden, and been accepted and denied. Religion consists of practices,...

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