What is the interpretivist view of the role of religion?


A level


10m 0s
Weber argued that to understand religion, you need to look at the meanings attached to it. This micro, or small scale approach to understanding the role of religion is explored in this podcast.

  1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 
  2. What is different about Weber’s approach to understanding the role of religion.
  3. Describe Weber’s study. What are his three main concepts?
  4. What are the problems with Weber’s approach?

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