Religion as a Social Institution
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Živilė Advilionienė
Published 2005-10-29
https://doi.org/10.15388/SocMintVei.2005.2.6001
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Keywords

religion
social instution
É. Durkheim
M. Weber
P. L. Berger
Th. Luckmann
R. Grigas
I. E. Laumenskaitė

How to Cite

Advilionienė Živilė (2005) “Religion as a Social Institution”, Sociologija. Mintis ir veiksmas, 160, pp. 118-127. doi: 10.15388/SocMintVei.2005.2.6001.

Abstract

The aim of the article is analyze the characteristics and functions of religion as a social institution in contemporary society. The is built upon the ideas of Durkheim, Weber, Berger and Luckmann, Grigas, Laumenskaitė. A special attention is given to the concpetions of the social construction of reality and symbolic universe of Berger and Luckmann.
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