Max Weber Religion

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Introduction Religion include beliefs, values and practices that is hold by individual. According to Juli, religious beliefs is a “crucial part of that larger concept and it is distinct from religion practice”. Every religion have different culture and beliefs that they hold on. Human need beliefs to calm and discipline them. Even now, religion and belief are still endure in our daily life. Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim and Max Weber Are well-known sociologist since the past. They were born in different places but have the same aspiration on the society and investigated deeply in the society. Karl Marx was born on May 5, 1818 in German. He was a German philosopher. His work emphasized the relationship between the religion and the economic or social…show more content…
In their research, they concerned about the human being religion, thus they construct many experience to make sure the results they get is perfect and logical. However, although their main idea were almost the same, but they still have different view as Karl Marx Argue that religion oppresses the people while Emile Durkheim state that religion unites the society whereas Max Weber was deeply investigating the religion without judging…show more content…
Max Weber believed that the religion is a kind of force that motivate people. In his research rationalization is the term that used to explain the rationalism, the positive thinking of the in a society. Since religion is a motivated force, the rationalization among the society should be decrease. However, Max Weber believe that the society will move towards bureaucracy as the rationalization in the society does not decreased due to the industrial revolution. Conclusion In conclusion, regarding to the religion and beliefs system, the idea of Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim and Max Weber were similar in the way that they believe that the religion are important and cannot be ignored. Religion and belief system is truly important and cannot be forgotten as it is a culture from pass that already apply deeply from our great grandparents. Religion and belief is a ‘string’ that restrict our behavior and prevent us from doing something
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