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Human Culture(s) as Moral Order(s)

Christian Smith

in Moral, Believing Animals: Human Personhood and Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162028
eISBN:
9780199849673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162028.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The ideas of culture and action are central in sociology and social theory. This chapter argues that the most adequate approach to theorizing human culture must be a normative one that conceives of ... More


What Do We Mean by “Religion”?

Brent Nongbri

in Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154160
eISBN:
9780300154177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154160.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the definition of religion in a more precise manner. It uses the term “the modern notion of religion” to refer to a dominant way the term is used in the U.S. now. It argues ... More


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