Welcome to your written examination. Choose one of the questions below and develop it in detail. The link to submit your essay will open on Thursday, Sept. 13, 10 AM, and will close on Sunday, 11:59 PM.
– Use this week to work on your essay portion.
Length: 250-275 words.
Double-spaced, 12-size-font Times New Roman. PS: The more vocabulary you include from our readings and lectures the more points you get. Considering the shifting definition of religion in the western academic context since the 16thcentury, define and contrast the functionalist and phenomenological method of approach to religion. Name a theorist that represents each side and analyze how their interpretations about religion differ. What theories and terminology did they propose to support their position?