By Mary Douglas
Bringing anthropology in to the world of faith, Douglas enters into the continued debate in spiritual circles surrounding which means and formality. The ebook not just presents a transparent rationalization to 4 targeted attitudes to faith, but in addition defends hierarchical different types of non secular association and makes an attempt to preserve a balanced judgement among fundamentalism and demonstrated faith. Douglas has because largely subtle the grid/group thought and has utilized it to patron behaviour, labour routine and political parties.
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