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Belief Systems in Human Society
The Variable Characteristics of Belief
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activities adaptation anomie association basis become behavior belief system Berger bureaucratic Cargo Cults chapter characteristics of belief church commitment communication complex concern Confucianism consensual validation context of meaning culture developed Durkheim empirical relevance environment example existence external fact function Ghost Dance goals group membership highly human ideas important individual institutional differentiation integration interaction internal interpersonal relationships involve Jehovah's Witnesses Kamakura shogun kind large numbers logic mass belief mass media ment millenarian movements norms organizational vehicle orientation pluralistic ignorance polarization political population pressure of events problems produce propositions Protestantism reality recruitment relation relationships relatively religion religious response ritual Roman Catholicism Samurai simply social organization social structure social vehicle sociology of belief sociology of knowledge sociology of religion specialized specific statement substantive beliefs systematic systems of belief tend theory tion traditional typically typology urban belief urban social urban society values variable wrenches