Assess the view that religion is a force for social change


Introduction - Religion is a conservative force; traditional e.g. defending traditional customs, institutions or moral views. Also it functions to conserve things to maintain the status quo. Marxists and feminists say it contributes to social stability.

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  • Marx says religion is a conservative ideology which prevents social change.
  • Which means by legitimating inequality false class consciousness is created within the working class and prevents revolution
  • This shows that the working class believe that there is nothing wrong with the situation that they are currently in which will inevitably prevent social change from happening therefore the…


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