Sociology Religion Contemporary United States Consider the contemporary United States.
Are you more inclined to agree with Durkheim’s view of religion as a source of social stability or Weber’s view of religion as a source of social change? Explain your view.
Now, expand your view to the rest of the world Which sociologist do you tend to agree with globally speaking? Elaborate on why your answer differs or not. Most Americans say they believe in God, and more than a third say they attend religious services every week. Yet studies show that people do not really go to church as often as they claim, and it is not always clear what they mean when they tell pollsters they believe in God or pray.