Religion Structural Paradigms
Read the following chapters and discuss the statement given below: Chapters: 1. From the Historical Perspectives folder, read ” Chs 1, 2, and 3 – Religion in India ” (Clothey). 2. From the Sociological Perspectives folder, read ” Hinduism and India ” by Max Weber. Discuss the following statement in no less than 600 words: Historically and sociologically, the evolution of Hinduism has been different from that of religion in the West. Discuss these differences, especially from structural and functional angles. Also, within the Indian context itself, examine how Hinduism has followed a track different from Buddhism and Jainism. You should discuss the structural paradigms discussed in Clothey’s chapters.