Analyze eliades’ and lame deers’ books from durkheims’ perspectives.
Read three books: Durkheim, Elementary Forms of the Religious Life ( Focus especially )
Eliade, The Sacred and the Profane
Lame Deer, Vision Quest
Explain how Durkheim agrees with Eliade’s analysis of religion’s functions and show how he interprets them sociologically. Then analyze Lame Deer’s vision quest from Durkheim’s perspective. [3-4 Pages.]
Compare the definition of “Religion” and “Totem” of Durkheims’ and Lame Deers’ book. (a must)
Citation: Only In-text citation (also paraphrased) should include page numbers. (V important)