Category: Beliefs in Society

Postmodernity and Religion – A-Level Sociology

Postmodernity and Religion Danielle Hervieu-Leger view on postmodernity and religion is that contemporary society is characterised by a lack of commitment to any particular religious tradition— instead, individuals make personal choices about what aspects of religion they wish to incorporate into their lives. This individualised approach to religion has led to a kind of “cultural […]

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Woodhead’s Theory of Religious Feminism

Woodhead’s Theory of Religious Feminism Linda Woodhead is a British sociologist and theologian who has studied religion and gender extensively. Her research focuses on how religious beliefs can be used to promote women’s liberation, and she has contributed significantly to the understanding of religious feminism. In particular, her work has focused on the hijab, or […]

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