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Comparing Two Congregations

Please take two of your observations and compare and contrast them according to the following rubric:

1) Type of ritual (what specific elements)

2) Relationship between the sacred and the profane (what indicators symbolize the difference)

3) One of the following sociological concepts:

a. Social class

b. Gender

c. Race/ethnicity

4) Conclude with one paragraph in which you explain what observing religious practices has taught you about religion in society.This paper should be approximately 3 – 4 pages.

Elfriede Wedam

Loyola University Chicago

Private College or University
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Undergraduate Course
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Religious Studies, Sociology

General Comparative Traditions
Religous Tradition

Class/Power, Gender/Women/ Sexuality, Race/Ethnicity

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