MSOE-003 Sociology of Religion in English Solved Assignment 2019-2020

MSOE-003 Solved Assignment 2019-2020


Indira Gandhi National Open University
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA)
Programme Code : MSO
Course Code : MSOE-003
Assignment Code: MSOE-003/AST/TMA/2019-20

Title Name

MSOE-003 Sociology Solved Assignment 2019-20

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course MA(Sociology) MSO
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2019-2020 Course: MA(Sociology) MSO
Session 2019-20
Short Name MSOE-003 (ENGLISH)
Assignment Code MSOE-003/AST/TMA/2019-20
Product Assignment of MA(Sociology) 2019-2020 (IGNOU)
Submission Date July 2019 Session Students- 31st March 2020 

January 2020 Session Students- 30th September 2020



Answer questions from both the sections.
Answer five questions worth 100 marks from Sections 1 and 2. Attempt at least two
questions from each section.
Section- I
Answer at least two questions in about 500 words each from this section.
1. Write a critical note on Weberian approach to study religion. 20
2. Explain the relevance of Durkheim’s approach in studying religion in modern
society. 20
3. Describe religion as a system of symbols. 20

4. Discuss the relationship between religion and economy from Max Weber’s
perspective. 20
5. Describe the historical and comparative approaches to the study of religion. 20
Section 2
Answer at least two questions in about 500 words each from this section.
6. Discuss the religious legacy of the Croogs. 20
7. Compare and contrast magic and religion. 20

8. Discuss the concepts of auspiciousness and purity. 20
9. What is totemism? In what way does Levi Strauss employ totemism employ
totemism to understand social reality. 20

10. Discuss the phenomenological approach to religion as outlined by Peter Berger. 20


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