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The Four (4) Elements of Religion

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on 25 March 2014

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Transcript of The Four (4) Elements of Religion

Religious sanction and beliefs reinforce the legitimacy of many rules and norms in the community.
Legitimation or legitimization is the act of providing legitimacy. Legitimation in the social sciences refers to the process whereby an act, process, or ideology becomes legitimate by its attachment to norms and values within a given society. It is the process of making something acceptable and normative to a group or audience.
The Four (4) Elements of Religion
are formal patterns that express symbolically a set of shared meanings, in the case of rituals such as baptism or communion, the shared meaning are sacred. rituals are heavily laden with symbolism, reinforce the beliefs of the community of believers.
religion establishes a code of behavior for the members, who belong and who does not. the participants are likely to think alike, to act like and therefore to be more comfortable with one another than with those who do not shared their beliefs.
human behavior is mainly concerned with the satisfaction of material wants. it is centered on the task of making a living, the most absorbing interest in man. to the end, man is all ages and among all classes struggle to bring about changes in the environment. the changes that have taking place and are taking place in the Philippines are the result chiefly of the interplay of forces in our efforts to improve our material well-being.
Sacred refers to phenomena that are regarded as extraordinary, transcend, and outside the everyday course of events, that is supernatural. Sacred is represented by a wide variety of symbols, which may include a God or set of God, a holy person; various revered writing such as the Bible, Koran, and torah; holy objects such as the cross and holy cities like Jerusalem or mecca.
>for the information of others Koran is the Islamic sacred book, believed to be the word of God as dictated to Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel and written down in Arabic. The Koran consists of 114 units of varying lengths, known as suras ; the first sura is said as part of the ritual prayer. These touch upon all aspects of human existence, including matters of doctrine, social organization, and legislation.
Profane refers to all phenomena that are not sacred. while water from river Jordan in the middle east is considered by many to be sacred, to the jordanians and Palestinians it is not.
Example of Sacred:
Example of Profane:
for example:
for christians, the cross profess their religious belief.
for example:
the economic activities are earning money, buying goods and services, putting up a business, or saving money in bank.
is concered with the specific economic unit of parts that makes an economic system and the relationship between those parts.
is concered with the economy as a whole; a large segment of it. it focuses on such problems as the role of unemployment, the changing level in of prices, the nation's total output of goods and services and the ways in which government raises and spends money.

>refers to the institution which resolves conflicts that are public in nature and involve more than a few people.
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