MSOE-003 Sociology of Religion Solved Assignment 2021-22 in English


Course Code : MSOE-003
Course Title : Sociology of Religion
Language : English
Session : 2021-22 (July 2021 and January 2022)
Last Date of Submission :  31st March, 2022 (for July 2021 session)
30th September, 2022 (for January 2022 session)
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Course Code : MSOE-3
Course Title : Sociology of Religion
Medium : English Medium
Program : MA (Sociology)
Max Marks : 100
Weightage : 30%
Session : July 2021 and January 2022 (2021-22)
Last Date of Submission : 31st March, 2022 (for July 2021 session)
30th September, 2022 (for January 2022 session)
Solution Type : Softcopy (PDF File)

Indira Gandhi National Open University
Elective Course in M.A. Sociology
MSOE-003: Sociology of Religion
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA)

Programme Code: MSO
Course Code: MSOE-003
Assignment Code: MSOE-003/AST/TMA/2021-2022

Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

Answer any five questions selecting at least two from each Section. Your answer should be in about 500 words each.


1. In what way does religion contribute to the healing process? Illustrate your answer with a suitable example. 20
2. Discuss the role religious specialists in society with reference to the perspective of Max Weber. 20
3. Critically discuss Durkheim’s perspective on religion. 20
4. Examine Marxian approach to the understanding of religion. 20
5. Explain the role of priests and prophets in Nuer society. 20


6. Discuss the main reasons that contributed to the wide spread of the cult of Sai Baba of Shirdi. 20
7. ‘Religion is a system of symbols’. Discuss. 20
8. What is ‘totemism’? In what way does it reflect the relationship between human beings (culture) and nature. 20
9. Discuss Peter Berger’s viewpoint on the future of religion in society. 20
10. Write short notes on the following: 20
(i) Religious Conversion
(ii) Communalism


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