400 word essay. No plagiarism please
Based on the ideas of Emile Durkheim, identify three functions of religion for society. In light of these functions, do you think that a decline in the importance of religion might threaten U.S. society? If so, how? Could the family and, perhaps, the school â€œtake overâ€ some of religionâ€™s functions? Why or why not?
John J. Macionis