Jedism. The Religion of Star Wars
The Return of the Jedi
So far this semester, we have studied several different sociological theories of religion.
These theories are built on both the known history of religions in the world and the cultures in
which they originated, as well as, appropriately enough, theoretical suggestions of how those religions, and indeed any religion at all, will survive in the future. The theory I find the most true is Stark and Bainbridge's in The Future of Religion, although I like some elements from others, like Berger's concepts of reification and secularization.
George Lucas's Star Wars trilogy,…
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