Georg Simmel was a German sociologist, philosopher, critic, also a prolific writer, who published more than two hundred of his articles appeared in a great variety of journals, newspapers, and magazines during his lifetime, and several more were published posthumously. He wrote fifteen major works in the fields of philosophy, ethics, sociology, and cultural criticism, and another five or six less significant works.
“A Contribution to the Sociology of Religion’ is an article, presented a systematic reconstruction of Georg Simmel’s sociology of religion. Following the development of his sociology of religion, it successively analyses religion as a form of interaction, as a symbolic form and as a personal form. Religiosity is the central category of Simmel’s writings on religion.
We are glad to present you the work of one of the great German sociologists, whose ideas have heavily influenced a vast array of scholars including renowned sociologists like Norbert Elias and Robert Park, the great European philosophers Martin Heidegger and Martin Buber, as well as the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. Enjoy the reading!