Transformation of the Functionality of the Religious Complex as a Realization of its Social Adaptation Capabilities

Leonid A. Vyhovsʹkyy
2009 Ukrainian Religious Studies  
Religion in the history of society, as we know, has not always emerged as a relatively independent spiritual formation. Thus, in the conditions of primitive society, characterized by the syncretic nature of forms of human activity, it was not a separate subsystem, but a qualitative aspect of community life. Therefore, such religious beliefs permeate virtually all spheres of public life, moreover, often were its essence. For this reason, a religious factor was, to one degree or another, present
more » ... n all the structural and functional elements of social life of the time. It was he who determined the integrity and vector of social development of primitive society itself.
doi:10.32420/2009.50.2026 fatcat:a5xziln6ubgsvcywxk4hhuoz5q