Let’s turn a page in the book of Sociology: Subject is Symbolic Interactionism

Let's think

Herbert Blumer described Symbolic Interactionism as ”

People act toward things based on the meaning those things have for them, and these meanings are derived from social interaction and modified through interpretation.[2]

Sociologists working in this tradition have researched a wide range of topics using a variety of research methods. However, the majority of interactionist research uses qualitative research techniques, like participant observation, to study aspects of (1) social interaction and/or (2) individual selves. ”

(The above excerpt is taken from Wikipedia)

Attending the Shrines, Temples and Holy places is common in Subcontinent. The practice is not religion specific. A wide range of religious schools follow similar practices.

“Tying a Knot” is one of those common practices that again is carried out in various places that are considered Holy by followers of various religions.

I however had not seen this ritual being practiced in Christianity until my recent…

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