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  11. Symbolic stories which communities use to explain the universe and their place within it are known as 12. Describe at least two changes feminists are seeking to make within patriarchal religions. __________________________ / ____________________________ 13. The rare quality of personal magnetism often ascribed to founders of religion is ___________________..

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Multiple Choice   1.   __________ refers to the many practices of worship and devotion that arose in southern Asia to seek blessings from deities, to maintain rules of purity, and to meditate on the wheel of suffering.   a. Sikhism b. Hinduism c. Christianity d. Shinto     2.   About _____ percent of India’s 800 million people consider themselves Hindus,.

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    11. Max Weber (1958) drew on various Protestant religious responses to develop his theory that what he called the “Protestant ethic” provided a psychological push for the development of __________ in Europe.   a. modern capitalism b. Marxism c. Socialism d. Christian/Socialism     12. What activity did Richard Baxter oppose as a Puritan?   a. sex b. sensuous pleasure c. remedial.

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    11. The Karbala massacre became the pivotal event in the emergence and identity of the “party of ‘Alî.” Now known as the __________, this group conceived of legitimate authority as being forever charismatic.   a. Sufi party b. Sunni party c. Shî’î, “party d. Muslim party     12. The __________ party is the majority and are the successors to.

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Multiple Choice   1.   __________ introduced the idea that everyday speech by ordinary people can, when accompanied by God’s grace, be divinely inspired.   a. Protestants b. Lutherans c. Baptists d. Episcopalians     2.   In the sixteenth century, several Christian scholars, notably Martin Luther (1483–1546) in Germany and John Calvin (1509–1564) in Geneva, protested against certain Church teachings, thus giving.

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    11. Because slave-owners prohibited the practice of African religions, some Africans translated ideas and deities of West African religions into the images and language of __________.   a. Protestantism b. Catholicism c. Mormonism d. Unitarianism     12. An Umbanda deity is called a/an __________, and can be traced back to the original in Yoruba society in West Africa.   a. Orisha b..

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    11. Buddhist teachings became the religion of __________ under Asoka (r. 268–239), who constructed a new imperial state in India.   a. the day b. du jour c. Hindus d. state           12. One indicator that violence was renounced as a central element in Hindu life was the practice of conducting animal sacrifice alongside __________ sacrifice.   a. material b..

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Multiple Choice   1.   The best demographic information shows that Muslim women born in Europe are having about the same number of children as non-Muslim __________.   a. Asians b. South Asians c. Africans d. Europeans     2.   German officials have declared that __________ is not a religion.   a. Mormonism b. Scientology c. Catholicism d. Epistemology     3.   This text does not use a hard-and-fast.

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Multiple Choice   1.   The sociologist Arnold van Gennep pointed out in 1908 that across many societies, __________ display a similar sequential structure.   a. transition rituals b. separation rituals c. reincorporation rituals d. introductory rituals     2.   Arnold van Gennep notes that rites marking birth, puberty, __________, and death, are often structured temporally as _________ distinct stages.   a. marriage/four b..

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  11. Making the pilgrimage is one of the __________ ritual obligations, or rukns (pillars), of Islam.   a. three b. four c. five d. six     12. Death rituals across societies can be seen as highlighting ideas about the individual’s relationship to the __________.   a. infinite b. collectivity c. void d. society     13. In much of China and Taiwan, villagers conceive of.

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  • 11. Making the pilgrimage one of the __________ ritual obligations,
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Multiple Choice   1.   As with Catholicism and Buddhism, Islam always was __________ in its conception, in the sense of having a global reach.   a. local b. regional c. continental d. transnational     2.    Muslims established a presence in Europe early in Islamic history. They expanded into Europe from two directions: from northern Africa into Spain (and for a brief.

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  • Multiple Choice 1.   As with Catholicism and Buddhism, Islam always was
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Multiple Choice   1.   Catholicism is distinguished from other branches of Christianity by the authority of __________, the importance of sacraments and the Eucharist, and the doctrine of the Trinity.   a. the Pope b. Rome c. Venice d. the Holy Roman Emperor     2.   The Shroud of Turin is what anthropologists call a/an __________  relationship between the sign.

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Multiple Choice   1.   Anthony Wallace defines __________ as “a deliberate, organized, conscious effort by members of a society to construct a more satisfying culture.”   a. religion b. revitalization movements c. reflective movements d. revisionist history     2.  The tendency of Fundamentalists to separate from the world was challenged in the 1970s when the __________ movement, led by Jerry.

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  • Multiple Choice 1.   Anthony Wallace defines __________ as “a deliberate, organized,
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Multiple Choice   1.    In 1998, 25 percent of American Internet-users used the Web for “religious purposes” and by 2003, __________ percent did so.   a. 46 b. 51 c. 64 d. 82     2.   Belief.net allows users to create virtual __________.   a. churches b. sacrificial centers c. prayer circles d. multi-denominational prayer groups     3.   Virtual churches, temples, etc., allow for an individual to.

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Multiple Choice   1.   The story of Mary in the Americas exemplifies the logic of religious __________, or the blending of two or more traditions.   a. mixing b. syncretism c. totenism d. blending     2.   __________ occurs when people adopt a new religion but attempt to make it fit with older ideas and practices.   a. Mixing b. Syncretism c. Totenism d. Blending     3.  The.

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Multiple Choice   1.   In practice, __________ freely blend elements from indigenous practices, state-inspired Shinto, and the traditions of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism, with a bit of Christianity thrown in from time to time.   a. Asians b. Japanese c. Chinese d. Burmese     2.Across many surveys, from __________ of Japanese people say that they have no religious beliefs.

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  11. In South Asia, Buddhism diverged into two major streams: Theravada and __________.   a. Mahayana b. Zen c. Shingon d. Nichiren     12. The __________ stream of Buddhism spread northward from India through Tibet and China.   a. Mahayana b. Zen c. Shingon d. Nichiren     13. Zen practitioners may use __________ problems that appear unsolvable, as a way of breaking down the barriers that.

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  • 11. In South Asia, Buddhism diverged into two major streams:
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    11. The doctrine of __________ not only provided an officially sanctioned opportunity for direct contact with Christ incarnate but it also allowed numerous further miracles, at least in the popular imagination.   a. Eucharist b. transubstantiation c. the flesh d. St. Peter     12. __________ has a shrine where sacramental wine, spilled on an altar cloth in.

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  • 11. The doctrine of __________ not only provided an officially
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    11. MyQuran.com and others like it are extremely user-friendly in more than one way. They have a modern, __________, even consumerist feel to them. They indicate nothing about a particular religious message or orientation.   a. secular b. glitzy c. techno-religious d. creole     12. The author proposes a typology of religious websites. These are __________.   a. information,.

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Question Topic: Christian worldview of partnerships, mergers, and consolidations Thread: Partnerships, mergers, and consolidations are important in the world of business. Discuss a biblical example or Scripture reference concerning people consolidating forces or partnering together and relate it back to the topics being studied in class. For example, in Matthew 18:19–20, Jesus.

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  11. Even though many __________ carry out fieldwork, the fundamental orientation of their discipline is different from that of anthropology, with a greater interest in developing general propositions about social life, and less of a concern with broad-based comparative studies.   a. sociologists b. psychologists c. biologists d. secularists     12. Most sociologists of religion teaching in the.

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    11. In France no one country group is predominant across categories (in the way that Pakistanis dominate in Britain), and the __________ language serves as a (potentially) uniting element across the most politically active groups.   a. Tunisian b. Moroccan c. Algerian d. Arabic     12. Spanish Muslims come overwhelmingly from neighboring Morocco and maintain close ties with.

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Multiple Choice   1.   Prayers that can help someone else heal, are known as “__________.” a. intercessory prayers b. separation prayers c. reincorporation prayers d. introductory prayers     2.   Bronislaw Malinowski’s idea is that most people work on a common sense basis until they reach the limits of their capacities and __________, and only then reach for magic.

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  • Multiple Choice 1.   Prayers that can help someone else heal, known
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Multiple Choice   1.   Britain has an established church, the __________, in which all state weddings and funerals take place. Other churches and religious organizations are allowed, and some even receive state support, but they take second place to this Church.   a. Catholic b. Unitarian c. Episcopal or Anglican d. Lutheran     2.   In __________, a law is.

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    11. The legal historian Harold Berman (1990) argues, “for Americans of the 1780s and 1790s, free exercise of religion meant the freedom of religious communities to regulate family and social life, not the freedom of __________to do as they pleased.”   a. individuals b. states c. corporations d. groups       12. From a nation where most people thought.

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Multiple Choice   1.   __________ or “taboos” are some of the most striking features of religions, in part because they distinguish and often socially separate people of different religions.   a. Rules b. Restrictions c. Prohibitions d. Restrictive forces     2.   Many religions stipulate not just things people should do, such as sacrificing and worshipping, but also __________.   a. things they.

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Multiple Choice   1.   In many societies, people think that __________, usually manipulated by humans, cause illness, death, or just plain randomness in everyday life.   a. intercessory actions b. unseen powers c. reincorporation powers d. introductory actions     2.   The Maka survived __________ efforts to extract rubber from the region (Cameroon), and equally coercive French efforts to force people.

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    11. Felicitas Goodman (1988) documents __________ and possession worldwide.   a. dissociation b. hypnosis c. self-hypnosis d. trance     12. Mahikari combines __________ psychosocial processes (such as trance) with culturally specific features (such as the focus on ancestors). Simply by participating in a group, regardless of its content, some people gain a stronger sense of the value.

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  • 11. Felicitas Goodman (1988) documents __________ and possession worldwide. a. dissociation b.
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