Types of Religion

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  • Created on: 04-02-13 14:50
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  • Types of Religion
    • Animism
      • Belief in ghosts/spirits which operate for good or evil
      • Spirits influence human behaviour
      • Native American Apaches are an example.
    • New Age
      • Increasingly popular since the 1980s.
      • Reject authority of God
      • Search for personal spiritual paths
    • Theism
      • Monotheistic = belief in 1 power/God
      • Belief in supernatural power
      • Polytheistic = belief in multiple Gods
    • Totemism
      • Worship of plants/animals thought to have spiritual powers
      • Carved into sacred Totem Pole
      • Linked to tribal communities


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