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Animism: belief in ghosts or spirits
Enlightenment: period associated with the 18th century when reason became to be seen as a guiding
principle
Functional definitions: attempting to explain the function of religion in society
Ideology: set of ideas that legitimate the power of a particular group
Profane: ordinary, unreligious aspects…

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Globalisation: process whereby social and economic activity spans many nations with little regard
for national boarders
Meta-narratives: `grand' explanations provided by religion, politics and science
Monopoly of truth: view that only the viewpoint of the holder can be accepted as true
Religious pluralism: where a verity of religions co-exists, all…

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Religious compensators: aspects of religion that provide temporary answers to fundamental
queries about the nature of existence and satisfy universal needs
Religious pluralism: where a variety of religious beliefs co-exists, all are considered to have equal
validity
Secularisation: process in society where religious beliefs and practices lose their social significance…

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wngono

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A great and comprehensive resources which identifies the key terminology within the beliefs in society spec. This can be further extended by developing each key words by identified key thinkers as well as identifying the links within other topics within that unit.

wngono

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A great and comprehensive resources which identifies the key terminology within the beliefs in society spec. This can be further extended by developing each key words by identified key thinkers as well as identifying the links within other topics within that unit.

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