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Animism ­ belief in ghosts or spirits. Eg: the Amba


Enlightenment ­ emergence of scientific thinking during the 18th century,
reason was seen as a guiding principle

Evolution ­ theory that life develops through natural selection (Darwin)

Faith school ­ school based on principles of a religious group

Humanist ­…

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Totems ­ objects like animals and plants that are believed to have supernatural
powers

Substantive definitions or religion ­ those who attempt to explain what
religion actually is

Functional definitions of religion ­ focus on the role religion plays in
societies and individuals

Polythetic definitions of religion ­ those who…

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