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Types of religious organisation:
Church Denomination
Hierarchal Breakaway from the Church
Linked to the state Less hierarchal
Conservative Generally conservative but broadly accept society's
Membership = Universalist and open. Members values - concerned with 'everyday morality'
integrate with society Universalist with open membership BUT tend to rely
Have monopoly on…

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Features of the New Age:
No formal organisation
Ritual behaviour
There are many truths
Members integrate in society
Commitment to spiritual growth

Growth of the New Age:
Modern society values individualism, a key principle of the New Age
New Age beliefs are less demanding and require less self discipline…


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