How do we recognise religion?

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Symbols

  • Crucifix
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Religious leaders

  • Pope
  • Dalai Lama
  • Imam
  • Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Priest
  • Vicar
  • Rabbi
  • Mohammad
  • God
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Clothing/hair

  • Hassidic Jews
  • Amish - hat band/beard
  • Priest - collar
  • Niqab/"The Veil"
  • Sikh - turban
  • Buddhist monks - orange robes
  • Jew (orthodox) - females shave their heads and wear wigs
  • Sikh - do not cut their hair
  • Muslim - females keep their hair hidden - "The Veil"
  • Buddhist monks - shave their head
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Religious holidays

  • Diwali
  • Rammadam
  • Christmas
  • Lent 
  • Mecca

Symbolic times/celebration/calendar 

Appreciate/get together/socialisation

"The Church" - organisation of faith

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Books/writings

  • The Bible
  • Qu'ran 
  • Old testament/New testament - creationism
  • Torah
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Buildings

  • Temples
  • Mosque
  • Church
  • Cathedrals 
  • Synagogue

Cordoba, Spain

Grace Davie - "believing without belonging" - 8% go to church on Sundays

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