AQA A2 Sociology Unit 3 - Beliefs - Religion and Science

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1. Why are many scientists seen as servants to wealthy corporations?

  • They don't choose what they are able to research
  • Are constricted on what they can research
  • As they don't purse value free and objective research
  • As they use value free and objective research
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2. Who believes that religion and science are both Meta narratives?

  • Functionalists
  • Post Modernists
  • Marxists
  • Fundamentalists

3. According to Bruce, what remains the greatest challenge to religious beliefs, and why does this occur?

  • Diversity - Causes a lacking in belief
  • Diversity - Causes a uncertainty in believers
  • Science - Due to society moving towards modernity
  • Science - Due to a more rational way of thinking

4. Has Science displaced religion?

  • Yes - Believing without belonging
  • No - Still very strong traditions in many cultures
  • No - Islamic Fundamentalism, Peoples Temple
  • Yes - People have less time for religion

5. Who believes that society can no longer be understood through Meta narratives?

  • Stimpson
  • Lyotard
  • Laton et al
  • Rosenhan and Jacobson


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