Beliefs in Society quiz

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Davie suggested that religion is.....
Not declining but changing
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Marx said that "religion was the ....... of the people"
Opium
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What theory did Malinowski define religion as having the sacred and profane
Functionalism
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Women tend to be.....
More religious than men
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The idea of Pick 'n' Mixing religious beliefs is from....
Postmodernist view
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secularisation is.....
Decline in importance of relgion in society
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What is a sect?
Close-knit religious group whose members claim to have a monopoly of truth
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Secularisation has .......... the power of the church
Decreased
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What is an example of a New Religious Movement?
Scientology
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What theory did postmodernist Lyotard argue for
Decline in metanarratives
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What did Weber argue that Calvinism brought about?
Capitalism
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The Functionalist view of religion is a......
Consensus view
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What does a substantive view of religion include
Belief in supernatural
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Which theory is known as a conservative force?
Marxist
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What does a fundamentalist religion include?
Literal interpretation of religious texts
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What does asceticism mean, in relation to Calvinism?
Self-discipline and self-denial
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What is Totemism?
Simplest form of religion
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What example did Lyon give to show impact of consumerism on religion?
Jesus in Disneyland
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What is religious pluralism?
Idea that we are no longer united by the same religion
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Women tend to be.....

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The idea of Pick 'n' Mixing religious beliefs is from....

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