Beliefs in Society

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1. what did bellah mean by civil religion

  • a secular religion that unites people in multi-faith societies by instilling a spiritual patroitism
  • religion that is not spiritual
  • the government controlling beliefs
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2. what is a marxist view on religion

  • religion inhibits social change
  • religion enforces a false class consciousness
  • religion is destructive

3. what doctrine dominated the 1960's and 1970's involving catholic priests in south america

  • liberation theology
  • creationism
  • calvinism
  • fundermentalism

4. what is totemism

  • the worship of an object or animal that has a divine significance
  • the sacrifice of an idol in primitive socities
  • the belief in objects in the natutal world

5. durkheim's definition of collective conscience

  • mindset of people
  • set of values and morals shared by everyone in society
  • bringing people together


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