Organisations, movements and members

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Troeltsch (Ch&S)
Distinguishes between Chruch and sects. Church- large, millions of members, hierachy, claim monopoly,universalitic. Sect- small, exclusive, one leader, claim monopoly
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Niebuhr (D&Cu)
Denomination- between Ch & S, less exclusive membership, not linked to state, don't claim monopoly. Cult-individualistic, small groups, led my 'teachers/guides', idea of customers, this worldly.
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World-rejecting NRM
Shun people, isolate themselves, conservative moral codes
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World-accommodating NRM
from existing Ch or D, focus on religious matters, members lead conventional lives
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World-affirming NRM
Accept the world as it is, non-exclusive, seen as customers, come and go as they please,
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Heelas- New Age Movement
Self-spirituality- truned from traditional religions, look for spirituality in themselves. Detraditionalisation- rejects traditional authority system, values personal experience.
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Drane (PM)- increase in NAM
loss of faith in meta-narratives makes NAM seem more appealing. People go through 'spiritual shopping'
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Heelas (M)- increade in NAM
Source of identity-NM offer source of 'authentic identity', Consumer culture- NAM offer a way to achieve perfection within-media influence, Social change- NA give sense of trust in the truth-technology, secularisation- so NA more prominent
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Bruce- increase in NAM
Increase in NAM is a feature of late modernity, emphasis on individuality, have watered down versions so easier to follow.
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Stark & Bainbridge- Religious movement growth
Relative deprivation- is the deprived who break away to form WRM, can be materially and socially deprived.
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Weber- Religious movement growth
Marginality- WRM offer theodicy of disprivilege, a religious explanation for their suffering and misfortune as a test of faith.
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Denomination- between Ch & S, less exclusive membership, not linked to state, don't claim monopoly. Cult-individualistic, small groups, led my 'teachers/guides', idea of customers, this worldly.

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from existing Ch or D, focus on religious matters, members lead conventional lives

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