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What is a sect
A small organisation that has brokenaway from a church or denomination
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Examples of sects
Jim Jone's Peoples Temple, Jehova's Witness, Amish
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Charactaristics of sects
Not Bureacratic, have charasmatic leader, radical in nature, closed/control membership
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Stark and Bainbridge
sects promise their members 'other wordly benefits' to those who reject what the world denies the such as entrance to heaven
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Becker on sects
world rejecting movement commitment is hard to maintain
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Neibhur - sects
commitment is hard to maintain afer the 1st generation, difficuly to maintain levels with children. It will either die out or become less protest to accomodate others
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Loss of charasmatic leader
inspirational personal magnetism/ leadership attracted people, often lose support following their death
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Religious diversity in postmodern society
Characterised by fragmenteed belief and widespread diversity of belief, greater tolerance for a range of beliefs
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