Topic 5 - God and Globalisation in India

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  • Created on: 09-05-15 18:18
For secularisation theorists, what undermines religion?
Modernisation
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What replaces meta-narratives of religion? A
Rational worldview
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How many people in India are Hindu?
eighty-five
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Who is the theorist behind hinduism and consumerism?
Nanda
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In a survey, what percentage said their religion had declined in the last 5 years?
five
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What growth has benefitted the indian economy?
Religious tourism
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What are the indians optimitistic about? The oppurtunities ....... brings them
Globalisation
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What has caused ambivalence among modern hindus? A ....... between asceticism and the rise of the middle class
tension
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Who tells hindus that wealth is okay?
Telegurus
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Whatare hindus told will help balance their wealth and religion?
Manifestation of divinity
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What serve as a way of displaying one's wealth? ......... rituals
extravagant
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What do modern versions of hinduism allow people to adjust to?
globalised consumer capitalism
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What percentage of indians agreed that 'our culture is superior to others'?
ninety-three
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What has Hinduism become in India?
Civil Religion
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The linking of indian nationalism with Hinduism has created a ........ ..... between Hindus and non-Hindus
widening gulf
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What has hinduism penetrated?
Public life
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What is now being taught as an academic subject in India?
Astrology
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What is now being sold as a cure for every disease?
Cow urine
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