Secularisation

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Secularisation means that society is no longer as religious as it was
True
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Sociologists who argue for secularisation believe that it is easy to measure
False
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Wilson defined secularisation as 'The process wherby religious thinking, practices and institutions lose their social significance'
True
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Social significance means how much it matters to the individual
False
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Operationalization means measuring and defining
True
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Anti secularisation argue that religios practice is increasing
False
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Anti Secs believe that religion is changing
True
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Anti Secs believe that religion was never important to bein with and still isnt
True
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Davie argues that you can have belonging without believing
False
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To demonstrate that secularisation is taking place it is necessary to be able to measure decline from one point to another
True
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Historical Data is not always avaliable
True
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Religious practice can include religious weddings
True
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Religious thought could include church attendance
False
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Religious Organisation could include faith schools in society
True
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New religious movements and new forms of spirituality have shown an increase in numbers
True
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Weber argues that ratinalisation means that we adopt a scientific mind set which excludes or marginalises religious answers
True
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Hervieu - Leger argues that religion no longer acts as a source of collective identity - it has become personalised
True
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Vicarious Religion means experiencing religion second hand
True
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Cultural Amnesia means we have lost the religious stories and practices passed down through the generations
True
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Secularisation is happening all over the world
False
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Heelas and Woodhead studies spirituality in Kendal
True
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Bruce argues for cultural transition which means that relgion provides a focal point for the defence of the group identity
True
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