secularisation key concepts

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1. what is the definition of: where people ally them selves to religion as a means of achieving solidarity/ source of identity

  • cultural defence
  • religious compensator's
  • cultural transition
  • spiritual revolution
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2. from the 2011 census for England and Wales what percentage of the population now say they have no religion

  • risen from 20% to 25%
  • risen from 15% to 25%
  • risen from 50% to 80%

3. what percentage of babies are now baptised

  • 15%
  • 10%
  • 20%
  • 25%

4. what is the definition of: process whereby social institutions become increasingly specialised and separate

  • structural differentiation
  • disengagement
  • secularisation thesis
  • disengagement

5. what is the definition of: postmodernits term for the grand explanations or big stories provided by e.g. science or religion

  • meta-narrative
  • structural religion
  • substantive definition
  • authentic religion

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