secularisation key concepts

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1. what is the definition of: explanations which stand in the place of actual rewards- people are encouraged to act in ways which wil bring them rewards they seek

  • religious compensator's
  • disengagement
  • golden age of religion
  • rationalisation
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2. what is the definition of: postmodernits term for the grand explanations or big stories provided by e.g. science or religion

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

3. what is the definition : process where by religious thinking practice and organisations loose social significance

  • secularisation
  • secularisation thesis
  • rationalisation
  • spiritual revolution thesis

4. what is the definition of: the scene of unity to a particular society, achieved bis communal worship/ rituals

  • disenchantment
  • golden age of religion
  • social solidarity
  • cultural defence

5. what is the definition of: process where by phenomena are explained using reason, logic and science

  • substantive definition
  • rationalisation
  • secularisation
  • religious compensator's

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