Types of Religious Organisations

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1. What is a feature of world accommodating NRMs?

  • Clear distinction between the spiritual and worldly spheres
  • Seek radical change of the world
  • Have conservative moral codes
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2. Which are seen as deviant?

  • Sect and Cults
  • Sect and Denomination
  • Cult and Denomination

3. What is NOT a characteristic of a cult?

  • They are led by a priest
  • Often world-affirming
  • Cults are individualistic

4. What is a feature of world rejecting NRMs?

  • Critical of the secular world
  • Breakways from mainstream churches and denomiantions

5. What is a feature of world affiriming NRMs?

  • Claims to unlock peoples hidden potential both spiritual and mental
  • Only look to restore purity in religion


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