Types of Religious Organisations

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1. What is NOT a characteristic of a denomination?

  • They are very demanding
  • They are tolerant of other religion
  • They do not claim to hold the absolute truth
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2. What is a feature of world rejecting NRMs?

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

3. What is a feature of world accommodating NRMs?

  • Have conservative moral codes
  • Clear distinction between the spiritual and worldly spheres
  • Seek radical change of the world

4. Which claim the monopoly of truth?

  • Churches and Sect
  • Denominations and Cults
  • Cults and Sects

5. Why have churches according to Bruce been reduced to denominations?

  • They have lost their monopoly of truth
  • They are not in touch with the rest of society


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