Types of Religious Organisations

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Troeltsch distinguishes between what?
Sect and Church
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Niebuhr distinguishes between what?
Cult and Denomination
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What is NOT a characteristic of a denomination?
They are tolerant of other religion
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What is NOT a characteristic of a cult?
They are led by a priest
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Who identifies two features of religious organisations?
Wallis
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Which are?
How they see themselves and how society sees them?
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Which are seen as deviant?
Sect and Cults
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Why have churches according to Bruce been reduced to denominations?
They have lost their monopoly of truth
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In what year have there been an expansion of New Religious Organisations?
1960s
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Who categorises the NRMs?
Wallis
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What is a feature of world accommodating NRMs?
Clear distinction between the spiritual and worldly spheres
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What is a feature of world rejecting NRMs?
Critical of the secular world
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What is a feature of world affiriming NRMs?
Claims to unlock peoples hidden potential both spiritual and mental
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Who sees religious organisations moving through a cycle?
Stark and Bainbridge
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Who suggested that not all sects move through the sectarian cycle?
Wilson
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