Sociology 101 Chapter 15

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Sociology 101 Chapter 15
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  1. anything that people see as mysterious, awe-inspiring, extraordinary and powerful, holy, and not part of the natural world
    sacred
  2. an acceptance of a sytem that prevents people from protesting oppression
    false consciousness
  3. a religious group that is devoted to beliefs and practices that are outside of those accepted in mainstream society
    cult
  4. a large established religious group that has strong ties to mainstream society
    church
  5. a social institution that involves shared beliefs, values, and practices based ont he supernatural and unites believers into a community
    religion
  6. a subgroup within a religion that shares its name and traditions and is generally on good terms with the main group
    denomination
  7. a belief that hard work, diligence, self-denial, frugality, and economic success will lead to salvation in the afterlife
    protestant ethic
  8. the ways people demonstrate their religious beliefs
    religiosity

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