Sociology 101 Chapter 15-2

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  1. a religious group that has broken away from an established religion
    sect
  2. (somethimes called secular religion) practices in which citizenship takes on religious aspects
    civil religion
  3. the term sociologists use (instead of profane) to characterize wordly rather than spiritual things
    secular
  4. religious leader whom followers see as having exceptional or superhuman powers and qualities
    charismatic leader
  5. the belief in the litereal meaning of a sacred text
    fundamentalism
  6. anything that is not related to religion
    profane
  7. (sometimes called a rite) a formal and repeated behavior in which the members of a group regularly engage
    ritual
  8. term unsed instead of cult by most sociologist
    new religious movement (NRM)
  9. a process of removing instituitons such as education and government from the dominance or influence of religion
    secularization

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