tfch11 - Chapter Eleven: Religion 1. As secularization...

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Chapter Eleven: Religion 1. As secularization takes place, the public presence of religion dissipates. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 2. According to Weber, the growth of knowledge and prosperity displaces the root causes of religious belief. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 3. Theodices are religions that subscribe to a belief in a single god. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 4. Weber believed that religious beliefs change as a result of frustration caused by the discrepancy between expectations and the explanations society provides for us. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 5. Although church-centred Christianity may be losing some of its relevance, people continue to need meaningful responses to the ultimate issues in life. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 6. The terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 indicate that religion can be a cause of conflict and antagonism as well as a way to cope with them. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 7. To define religion in terms of its role in coping with adversity or uncertainty is to give religion a substantive definition. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 8. Tyler’s definition of religion has been criticized for emphasizing religious practices at the expense of religious beliefs. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 9. All definitions of religion recognize the precedence of orthopraxis over orthodoxy. a. TRUE
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2010 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Barrym during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.

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tfch11 - Chapter Eleven: Religion 1. As secularization...

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