Religion Society and Globalization

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Religion Society and Globalization The following is a list of terms presented in this section of the textbook.  If you have  read this section, then you have seen them in boldface, italics, or heavy green font.  These terms are listed below in their order of appearance in the book, but most are also  defined in the glossary.  The section quiz will assess your comprehension of these  terms by requiring you to answer up to 10 randomly-selected questions from a database  of many questions.  The questions will refer to the readings and illustrations in the  section reading.  You may receive more than one question relating to a specific term  and you probably not receive a question pertaining to every term.  The study questions  that follow are intended to help you prepare for the quiz. sacred space pilgrimage catchment area umma Dar al-Islam Zion Zionism sanctification modernism secularization caste system Vedas varnas religious fundamentalism Islamic traditionalism Jihad blue laws halacah sharia Renewalism charisms prosperity gospel megachurch
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SACRED SPACE Define sacred space.  What  some examples of how ideas about sacred space become  a source of disagreement and even conflict? How do Muslims keep the Medina and Mecca sacred?  What do Islamic traditionalist  organizations, namely the terrorist organization, al-Qaeda, argue about the the entire  country of Saudi Arabia? Examine Figure 5.10a.  How many religious sectors is the Old City divided into?  Name  these.  In which sector will you find the Church of St. Anne and the Armenian Catholic  Church?  In which sector will you find the Mosque of Omar? Examine Figure 5.10a.  What sacred Muslim site has the same location as the Jewish  Temple Mount? Examine Figure 5.10b.  Who destroyed the First Temple?  Who destroyed the Second 
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