Chapte10 - Chapter10 Keyterms animism...

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Chapter-10 Key terms animism    Belief in souls or doubles. cargo cults    Postcolonial, acculturative, religious movements common in Melanesia that attempt to explain Euopean  domination and wealth and to achieve similar success magically by mimicking European behavior. communal religions    In Wallace's typology, these religions have in addition to shamanic cults communal cults in which people  organize community rituals such as harvest ceremonies and rites of passage. communitas    Intense community spirit, a feeling of great social solidarity, equality, and togetherness; characteristic of  people experiencing liminality together. leveling mechanism    Customs and social actions that operate to reduce differences in wealth and thus to bring standouts in line  with community norms. liminality    The critically important marginal or in-between phase of a rite of passage.
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