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a. liminality c. communitas b. profane d. sacred 138. Your college experience leads eventually to your graduation, a ritual process that ushers you into the “real world” where you are expected to find a job and be a productive member of the larger society. In the model of ritual that Victor Turner describes, what does this entirety of your experience, including the graduation ceremony itself, help to promote? a. Individuation c. Separation b. Liminality d. Communitas 139. The text describes the Muslim saint shrine of Husain Tekri and how people of many different faiths come to the shrine for healing rituals. The people traveling to the shrine are: a. seeking conversion c. experiencing communitas b. making a pilgrimage d. experiencing liminality 28. Which of the following individuals believed that ideas can be just as powerful as economics in shaping society? a. Emile Durkheim c. Karl Marx b. Max Weber d. Victor Turner 30. When Max Weber envisioned an evolution of rationalization in religion, what did he suggest it might result in at the end? a. rational religion based on legal codes of conduct b. rational religion based on persuasive prophets c. a purely secular society free of religion d. logical religion based on acceptance of magic and shamanistic beliefs
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ANTH 103 ONLINE FALL 2017 – FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE 140. Seo-yun is a mudang in South Korea. In her community, she acts as an intermediary between spirits or gods and the human world through rituals, songs, and ancestor worship. When she is not doing that, she lives a typical life. Which term best describes Seo-yun? a. Shaman c. Martyr b. Saint d. Communitas 141. E. E. Evans-Pritchard conducted fieldwork among the Azande and rebuffed Max Weber’s earlier assertion that science and modernization would lead to the decline of magic. What was a key element of magic highlighted by Evans- Pritchard’s work? a. Magic is irrational. c. Magic is ritualistic. b. Magic is scientific. d. Magic is rational. 142. George Gmelch discovered that baseball players who use a particular ritual, such as touching the bill of their cap every time they are up to bat, believe what about good magic? a. Good magic is contagious. b. Good magic is always consistent. c. Good magic resides in sacred objects. d. Good magic is highly effective. 143. According to Talal Asad, how did the cross, the Torah, and the cow gain their symbolic power? a. through the actions and words of prophets b. through their material value, which gave them spiritual value c. through Western scholars seeking to define religion d. through complex historical and social developments 144. Football, a popular sport in the United States, has been linked to brain injuries. Why might anthropologists be interested in the study of brain injuries in football players?
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