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Religious sociologist Brain Wilson suggests that sects can be distinguished on the basis of their attitudes towards the world. Which of the following is not included in his typology?This describes the central focus of sociologists interested in religionThe revolutionist sect believes in which of the following?Scientology has elements of which of the following, according to Livingston?This is not a good example of a voluntary religious community.Which of the following is a unique feature of a voluntary religious community?
According to the text, in a religion such as Islam the sexual patterns of Arab society are mirrored by the limited role of women in the religion itself. This statement isThe Greek Stoic philosophers were pantheists with one sacred being namedLogosWhat is the meaning of Cosmogony?Which of the following religions avoid cosmogonic speculation?What is an “etiological” myth?The Sun god and creator in Egyptian cosmogany is…According to Hesiod’s Theogony, Greek mythology begins with the sexual union ofUranos (sky father) and Gaia (earth-mother)The Japanese the sun goddess and giver of life isAmaterasuEgyptian ____ was a water monster symbolizing darknessThe Babylonian creation myth…In many Cosmoganies, the old gods are often destroyed or defeated by their children?
Which of the following themes/imagery best depicts Japanese cosmogony?For Plato, the Deiurge’s creative work is limited by which two eternal realities?The Mayan creation story is characterized by which of the following?What is the anthropic principle?The Anthropic Principle has given rise to what, according to Livingston?According to the Babylonian creation epic, why is mankind created?