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Ch. 6 Religions


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core cultural values conflict with others
How is religion a good example of tension between globalization and local diversity?
Taliban penalties
examples: men beaten for shaving beards, homos buried alive, prostitutes hanged, thieves' hands cut off
Confucianism
perform public service [laws; honor parents]
Jerusalem
Which place is most controversial in the Middle East?
monotheism
Belief of existence in only ONE God
Cosmogony
Beliefs concerning origins of universe
Hinduism
World's largest ETHNIC religion
sect
Small group that breaks away from a church
Christianity
world's largest UNIVERSALIZING religion
Same sacred sites
Why are Jews and Muslims fighting over Jerusalem's territory?
Sunni
Dominant branch of Islam
Christianity
90% of WEST hemisphere practice which religion?
Daoism, Confucianism, and Judaism
Examples of ethnic religions
caste
What Hindu system assigns everyone to a distinct class?
Dalai Lama
Who is the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet?
priests on missions
Ex: characteristic of a universalizing religion
relocation diffusion
How is Christianity diffused?
Protestants discriminating Catholics
What kind of discrimination is it when signs in the UK said "No Irish Need Apply"?