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1

Which of the following is an example of how globalization affects religion?

Information about different religious beliefs is more readily available.

2

Which of the following is the correct sequence of phases in a rite of passage?

separation, liminality, reincorporation

3

Which of the following best refers to the sense of camaraderie developed during a rite of passage?

communitas

4

Throughout history, many have sacrificed their lives for the sake of their religious beliefs. These individuals are best known as

martyrs

5

T/F
Contagious magic is the use of spells, incantations, words, and actions in an attempt to compel supernatural forces to act in certain ways, whether for good or evil.

False

6

The hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia is a journey taken by many devout Muslims. Such a journey is best known as which of the following terms?

pilgrimage

7

T/F
The term "profane" is applied to anything that is considered holy.

False

8

T/F
Karl Marx is known for his concept "the protestant ethic" and secularizing religion as part of capitalist ideals.

False

9

A _________ derives from the name given to healing specialists among the seminomadic people of Siberia, but it has since been applied to healers, spiritualists, witches, and witch doctors in cultures worldwide.

shaman

10

Karl Marx referred to religion as "the opiate of the masses." In so doing, he was investigating the intersection of religion and which other aspect of human culture?

power