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Ch 6 Vocab. AP Geo

vocabulary for chapter 6 of The cultural landscape an intro. to human geography

TermDefinition
Agnosticism belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
Animism Belief that objects such as plants & stones, or natural events like thunderstorms & earthquakes, have a discrete spirit & conscious life
Autonomous religion religion that does not have a central authority but shares ideas & cooperates informally
Branch A large & fundamental division within a religion
Caste class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is assigned, according to religious law
Cosmogony set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the universe
Denomination division of a branch that unites a number of local congregations into a single legal & administrative body
Ethnic religion religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location in which its adherents are concentrated
Ghetto during the Middle Ages, a neighborhood in a city set up by law to be inhabited only by Jews; now used to denote a section of a city in which members of any minority group live because of social, legal, or economic pressure
Hierarchical religion religion in which a central authority exercises a high degree of control
Missionary individual who helps to diffuse a universalizing religion
Monotheism doctrine of or belief in the existence of only one god
Pagan follower of a polytheistic religion
Pilgrimage journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes
Polytheism belief in or worship of more than one god
Sect relatively small group that has broken away from an established denomination
Solstice astronomical event that occurs twice each year, tilt of Earth's axis is most inclined toward or away from the Sun, causing the Sun's apparent position in the sky to reach its most northernmost or southernmost extreme. Longest & shortest days of year
Syncretic a religion that combines several traditions
Universalizing religion religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular location
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