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Rubenstein Ch6 Vocab
AP Human Geography - Rubenstein- Chapter 6: Religion - Vocab
|Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
|A religion that doesn't have a central authority but shares ideas and cooperates informally.
|Branch (of a religion)
|A large and fundamental division within a religion.
|The class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hinduis assigned according to religious law.
|A set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the universe.
|A division of a branch that unites a number of local congregations in a single legal and administrative body.
|The basic unit of geographic organization in the Roman Catholic Church.
|A 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.
|Literal interpretation and strict adherence to basic principles of a religion (or a religious branch, denomination, or sect).
|During the Middle Ages, a neighborhood in a city set up by law 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.
|A religion in which a central authority exercises a high degree of control.
|An individual who helps to diffuse a universalizing religion.
|The doctrine of belief of the existence of only 1 god.
|A follower of polytheistic religion in ancient times.
|A journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.
|Belief in our worship or more than 1 god.
|A relatively small group that has broken away from an established denomination.
|Time when the Sun is farthest from the equator.
|A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular location.