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Term and the Definition
|The belief that the existence of God can not be proven empirically
|The belief that objects have a discrete spirit and conscious life.
|The belief that God does not exist.
|4. Autonomous Religion
|Religion that does not have a central authority but shares ideas and cooperates informally.
|Division of a branch that unties a number of local congregations into a single legal and administrative body.
|6. Ethnic Religion
|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
|8. Hierarchical religion
|Central authority exercise a high degree of control.
|Individual who helps to diffuse a universalizing religion
|doctrine of or belief in the existence of only 1 God
|Journey to a place considered expedition for religious purposes.
|Belief or worship of more than 1 God
|13. Universalizing religion
|appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular location
|the principle of separation of the state from religious institutions
|major and cultural traditions of South Asia, developed from vedic religion
|16. Caste System
|class structure that is determined by birth
|religion of eastern and central Asia growing out of the teaching of Siddhartha Gautama that suffering is in hearten in life.
|the monotheistic religion of the Jews
|religion based on teaching of Jesus of Nazareth beliefs and practice
|Muslims, a monotheistic Saith regarded as revealed through Muhammadans as the Prophet of Alliah