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AP HG Ch 6 Vocab
ap hg ch 6 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 does not have a central authority but shares ideas and cooperates informally.
|Branch (of a religion)
|A large and fundamental division within a religion.
|The class of distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is 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 to be inhabited only by Jews; now used to denote a section of a city in which members of any minority live because of social, legal, or economic pressure.
|A religion in which a central authority exercises a high degree of control.
|The boundaries between the world's major faiths.
|The boundaries within a major religion.
|An individual who helps to diffuse a universalizing religion.
|The doctrine or belief of the existence of only one god.
|A follower of a polytheistic religion in ancient times.
|A journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.
|Belief in or worship of more than one god.
|The service and worship of God or the supernatural.
|A relatively small group that has broken away from an established denomination.
|A doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations.
|Form of a tribal religion that involved community acceptance of a shaman, a religious leader, healer, and worker of magic who, through special powers, can intercede with and interpret the spirit world.
|Time when the Sun is farthest from the equator.
|The blending traits from two different cultures to form a new trait.
|Special forms of ethnic religions distinguished by their small size, their unique identity with localized culture groups not yet fully absorbed into modern society, and their close ties to nature.
|A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular location.
|A worldwide movement, originating in the 19th century that sought to establish and develop a Jewish nation in Palestine. Since 1948, its function has been to support the state of Israel.