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Fetishism: Quiz

  

Question 1: In Comte's theory of the evolution of religion, he proposed that fetishism is the earliest (most primitive) stage, followed by the stages of polytheism and ________.
PantheismTheologyHenotheismMonotheism

Question 2: Later, ________ used the concept to apply an evolution theory to religion.
Auguste ComtePositivismRelationship between religion and scienceJürgen Habermas

Question 3: A fetish (from the French fétiche; which comes from the Portuguese feitiço; and this in turn from ________ facticius, "artificial" and facere, "to make") is an object believed to have supernatural powers, or in particular, a man-made object that has power over others.
Roman EmpireVulgar LatinLatinOld Latin

Question 4: Fetishes were commonly used in ________ and practice.
PeyoteNative American religionCaddoOjibwe

Question 5: In the 19th-20th century, Tylor and McLennan held that the concept of fetishism allowed historians of religion to shift attention from the relationship between people and ________ to the relationship between people and material objects.
GodNontheismPantheismTheology

Question 6: That said, some artifacts of monotheistic religions are fetishes according to ethnography and ________.
Social sciencesAnthropologyCultureSocial anthropology

Question 7: [1] The ________ represented the shaman, the buffalo was the provider, the mountain lion was the warrior, and the wolf was the pathfinder.
Brown BearGray WolfBearCaniformia

Question 8: ________ is often considered a particularly powerful fetish or ingredient in fetishes.
PlateletRed blood cellBloodBlood plasma
















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