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Sociological classifications of religious movements: Quiz


Question 1: "Psychotherapy Cults", ________, Ph.D., Maurice K. Temerlin, Ph.D., and Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.
Jesse S. MillerCult Awareness NetworkInternational Cultic Studies AssociationMargaret Singer

Question 2: maintain at least tolerant and usually fairly friendly relationships with other denominations in a context of ________
ChristianityReligionJesusReligious pluralism

Question 3: Examples include: Methodists, ________, and Seventh-day Adventists.
ChristianityChristian denominationEcumenismBaptist

Question 4: The sociologist Paul Schnabel has argued that the ________ originated from an audience cult (Hubbard's books) and a client cult (Dianetics the org) to a cult movement.
Church of ScientologyL. Ron HubbardScientology and the legal systemScientology controversies

Question 5: This church-sect typology has its origins in the work of ________.
Max WeberKarl MarxSocialismAustrian School

Question 6: existing today originated as sects breaking away from denominations (or Churches, in the case of Lutheranism and ________).
Episcopal Church (United States)AnglicanismEcumenical councilCatholicism

Question 7: that began as cults include:________, and The Nation of Islam.
ChristianityChristian ScienceNew TestamentBaptism

Question 8: Most of the major Christian bodies formed post-reformation are denominations by this definition (e.g., ________, Methodists, Lutherans, Seventh-day Adventists).
EcumenismBaptistChristianityChristian denomination

Question 9: He argues that the influx of Eastern religious systems, including Taoism, ________ and Shintoism, which do not fit within the traditional distinctions between church, sect, denomination and cult, have compounded typological difficulties.
ConfuciusHan DynastyChinese philosophyConfucianism

Question 10: Wallis contrast a cult with a sect that he asserts are characterized by "________ authoritarianism": sects possess some authoritative locus for the legitimate attribution of heresy.


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