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Question 1: ________ (an appearance of a god) is a special case of it.

Question 2: Kunin, Department of Theology and Religion, ________, UK
Durham UniversityNewcastle UniversityUniversity College LondonTeesside University

Question 3: He also introduced a number of key concepts to the ________.
AtheismRelationship between religion and scienceSociology of religionTheories of religion

Question 4: He avoided the subjective and vague concept of group attitude as used by Ruth Benedict by using the analysis of society as proposed by Talcott Parsons who in turn had adapted it from ________.
SocialismKarl MarxAustrian SchoolMax Weber

Question 5: ________ • Exegesis • History of religion • Religion • Religious philosophy • Theology • Relationship between religion and science • Religion and politics • Faith and rationality • more...

Question 6: The theologian Rudolf Otto (1869–1937) focused on ________, more specifically moments that he called numinous which means "Wholly Other".
MysticismSoulReligionReligious experience

Question 7: [37] According to the typology, churches, ecclesia, denomination, and ________ form a continuum with decreasing influence on society.

Question 8: Cults are new groups with a new novel ________, while sects are attempts to return mainstream religions to (what the sect views as) their original purity.

Question 9: [43][44] Like Durkheim, he saw the sacred as central to religion, but differing from Durkheim, he views the sacred as often dealing with the ________, not with the clan or society.

Question 10: Freud's view on religion was embedded in his larger theory of ________.
PsychotherapyPsychoanalysisSigmund FreudAnalytical psychology


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