Religion Chp 6

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Karl Marx on religion

Religion is only a reflection of social action and structure
Religion is an opiate for the masses, keeps the lower classes subjugated

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Max Weber on religion

Religion is a strong influence on social action and structure

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Emile Durkheim and Guy Swanson on religion

A society's concept of the Supreme Being will influence its choice of style of government

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Routinization of charisma

Process that occurs when a charismatic leader's influence declines or dies

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6 tasks for a sect that seeks to survive past the death of its founder:

collect and organize founder's teachings
creed or statement of belief
conditions for membership
body of apologetics
standardize worship and discipline
lines of authority, defined roles, rules of gov't

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4 common causes of church discord

tension b/w true believers and backsliders
interpretation of scripture or doctrine
ritual procedures
authenticity of authority

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Ecclesiola in ecclesia

"Little church within a church"

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4 common forms of in-church reform

ecclesiola in ecclesia
monasticism
sect
denomination

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Monasticism differs from ecclesiola because...

it involves varying degrees of renunciation of worldly comforts and pleasures

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Dominant elements of the Benedictine Rule

Poverty, Chastity and Obedience
several daily periods of worship, prayer and study
silence
communal property
simple dress
simple diet of bread/vegs/fruit
eat twice a day

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Denomination

2nd generation membership in a sect

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4 types of sect and examples, according to Bryan Wilson:

Conversionist (Fundamentalist, Pentecostal)
Revolutionist (Jehovah Witness, Branch Davidian)
Gnostic (Scientology, TM, New Age)
Utopian (Oneida community, Bruderhof)