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Diversity in Canada

Sociology

Quiz 6 :

Religion As Meaning and the Canadian Context

Quiz 6 :

Religion As Meaning and the Canadian Context

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Apocalyptic beliefs are one sure sign of which of the following?
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C

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"Little r" religion is best defined as the religion taught to me by my _______ .
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D

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What type of contradiction most strongly compels people to join or establish a cult,according to Lorne Dawson and Steven Tipton?
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A

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The rise of religious fundamentalism in Canada and United States was primarily the result of what was viewed as a failure of the modernist state in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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The Canadian Immigration Act of 1952 was the first Act that did not allow for the "testing" of new immigrants based on race and national origin.
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Max Weber was the first to posit a direct relationship between the rise of capitalism in the West and Calvinism and Divine Providence.
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South Asians,Asians,and anyone considered "persons of colour" were not allowed to vote in Canadian elections until after 1946.
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After Christianity and Islam,which group is numerically the third largest in the world?
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According to Peter Berger,religion can be the catalyst for social change.For example,Buddhism and one other religion challenged the social and metaphysical hierarchies developed within the South Asian Vedic sacrificial culture 2000 years ago.What was this second religion?
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One belief is that every existing entity is,in reality,only one Being and all other forms of reality are either modes,or appearances,of this Ultimate Reality.Which of the following terms is used to describe this belief?
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Peter Berger contends that the phenomenal world,and how that world is perceived,understood,and acted upon by human beings,is actually a dialectical process that constantly "creates" and "re-creates" the world through a procedure of externalization,objectivation,and _________.
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By the end of the first 150 years of British rule in North America,a partial religio-political equilibrium between the dominant Protestant ruling class and Roman Catholicism was established.Which of the following was a watershed decade during which that equilibrium began to be challenged?
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Ten years after the passing of the Immigration Act of 1952,a newly elected MP for Hamilton West (P.C.Party)tabled new regulations to amend the Act.For the first time in Canadian history the amendment prohibited the use of race,religion,colour,and national origin as criteria for the selection of new immigrants to Canada providing "(1)they had a specific job waiting for them in Canada or were able to support themselves until they found employment, (2)they were not criminals or terrorists,and (3)they did not suffer from a disease that endangered public health." Who was that MP?
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While cults can intend to be liberating and life-affirming,and can provide an ordered and meaningful replacement for social disintegration and anomie,they can also do what to their members?
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Between the 1760s treaty-years and the 1800s,both the British Crown and its Protestant émigré population undertook a project to make Protestantism the official religion of Canada.The British largely succeeded in this venture-Upper Canadian and Maritime politics were to be dominated by Protestantism.Parts of which of the following regions,along with Lower Canada,were dominated by Roman Catholicism?
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Both Jainism and Buddhism are recognized as two of the world's major religions.What distinguishes them from the other major religions?
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The "continuous journey" regulation of 1908 was only in effect until the end of World War I.
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Which of the following is the best term to describe a philosophical strategy that attempts to destabilize monolithic modernist concepts such as identity,historical progress,epistemic certainty,and the univocity of meaning?
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Most introductory texts suggest there are eight major world religions and a few major philosophies.However,the reality is there are many more distinct religions in the world today,each with its own rituals,practices,and distinct belief system.How many distinct religions are there in the world today?
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According to Peter Berger,culture is inherently volatile,unpredictable,and unstable.Which of the following does Berger say is a valid and ultimate response to this predicament?
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