AP Human Geography Chapter 6

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branch
a large and fundamental division within a religion
denomination
a division of a branch that unites number of local congregations into a single legal and administrative...
sect
a relatively small group that has broken away from an established denomination
animism
belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes,...
missionaries
individuals who help to transmit a universalizing religion through relocation diffusion
ghetto
a city neighborhood set up by law to be inhabited only by Jews
pilgrimage
a journey for religious purposes to a place considered sacred
cosmogony
a set of religious beliefs concerning the origin of the universe
solstice
time when the sun is farthest from from the equator
hierarchical religion
a religion in which a central authority exercises a high degree of control
diocese
the basic unit of geographic organization in the Roman Catholic Church
autonomous religion
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares ideas and cooperates informally
fundamentalism
literal interpretation and strict and intense adherence to basic principles of a religion 
caste
teh class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu was assigned according to religious...
interfaith boundaries
the boundaries between the world's major religions
intrafaith boundaries
the boundaries between deifferent branches within a major religion
shamanism
a range of traditional beliefs and practices that involve the ability to diagnose, cure, and...
syncretism
the combination of different forms of belief or practice
traditional religion
religion that is considered original to a people or culture
tribal religion
ethnic religion which is practiced by a tribe or small group of tribes
zionism
the movement of return of the Jewish to the Holy Land in modern-day Israel, where they...


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