Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life. Ex. A tree has a soul.
The teaching of Buddha(siddharta guatamma)that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth. Ex. Chinese people
A monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior. Ex. Catholics
The tendency for cultures to become more alike as they increasingly share technology and organizational structures in a modern world united by improved transportation and communication. Ex. World cities such as New York and Paris where many cultures meet.
The restriction of a culture from outside cultural influences. Ex. When two groups of people become isolated their culture will slowly change.
values of a particular society at a particular time and place. The art and manifestation of all other human achievements. Ex. celebration of holidays, our morals/ values
The process of spread of a feature or trend from one place to another over time. Ex. How playing wii's spread from America to other countries.
1)The department that collect duties levied by a government on imported goods.2) A place where incoming travelers and goods are checked.3) A habitual practice.
Of or relating to a group with a common nationality, tribal, linguistic, or cultural backgrounds. Ex.Spanish people
A religion and philosophy developed in ancient India(Aryans), characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being who takes many forms. Ex. Cows are believed to be supreme.
A monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by the guru Nanak. It believes in a cycle of reincarnation from which humans can free themselves by living righteous lives as active members of society.
A system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life in terms of culturally perceived ultimate priorities, the belief an workship of superhuman powers or god. Ex. The greeks, Christianity, Romans etc.
Culture traits that are well known and widely accepted. Modern music, Movies, TV.
A mixture of different cultures within the same region or country. Ex. America
Loss of local culture
The loss of a culture due to widespread globalization and increased convergence of cultures. Ex. Languages becoming extinct.
Introduction of something new, a change; the act of introducing a new method, idea, device, etc.
A religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which stresses belief in one god (Allah), Paradise and Hell, and a body of law written in the Quran. Followers are called Muslims.
Religion with its roots in the teachings of Abraham (from Ur), who is credited with uniting his people to worship only one god, and the god agrees to protect his chosen people, the Jews.
A method of communication either spoken or written.
The modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend. Ex. Countries integrating cultures or languages from another. Cultures add to culture.
The social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another. People convert from their culture.
Cultures in daily life such as dress, and manners that are handed down generations to generations first hand.
An area where one culture developed and originated. Ex. Jerusalem
A way of speaking, or a language that is distinguished to a certain group of people in a region. Ex. Spain spanish and Mexican spanish
Belief in the superiority of one's nation or ethnic group. Ex. Nazis and Hitler
Belief in one god
belief in many gods
Abstract concepts of values, beliefs, and behaviors.
culturally-defined standards that guide the way people assess desirability, goodness, and beauty...also serve as guidelines for moral living.
specific statements that people hold to be true. Almost always based on values.
1) Belief that all objects have a spirit 2) a.k.a. Shamanism 3) Common among native american hunter/gathers. The above are all (...blank....) Characteristics
1)Oldest of all SW religion and is Monotheistic 2) Torah is holy book and worship in Synagogue 3) Set foundation for Christianity and Islam. The above are (...blank...) Characteristics.
1)Monotheistic religion evolved from Judaism 2) Based on teachings of Jesus w/Bible as holy book.3) Largest of all religions and it follows the Ten Commandments. The above are (...blank...) characteristics.
1) based on teachings of prophet muhammad with Muslim as followers.2) Worship the god Alla w/ holy book the Qu'ran.3)Major groups are Sunni and Shiite/Shi'ah.5) Follow the 5 pillars. The above are (...blank..) Characteristics
1)5th largest religion. 2) Holy book is Guru Granith Sahib. 3) Follow 5K's and is monotheistic.4) Do not believe in caste system, fasting, susperstitions, and rituals. The following are(....blank...) Characteristics.