what are teh 5 spatial connections geogrpahers study in relation to religion?
A-orgin B-diffusion C-process D-distributions E-traditions
Define the following
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A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular location.
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location in which its adherents are concentrated.
a certain branch from a family of religion
a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
a subdivision of a larger religious group
the religion of Muslims collectively which governs their civilization and way of life
one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
founder of Babism
The proper way Chinese kings were expected to rule under the mandate of heaven.
belief in a single God
belief in multiple Gods
belief in spirits focus on nature; all living things have feelings
what are the three main universalizing religions?
Christain, Islam & Buddism (I don't know the order from least to greatest or vise versa)
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Branches: Roman Catholic (1+ billion)
East Orthodox: (240 million)
major distribution:southern europe north america austrialia
Scripture: Shri Guru Granth Sahib
purpose: show that humans have 2 sides spiritual and physical
Basic Beliefs: everything matters we must take care of everything
Chinese Folk Religions
COnfucianiam: founder: (551-497BC) Basic Beleifs:
Daoism: FOunder: (604-531 BC) Basic Beleifs:
Basic Beliefs: your supposed to maintain a pure and natural state of exisistance
about 14 million
Basic Beleifs: purpose is to relate to the divine human "other"
African Folk Religions (animism)
basic beliefs: all living thing(s) have feelings