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Chapter 13-Religion And Education-Key Terms
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The tendency of schools to promote the values expected of individuals in each social class and to perpetuate social class divisions from one generation to the next.
A literal interpretation of the Bible regarding the creation of humanity and the universe, used to argue that evolution should not be presented as established scientific facts.
An increase in the lowest level of education needed to enter a field.
A large, organized religion that is not officially linked to the state or government.
A religious organization that claims to include most or all members of a society and is recognized as the national or official religion.
A formal process of learning in which some people consciously teach, while others adopt the social role as learner.
A religious group that is the outgrowth of a sect, yet remains isolated from society.
An emphasis on doctrinal conformity and the literal interpretation of sacred texts.
Standards of behavior that are deemed proper by society and are taught subtly in schools.
Intelligent Design (ID)
The idea that life is so complex that it could only have been created by intelligent design.
Use of a church, primarily Roman Catholic, in a political effort to eliminate poverty, discrimination, and other forms of injustice from a secular society.
New Religious Movement (NRM) (Cult)
A small, secretive religious group that represents either a new religion or a major innovation of an existing faith.
The ordinary and commonplace elements of life, as distinguished from the sacred.
Max Weber's term for the diceplined work ethic, this worldly concerns, and rational orientation to life emphasized by John Calvin and his followers.
A unified system of beliefs and practices related to sacred things.
A statement to which members of a particular religion adhere.
The feeling or perception of being in direct contact with the ultimate reality, such as divine being, or of being overcome with religious emotion.
A practice required or expected of members of a faith.
Elements beyond everyday life that inspire awe, respect, and even fear.
A relatively small religious group that has broken away from some other religious organizations to renew what it considers the original vision of the faith.
The process through which religion's influence on other social institutions diminishes.
The impact that a teacher's expectations about a student's performance may have on the student's actual achievements.
The practice of placing statements in specific curriculum groups on the basis of their test scores and other criteria.
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