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Chapter 7 AP Human Geography

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what was the official religious policy of the former Soviet Union?
to conduct services in old church Slavonic instead of he georgian language
which religion persists in Azerbaijan a region of the former soviet union?
Shiite islam
the yellow river is to Chinese philosophy as the tigris and Euphrates rivers is to which religion
mesopotamia
ethnic strife in former soviet regions reflects the legacy of what soviet policy
divide and diminish
persuasion will not lead people to change the language they speak, but it can induce them to do what?
profess adherence to a new faith
in the Islamic republic of Pakistan the government in 1991 proclaimed that a condition for a judge to be appointed to the country's Islamic courts would be to wear this
a beard
what is animism
attribution of a living soul to plants, inanimate objects nd nature phenomena
what is atheism
belief that there are no gods, they believe In science and fact
how is Zoroastrianism similar to islam and christianity
monotheistic
t or f: Christianity is the faith that is most widely dispersed over the world
true
the hindu religion is one of the oldest of the great religions and may have begun how long ago
4000 years ago
Hinduism arose in the __ river valley
indus
what are the unique characteristics of hinduism
emerged without a prophet, book of scripties and without evolving a bureaucratic structure comparable to these of the Christian religions
Sikhism is a small compromise religion that arose from the confrontation between Hinduism and which religion
islam
why did the Indonesian island of bali became a refuge for hindu holy men, nobles and intellectuals during the sixteenth century
islam engulfed neighboring java
Hinduism has not spread by expansion diffusion in dern times, but at one time it did spread by relocation diffusion of a result of what
transportation of indian workers abroad during the colonial period
Buddhism has its source in what nation
india
the founder of Buddhism Siddhartha guatama who came to be known as the Buddha was perhaps the first prominent indian religious leader to do this
speak out against the hindu caste system
what is the difference between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism
lamaism
geomancers those who know the desires of the spirits of ancestors, dragons and tigers occupying the natural are associated with which religion
feng-shui
the teachings of lao-tsu from the tenants of which philosophy
taoism
the confucian classics were the 13 texts that were the focus of education for 2000 yeas in which nation
china
under Chinese communist rule Confucianism has held what place in society
been banned and suppressed
the jews of central Europe are known as what
ashkenazim
the concentration of religions in Switzerland is related to __ boundaries
canton
the diaspora of the jews resulted from what action
roman destruction of jerusalem
what is the ideology of zionism
a homeland fro the jewish people
what is the largest constituency of christianity
roman catholic
in which African country does a major cluster of the European orthodox churches survive
ethiopia
roman catholic Christianity was spread to middle and south America by which european colonial power
spain
which is the youngest major religion
islam
modern day shiah islam dominates a region centered where
iran
the hajj one of the pillars of islam is what
the pilgrimage to mecca
what is the worlds largest dominate Islamic state
indonesia
shamanism is a traditional religion and an intimate part of local culture and society. but not all traditional religions are shamanist. in which regions have both Christianity and islam failed to convert most of the people practicing religion
africa
the rise of secularism and decline of religious membership is found whee
europe
the church of the holy sepulcher in jerusalem marks the site of christs
tomb
Jerusalem I a sacred place for which religions
jews, muslisms, christians
what is the major religion in southern louisiana
catholic
what is an example of an intrafaith conflict
northern Ireland
the vote to partition Palestine was taken by what organization
the united nations
the revolution that destroyed the older order in Ethiopia created a new state on the African map called __, dominantly muslim and culturally distinct from the old empire of which it had been part.
eritrea
in the former Yugoslavia Albanians are the dominate ethnic group in __
kosovo
northern Ireland, scene of catholic proestant conflict was portioned to who
the orthodox church
mel Gibson is a member of a movement which rejects what
developments in Catholicism resulting from the second the second Vatican council
which philosopher taught that there is a hierarchy in society here the superior person is responsible for the inferior person
confucius
which Chinese philosopher taught the people acted out of the self interest and would only respond to rewards and punishments imposed by a harsh ruler
han feizi
which Chinese philosopher taught the best government was the one that had the fewest rules because human rules interfere with the natural way?
lao zi
which of the following philosophies and religious beliefs were not native to china
buddhism
islam I predominate in northern __ while traditional religions are predominate in the south
africa