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What is Revitalization Movement? What are the stages of Revitalization Movement? It’s a deliberate, organized, effort by members of society to construct a more satisfying culture. The Revitalization Movement stages include homeostasis or steady state, increased individual stress, deviant, the system or the establishment and cultural distortion.
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Give three examples of Revitalization Movements (other than ISKCON). Iroquois Religion of Handsome Lake, the Ghost Dance Religion of Sioux and the Cargo Cults of Oceania are other examples of Revitalization Movements besides ISKCON.
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What is the importance of a “charismatic prophet” for a Revitalization Movement? Charismatic prophet himself has undergone a personal
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They don’t want Catholic to be running Ireland and wanted to maintain connection with England and remain Protestants. The peace has been negotiated, worked out by Tony Blair so they’re not killing each other.
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Discuss the religious dimension of the conflict in former Yugoslavia. Three different ethnicities brought together to form one nation after world war 2 held together by Tito. Croatians were Roman Catholics, Serbians were Eastern/Greek Orthodox Catholics and Bosnians were Muslims who were similar culturally and linguistically but were different religiously. Its like three empires are fighting each other for their rights.
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What are important elements of Global Civil Society? Total global economic market, no more national boundaries, whole world is market, always looking for new market not bound to only local market. When local market gets saturated, you have to look at global market. Laws are established to encourage free trade. Gov’t is kept out to increase international free trade.
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How do religious proselytizing and conversion fit into Global Civil Society? In 1948 UN passed declaration called UDHR for freedom of religion, freedom of thought and consciousness. Everyone has rights to make their own decision about what religion to practice. Futuristic think about the future & the way our culture forms need to evolve

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