Key Learning Items

Study Tips

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Add more to your concept map as you learn here about the key ideas and specific examples of religion as a social institution

Terms to Know:

  • prophet
  • sage
  • savior
  • priest
  • sannyasin
  • Brahmin
  • Ayatollah
  • rabbi
  • imam
  • monastic/monasticism
  • shaman
  • sect
  • cult
  • denomination
  • New Religious Movement
  • ethnic religion
  • universal religion
  • “high church”
  • “low church”