Question 23 True/False:

Your lecturer argues that myth is paramount and that ritual is a secondary phenomenon that has little effect on the identities of individuals and groups.

Question 24 The idea that humans seem fascinated and empowered by the dark as long as it is confined/ conquered/controlled by the light is an example of: Group of answer choices a. The power of taboo & mana to organize & motivate human energies, beliefs, and institutions. b. Mary Douglas’ argument that without binary categories, life is at best confusion and at worst insane. c. How Apollonian & Dionysian elements are universal in religion. d. All of the above are true. e. A and B only are true.

Flag this Question Question 30 Sir James Frazer and Edward Tylor saw religion as: Group of answer choices An opiate, a drug that prevented believers from paying attention to material inequalities. A value system that acted as a social glue, allowing people to live together in large, mostly harmonious groups. A means of reducing individual anxiety, especially within small-scale societies. A survival, a leftover and meaningless set of beliefs and rituals superseded by science. None of the above

Question 31 Structural-Functional approaches relate to which of the following? Group of answer choices

How Marco’s intervention in Sub-Chief Andrea’s affairs addressed an imminent breakdown in Andrea’s authority. How rite of rebellion promote social cohesion and reduce tensions by temporarily overturning normative roles, identities, and inequalities in society. How economically, politically, and culturally dissaffected youth chose to reject standard life options and join punk bands in late 1970’s Los Angeles, a bastion of Late Capitalism.

All of the above are true. A and B only are true.

Question 35 Your lecturer argued which of the following? Group of answer choices Religion provides a form of authority that can’t be falsified, unlike science. Monotheism evolves prior to Polytheism. Prior to 500 years ago, many people would have asked, “Why is there religion?” A and C only are true. None of the above are true. Question 39According to Eller’s article, the three aspects of the anthropological perspective include::

Group of answer choices

The rejection of relativist approaches. The translation of the language, structure, and concepts of the other’s religion into terms we can understand. The encouragement of a holistic approach. All of the above are true. None of the above are true.

Question 47 According to your lecturer, Jerry Falwell’s argument that 9-11 was the fault of feminists and gays is an example of: Group of answer choices

An automatically enforced punishment through Taboo rules. Part of a deep conspiracy of right-wing crazies.

A key to Turner’s arguments about the function of ritual. A and C only are true.

Question 50 William Burroughs represents, according to your lecturer and Mary Douglas:

Group of answer choices The problem of norms and how they force us to live dull and unadventurous lives. The problem of taboos and how they make us afraid to move beyond stereotypical identities and roles. The problem of how rules systems generate broken identities in the form of psychopathology. The problem that is the final loss of all identity, stability, meaning, and role in the rejection of what seem only contingent taboos.