RELIGION SELECTED KEY TERMS DEFINITIONS FROM LECTURES FOR FINAL

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA02H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Winter

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RELIGION SELECTED KEY TERMS DEFINITIONS Thomas Theorem: a theory of sociology which was formulated by W. I. Thomas during the year 1928. In other words, the interpretation of a situation causes the action. This interpretation is not objective. Actions are affected by subjective perceptions of situations. Whether there even is an objectively correct interpretation is not important for the purposes of helping guide individuals behaviour. Vale of Tears: a phrase based upon the Christian religion that refers to Earthly sorrows that are to be left behind when one enters heaven. Vale means a valley or a dale. The phrase comes from the Latin in Psalm 83:7 in the Vulgate Bible: in valle lacrimarum ... (in the vale of tears ...). It implies that the wickedness of the world makes it dark and reprieve comes only from divine salvation. Black Plague: the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe. Chattel: any article of tangible property other than land, buildings, and other things annexed to land. Other Worldly: of or relating to an imaginary or spiritual world. This-Worldly: distinguished by or relating to material or earthly concerns; not spiritual or concerned with life in a future or imaginary world. Bereavement Counselling: another term for grief counselling. Grief Counsellors: the expulsion or attempted expulsion of an evil spirit from a person or place. Psychotherapists: a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders. Ordain: to invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions; confer holy orders upon. Tsunami: an unusually large sea wave produced by a seaquake or undersea volcanic eruption. Jesuits: a member of a Roman Catholic religious order (Society of Jesus) founded by Ignatius of Loyola in 1534. www.notesolution.com
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