What Is Religion? - Definition & Role in Society


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Who defined faith as the ultimate concern?

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1. Objects, places, people, or things forbidden by a faith are known as _____.

2. Which of the following best defines a layman?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Show what you know about religion and the role it plays in society by passing this quiz. Questions cover topics like famous definitions of faith, the origins of ritual acts and what a layman is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with questions on the following:

  • Who defined faith as the ultimate concern
  • The term for things that are forbidden by a faith
  • The definition of 'layman'
  • Theories on the existence of ritual acts
  • What the Ten Commandments exemplify

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on religion and its role in society
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the potential purpose of ritual acts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the concept of faith as the ultimate concern

Additional Learning

Continue your studies of the lesson titled What is Religion? - Definition & Role in Society for further insight. Objectives covered by this lesson include the following:

  • Understand the challenges in defining religion and faith
  • Identify three main traits of religion
  • Recognize the purpose of ritual acts
  • Identify specific examples of codes of conduct