Religiosity, Secularization & Civil Religion: Applications on Individuals & Cultures


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Secularization refers to _____.

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1. Based on previous findings, what would you expect sociologists to discover in a new study examining three highly religious cultures?

2. Peyton claims that she can point to evidence of civil religion in the United States today. Which of the following could she use as a valid example to support her claim?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools will assess your understanding of some of the major topics in the sociological study of religion in society, including secularization, religiosity, and civil religion. Some of the areas on which you'll be quizzed include examples of civil religion and reasons for the increased secularization of society.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Definition of secularization
  • Effects linked with high levels of religiosity
  • Examples of civil religion
  • Reasons attributed to the secularization of society
  • Whether religiosity and secularization are increasing or decreasing

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the role of religion in America in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as secularization and civil religion
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as secularization and religiosity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the sociological study of religion

Additional Learning

To learn more about the role of religion in society, review the accompanying lesson titled Religiosity, Secularization & Civil Religion: Applications on Individuals & Cultures. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Discuss debate about religion today
  • Explore religiosity
  • Define and discuss secularization
  • Discuss civil religion