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Discussion over traditionally forms of secular American culture restructured to follow Albanese's guidelines for religion and how aspects of American culture might be a form of organized religion.


Lecture number:
28
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of North Texas
Course:
Phil 2400 - Reli & Ameri Soc
Edition:
1

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PHIL 2400 1st edition Lecture 28 Unit American Religion and Civil Religion Required readings Albanese pg 273 234 Outline of Current Lecture I Public Protestantism II Civil Religion III Cultural Religion Current Lecture Public Protestantism Unconscious hidden form of Protestantism Schools through the 1800s are obvious example Individual connection with person and God Manifest destiny Code Morality Religious liberty Democratic equality Creed Importance of Individuals Cultus Revivalism Civil Religion Religious system that has existed alongside the churches Creed Chosen by God Democracy Code Being chosen means that citizens must participate in public activity Citizens work for the collective good Voting Cultus Visiting significant places such as George Washington s home or Independence Hall Cultural Religion These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Thanksgiving Historical roots Holidays Spring break Embody the values and speak to the beliefs of the people Code Beliefs about getting together as a family Culture offers public guidelines for living such as sports technology popular psychology and ideas about nature Creed Sacred stories about who we are and where we came from Television and film are popular ways creeds are spread Cultus Dominating and innocent millennialism



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