What are the types of religious organisations and how are they changing?


A level


10m 0s
In order to make sense of the many different types of religion, sociologists have developed a range of typologies or categories of religion. In this podcast we discuss the three main typologies, and show you how to use examples of these.

  1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 
  2. What does ‘typology’ mean?
  3. Explain the difference between a church and a denomination
  4. What are the key characteristics of sects?
  5. Write down an example of each religious organisation.

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