Satan in America by W Scott Poole Book Quiz Questions

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Satan in America Quiz 1.) _______________________is the belief that America has both a special destiny and a special innocence. 2.) Belief in a mythic cause of disorder that begins a cycle of violence is called the__________________. 3.) The author describes two powerful religious movements in the United States that helped precipitate the contemporary fascination with the Devil. These are Pentecostalism and _____________________. 4.) A common theme in religious thought, influential since the Puritan era, concerned with dealing with Satan has been called____________________. 5.) Before the rise of Christian fundamentalism, some thinkers in mainline Christianity explored the idea of the ______________. This concept left little room for Satan and believed that evil resided in the unjust structures of society. 6.) _____________is a theorist who has written about the role played by societal cycles of violence and how these cycles bring order and unity. 7.) The author traces much of the language and rhetoric of the satanic panic in religious circles to Mike Warnke and Michelle Smith. The latter wrote_______________. 8.) There’s no Devil but there’s a “First Evil” in this TV series popular early the century____________________. a.) American Revolution d.) Left Behind e.)Buffy the Vampire Slayer g.) Social gospel c.) Satan in Alive and Well f.) American exceptionalism h.) Fundamentalism i.) scapegoat mechanism k.) primitivism b.) Dashiell Hammet j.) The Exorcist L.) spiritual warfare n.) post-Vietnam uncertainties m.) Devil’s Bondswoman o.) Michelle Remembers p.) René Girard 9.) Does the author suggest that religion or pop culture has had more influence on the American idea of Satan? 10.) List some mass/pop culture phenomenon that influences ideas about the Devil in the 1960/70s? Extra Credit: (5 points) The work of Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov may have influenced the Rolling Stone’s controversial song called what? (3 points) Folklore says he met the Devil at the crossroads…he’s famous for the blues “Hellhound on My Trail.” His name was_______?
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Satan in America
Quiz
1.) American Exceptionalism_ is the belief that America has both a special
destiny and a special innocence.
2.) Belief in a mythic cause of disorder that begins a cycle of violence is called
the_______” Scapegoat mechanism” ___________.
3.) The author describes two powerful religious movements in the United States
that helped precipitate the contemporary fascination with the Devil. These
are Pentecostalism and _Fundamentalism__.
4.) A common t...


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