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Religion and Society

Religion and Society

Author: Carissa Wyant

This lesson will discuss the role played by religion in the greater society, with emphasis on the often symbiotic relationship between religion and society.

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An adherent of agnosticism; one who either has not decided whether or not god exists, or who believes that the existence or non-existence of god can never be known.


An adherent of atheism; one who believes that god does not exist.