Rel120 unit one

Rel120 unit one - Joseph Mullan REL120 Rel120 Unit One...

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Joseph Mullan REL120 Rel120 Unit One Essay Questions 1. I consider the most valuable way in which to study religion is the sociological method. I feel this is most important because the one common denominator in any religion is the aspect of a community or society that shares similar beliefs. I feel be looking at a religion from a societal aspect you can gain a greater understanding of how that religion works as well as how it was formed. 2. I do not believe there is any all-inclusive way in which to define religion. Religion takes on too many different meanings to people to be simply defined as a belief in a higher power, a participation in ceremony or a belief in a moral code.
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Joseph Mullan REL120 3. All the forms of yoga attempt to purify the mind. The differences between the different yogas lie in how that mental state is to be attained. For example, some followers on tantrism attempt to awaken the Shakti to have it rise through the six centers of the body. While mantra and hatha applies practices such as abstinence,
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