RELG211 - Lecture 1

RELG211 - Lecture 1 - Connected/ Lost connection Connecting...

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Sheet1 Page 1 Religion 211 - LEcture 1 What is religion: Theo R Otto - Religion is response to sense of wonder and awe in the universe. Mysterium trenmendum et fascinans pg9 Sigmund Freud - Religion: Adult attemps to deal with childhood ??, complicated present, and unknown future Karl Marx - Opium of the people James Fraser - Way to control nature William James - Positive Carl Jung - Way to arrive at personal fulfillment - individuation
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Unformatted text preview: Connected/ Lost connection Connecting humans to sacred world? also Human -> Human also Human -> Natural world also Human -> Self Religion: what makes one: Ritual, belief system, community, central myths, ethics, characteristic emotional experiences, material expression, sacred-holy Sheet1 Page 2 keeping people oppressed stage between magic and science way of fulfilling psychological needs...
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