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Unformatted text preview: 1. A Melanesian term for an awesome power common to objects, persons, or spirit iii.E. Durkheim, Sigmund Freud and Totemism g. Issues concerning the evolution of religion i. E.B. Tylor: soul animism polytheism monotheism ii.James Frazer: magical religious religious scientific iii.Ninian Smart: mana personal spirit polytheism monotheism and atheism h. New-evolutionary classification of religions i. Primal religions : local, primitive, simple ethic, or tribal religions ii.Archaic religions: those of people united by a common culture in large-scale and socially stratified socities iii.Classicl religions: in literate, complex societies in historical times iv.Modem religions: new religious movements...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course RELIG 205 taught by Professor Hu during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.
- Spring '08
- World Religions