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Stephen Prothero and religious literacyreligion (spectrum of definitions and views; how this book defines the term—why the study is beneficial)monotheismpolytheism*monismsacredsecular/secularizationreligio(including Roman uses of this term)how scholars use the term 'religion'six dimensions of religionways of studying religion (know the general areas and how they approachthe study of religion or what they do)*symbolthe differences between Theology and Religious Studies asdisciplines/approachesFreud's perspective on religionJung's perspective on religionWilliam JamesEmile DurkheimshamanatheismagnosticismpluralismcultNRM (New Religious Movement)*religion and film (general approach discussed in the pdf)Module 2AnimismShaman, shamanism, types of shamansIndigenous, indigenous religionsIssues of naming for indigenous groups*First Nations (see also Haida Powerpoint)
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