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sjsu_g10_chapter_6_religion_r4 - Religion(With such good...

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Religion (With such good moral systems, why can’t we get along???)
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Religious Sites Google Earth (Mecca) (Heian Shrine) (Temple of the Rock/Wailing Wall) (Carvings visible from space) (Vatican City) Buddha at Kamakura) (Mission at Santa Clara)
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Religion: The Big Picture Types: Globalizing, Ethnic Expansion: War, migration, trade, interaction Key Issues: Distribution: Universalizing, Ethnic Distribution Patterns: origins, diffusion, sites Patterns: Worship, Sacred places, admin. Why conflicts among religious groups? Religion vs government both ways! Religion vs. religion both ways!
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Distribution: Universalizing, Ethnic Definition: (Absent in the text as a key word) belief system common to a group of people, often including a common cosmology, a deity or deities, rituals, and common artifacts of importance, including holy sites and places of worship. (Like culture: group beliefs, activities, artifacts) Universalizing Religion: (p.187) Ethnic Religion: (p.187)
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Religious Maps Dominant World Religions: map, p. 188 Basic patterns: Cultural dominance Can be the major aspect of cultures or sub-cultures War Major cause of war, sometimes also a tool of war) Colonization (with or without war) Often a tool of subjugation in the past, changing cultural norms Missionaries (interaction) Interplay of old and new concepts, both religious and secular Migration (You take your religion with you.)
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Universalizing religions: Attempt to be global, appeal to all people, (~60% of world) Religion Gods Adherents Branches Root: Hearth Begin: Christ- ianity Monotheism ~ 2 Billion Catholic Protestant Orthodox, & Judaism Middle East 8-4 BC to 30 AD Islam Monotheism ~ 1.3 Billion Sunni Shiite Judaism Mecca (Makkah) Buddh- ism Polytheism? (manifes- tations) ~ 365 Million Mahayana Theraveda Tantrayana Hindu religious beliefs Northern India, Nepal ~ 563 BC Sikhism Monotheism ~ 24 Million Unspe -cified Lahore, Pakistan, ~ 1500 AD Bahai Monotheism? ~ 7 Million Islam Shiraz, Iran 1844 AD Mormon Monotheism ~ 7 Million Christianity U.S.
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Ethnic religions Appeal to one group of people (originally) living in one place, (~25%) Religion Gods Adher -ents Source Hearth Start Nations Hinduism Di- verse ~820 Million India India, Nepal Confu- cianism n/a See li Confucious China 604 - 531 BC China, Japan, Korea, S.E. Asia Daoism Lao Tze (Lao Tsu) China 604 - 531 BC China Judaism One ~10 Million Middle East Un- known Israel Shinto Many Un-known Japan Un- known Japan
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Religious Branches: Christianity Branches: Roman Catholic Eastern Orthodox Coptic Protestant Ethiopian
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