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Axia College Material Appendix C HUM 130 Week 1 Vocabulary Quiz Define these terms in your own words. 1. Immanent Means real world experience in the here and now 2. Religion Tie back, something that has a greater meaning to life. 3. Theistic A religion that is based on a being relationship to the divine 4. Monotheistic Meaning one higher being 5. Profane Secular not sacred but worldly 6. Polytheistic Many forms of the divine 7. Monistic One underlying substance beneath multiply divine beings 8. Dogma System of doctrines that are said to be absolutely true 9. Nontheistic No sense of a personal creator god 10. Transcendent Divine being living outside the present world 11. Incarnations Sacred reality that appears visibly 12. Kensho An encounter with the unseen reality 13. Atheism The belief that there is no higher form 14. Agnosticism Playing the fence on if there is a higher form or not 15. Rituals Predictable worship actions 16. Symbols
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Unformatted text preview: Images borrowed from the material world that are like spiritual experiences 17. Myths Symbolic stories 18. Orthodox Uses the historical form of religion and strictly follows the laws and creeds HUM 130 19. Routinization of charisma When energy is used to preserve the outer form of the tradition rather than maintain inner spirit. 20. Absolutists People who resist contemporary influences to their religion 21. Charisma Rare quality of personal magnetism 22. Fundamentalism The name given to people that provoke violence against of religions 23. Phenomenology The study of religious phenomena 24. Liberal A more flexible approach to religious tradition 25. Mysticism Spiritual truths beyond reason 26. Heretic A person that takes a controversial position which are unacceptable in orthodox establishments 27. Sacred holy 28. Soul Is the spirit that controls the body HUM 130...
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