yg28 - Religion & Science Week 15 Religion & Science...

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Classical Theories of Religion Religious Groups Religions of the World Religion in the US Science as an Institution
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Comparing Religion & Science Organized & coherent systems of thought that are organized into social institutions Claims to truth Governs our conduct Professionals
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Comparing Religion & Science Religion A set of beliefs about the  origins and meanings of life,  usually based on the  existence of supernatural  power Acquires ideas through revelations Changes over time Science The accumulated systematic  knowledge of the  physical/material world,  obtained through  Acquires knowledge through empirical  verification Physical Changes over time
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Classical Theories of Religion Cultural Universal : something that exists in every  culture
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Joos during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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