Lecture-9.14,16

Lecture-9.14,16 - • Generalizations don’t get us to...

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Lecture Notes Religion is NOT Theology Theology is the attempt to answer questions and find the truth (Theo = God) Phenomenology is the study of stuff that happened Hermeneutical/Hermeneutics is the study of stuff itself Why is the study of religion important? o War o Religious Conflict o Culture o Personal/Existential o Globalism o Politics/Government It is important to know o Basic Facts o Interpretive Traditions o How people of the faith make decisions, as well as their values and priorities ISLAM o Shia o Sunni o Kurds o Other Minorities o Iran is mostly Shia and Persian o Arabs o Women’s Rights International Attitudes o Colonialism How Iraq was formed by Britain
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Unformatted text preview: • Generalizations don’t get us to what we need to grasp • Christians and Islamic People can be considered FUNDAMENTALISTS • Fundamentalism is o Literalism o Negative Reputation o Extremists o Radical o Traditional o Absolutist • RELIGIONS o Judaism o Christianity o Buddhism o Atheism o Hinduism o Islam o Sikhism THE BIG QUESTIONS: • Mormonism • Scientology • Marxism • Capitalism • Som • What is Religion? • Why is it important? • Who Speaks for Islam? • Who Defines “Islam” and “the West”? • Are We at War with Islam ? o Who is the “We”? o What is the “War”? o Who is “Islam”?...
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