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modual one - 1. People embrace religion Your Answer: All of...

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Unformatted text preview: 1. People embrace religion Your Answer: All of these. All three answers are some of the reasons people turn to religion. 2. Genuine religious experiences have common elements according to Joachim Wach, a comparative religions scholar. The pattern includes: Your Answer: All of these. All of these elements are part of a common pattern in genuine religious encounters. 3. The experience of "connecting" with a divine, transcendent reality or Unseen Reality has been called by many names including __________. Your Answer: God-realization. Correct Answer: Any of the above. This is part of the correct answer. See page 4. 4. Our two primary modes of understanding the reality around us are through _____________ and _______________. Your Answer: non-emotional responses, direct knowledge Correct Answer: rational thought, non-rational modes of knowing Review pages 2-5. 5. Westerners sometimes embrace Eastern religions in an attempt to avoid lifes realities. Psychologist John Welwoods calls this attempt _________ _________. Your Answer: spiritual escapism Correct Answer: spiritual bypassing. See page 27. 6. Human incarnations are physical embodiments of the divine. _______ is an example of an incarnation. Your Answer: Krishna or Christ This part of the answer is correct. See pages 6-7. 7. These elements, characteristic of religions everywhere, serve as aids to connect followers to the divine. Your Answer: Any of these. Spiritual practices, rituals, sacraments, and prayers are some of the elements used to help bring people closer to the sacred. 8. Religious myths help followers understand the divine and our relationship with the divine. A function of these myths is Your Answer: any of these. Myths perform many functions, including these. 9. Joseph Campbell interpreted the myth of the hero's journey primarily as a representation of a __________ triumph. Your Answer: psychological The otherworldly experiences of a heros journey represent psychological victories. 10. Followers of any religion who resist contemporary influence while affirming historically traditional doctrines or practices should be called _______, a term more appropriate than fundamentalists, which is misleading in several ways. Your Answer: conservatives. Correct Answer: absolutists. See pages 13-14. 11....
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