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You passed this Milestone25 questions were answered correctly.1Philosophy of religion and theology are both interested in exegesis, which can be defined as what?The art of strategically using texts for your own purposes, not the purposes of the text's author.The methodology of discovering if a text is forged or legitimate.The methodology of accurately determining and interpreting the meaning of texts.The methodology of determining which historical figure wrote a text.CONCEPTPhilosophy of Religion2Which of the following is a role that creation stories often play in religion?Explains the nature of mystical experienceDiscusses the origin of GodProvides a basis for the religion's framework within which experiences can beunderstoodExplains the details and underlying doctrine of important ritualsCONCEPTEarly Creation Stories3Foods that are considered permissible in Islam are called:
HaramVegetarianKosherHalalCONCEPTReligion and Food4Which of the following describes usury? Lending money in order to collect interest on the loanThe Buddhist practice of viewing economics from a holistic perspectiveA fair exchange of goods for services in the Jewish traditionThe Islamic practice of giving to those in needCONCEPTReligion and Economics5Which of the following is not a common practice used to achieve a mystical state?ChantingContemplative prayerAlmsgiving
MeditationCONCEPTMysticism6Christians believe that one god can manifest himself in three persons, while remaining a single god. As a result, some Jews and Muslims deny that Christianity is actually (A) monotheistic.