KIC000061 - I East Asia Religions in America In 2000 appro...

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I East Asia Religions in America In 2000, appro x, 4.5 million East Asian Americans in the US I Appro •. 2.5 million were or Chinese origin Attempting to Quantify Religious Practices: • Somewhere around Yl actively practice a religion • Many immigrants or natives born Americans or East Asian decent have converted to a western religion like Christianity • Of the Yzthat practice a religion, about !4 practice a traditional religion • Ultimately, it is impossible to put a number on IHinduism I Brief Introduction: "Hinduism": a Colonial Term "Sanataria Dharma" 333 Million Deities Historical Background: Harappan Culture (fl. ca. 2150-1750 RC.E) Aryan Invasion Theory (ca, 1500 B.C.E.) 4/28/2011 What sort of impact is "Americanization" having on East-Asian religions? What is the impact of East-Asian religion on American culture? The Vedas - Hinduism's Scriptures: Originally "given" to risbi (= "seers") via primordial sounds in the . . , , Each is Further Sub-divided into I. Sarnhita - central
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2011 for the course RELIGION 210 taught by Professor Glenn during the Spring '11 term at Iowa State.

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