Religious Hearths and Diffusion

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Religious Hearths and Diffusion The following is a list of terms presented in this section of the textbook.  If you have  read this section, then you have seen them in boldface, italics, or heavy green font.  These terms are listed below in their order of appearance in the book, but most are also  defined in the glossary.  The section quiz will assess your comprehension of these  terms by requiring you to answer up to 10 randomly-selected questions from a database  of many questions.  The questions will refer to the readings and illustrations in the  section reading.  You may receive more than one question relating to a specific term  and you probably not receive a question pertaining to every term.  The study questions  that follow are intended to help you prepare for the quiz. primary hearths secondary hearths diaspora Vedas sangha STUDY QUESTIONS What is a hearth, as the term is used by cultural geographers? Why do sites within hearth regions often acquire sacred qualities? What is the difference between a primary and a secondary religious hearth? RELIGIONS OF THE SEMITIC HEARTH Examine Figure 5.7.  Be able to identify the religions that emerged in the Semitic hearth. Examine Figure 5.7.  Be able to identify the religions that emerged in the Indic hearth.
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course FPST 4143 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Oklahoma State.

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