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1 What are the two main sects of Islam today referred to? Abrahamic and Qu'ranic Orthodox and liberal Sunni and Shia monotheistic and non-theistic CONCEPT Islam 2 Which of the following statements is true of the historical approach to studying religion? The historical approach relies on quantitative methods. The historical approach relies on qualitative methods. The historical approach studies changes in religion over time. The historical approach compares beliefs and practices of religions. CONCEPT
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Historical Approaches 3 Religion arises from the human struggle with the "transcendent," which refers to what? Other religious practitioners Something completely beyond the ordinary Any political or social power A religious leader CONCEPT Reasons for Studying Religion 4 Which of the following is NOT true of pilgrimage? It helps reinforce the basic tenets of a religion. It is a sacred journey. It must be undertaken by a group. It is a form of ritual.
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CONCEPT Action 5 How is suffering viewed in Hinduism? As the just consequence of one's karma As mandated by Brahman As a necessary part of all existence As a good end in itself CONCEPT Suffering 6 What does the phrase "material culture" refer to? Any idea that emphasizes the physical over the spiritual, such as the philosophy of materialism. Any material object. The relationship between artifacts and social relations.
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A culture that significantly downplays doctrine in favor of religious objects. CONCEPT Overview of Ritual & Material Culture 7 In the Confucian tradition, why is evil problematic?
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