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comingofage - Adolescent Rights of Passage Passage Becoming...

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Unformatted text preview: Adolescent Rights of Passage Passage Becoming an adult in the eyes of Becoming your religion your Four Rights of Passage Four Birth Coming into adulthood Marriage Death Three Religions Three Christianity- Mainly Catholicism Christianity Judaism Hinduism Hinduism Christianity Christianity Christianity Christianity Catholic Protestant The Meaning of Confirmation The Strengthening of religion Verifying beliefs Full participation in beliefs Full Before the Confirmation Before Classes Service Projects Service Retreat Select a sponsor Confirmation Age Confirmation Generally happens at age 13, but may Generally occur at different times. occur Prayers To Memorize Prayers The Sign of the Cross The Lord’s Prayer The Hail Mary The Glory Be Act of Faith Act of Hope The Apostles’ Creed During the Confirmation Ceremony During May take place in or May out of Mass out Each person selects Each his own Confirmation name Candidate stands or Candidate kneels before bishop kneels Receives the Holy Receives Spirit Spirit Symbol of Confirmation Symbol Faith Confirmed Accepting responsibility for faith and Accepting destiny destiny Judaism Judaism Judaism Judaism Orthodox Conservative Reform Reconstructive The Meaning of Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah Mitzvah Literally means son (or daughter) of the Literally commandment commandment Coming of age, becoming a Bar or Bat Taking on the responsibility of an adult Age of maturity Before the Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah Mitzvah The child begins attending Hebrew school Intense training focused on Torah Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs Age Bar Occurs at age 13 for boys and 12 for girls Reform Jews celebrate both on the 13 th birthday birthday The Bar Mitzvah Reading The Reads the Torah May lead part of service Leads congregation in prayer May give speech During the Bar Mitzvah Ceremony During The young man The recites all of these readings readings The young man gives The the blessing during this ceremony this “Today, I am a Today, man…” man…” Symbol of Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs Mitzvahs Must follow commandments Assumption of obligation Hinduism Hinduism Hinduism Hinduism Brahmin Kshatriya Vaisya The Meaning of Upanayana Giving of the holy thread Initiation Purify and Clarify intellect Before the Upanayana Before The ceremony of Caula The Bathed Taken to the dining hall Fed by his mother Taken to barber shop Bathed Upanayana Age Upanayana Brahmin- 8 years after conception, 7 years Brahmin- and 2 months and Ksatriya- 12 Vaisya- 16 During the Upanayana During Giving of the thread Placed over the left Placed shoulder shoulder Taught sacred text Taught how to make Taught a fire fire Symbol of Upanayana Symbol Second Birth to world of knowledge Savitri becomes the mother and Guru the Savitri father. Compare and Contrast Compare Jewish and Hindu faiths have a set age, Jewish while Christians do not. Christian and Jewish faiths have many Christian processes they must go through before their service while Hindus do not. In Christian and Hindu faiths the person In must go through this ritual to take on the new responsibilities, in Judaism the responsibility comes with the birthday. Deep Thinking Questions Deep What age should a person be considered What an adult in the eyes of religion? an What responsibilities do you think should What go along with becoming an adult in religion? religion? Should people confirm their faith to one Should specific religion for the rest of their life? specific ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Ernst during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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