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worldsreligions - Religions of the World - an overview

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Religions of the World - an overview Judaism Christianity Islam Baha’i Faith Zoroastrianism Hinduism Buddhism Sikhism Jainism Taoism Confucianism Shinto What are the major religions of the world? 
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Your First Journaling Question Which religious tradition do you know the  least about?  The most about? What do you know about  this religious tradition, and how do you know  it?  Which tradition would you like to know more  about?  Do you have friends or relatives who are part  of a religious tradition other then your own?
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Categorizing Religions: - Ethnic vs. Universal Ethnic:  the religion of a particular people  or culture (e.g., Judaism, Shinto,  Hinduism) (tend to be localized and do  not   actively seek converts) Universal:  a religion which sees its  message as true for all people (e.g.,  Christianity, Islam, Buddhism) (have  spread throughout the world and tend to  be very large in population, have actively  sought converts from many cultures)
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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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