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Unformatted text preview: "systems of beliefs, ritual, institutional life, spiritual aspiration, and ethical orientation" "in religious traditions human beings as other or more than simply their purely social or physical identities" Transcendence o Orients us beyond the day-to-day o (ie: g-d is a transcendent being) Provides norms for behaviour within the day-to-day Provides ritual to reinforce a personal and communal sense of our connection to the Ultimate/Sacred/G-d Identity vs. Hobby o Who you are vs. what you do from time to time Could be a resource for eco-protection or eco-exploitation. .....
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course RELG 270 taught by Professor Coreylabreque during the Winter '08 term at McGill.
- Winter '08