Midterm Questions - Part 1 0/25 Answered Questions 25.0...

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Part 1 - - 0/25 Answered Questions, 25.0 Points 1. The belief that if the divine exists, it is NOT possible for humans to know it is called what? (1.0 Points) 2. Religion attempts to approach an understanding of Unseen Reality from beyond literal expressions. Which of the following is NOT an example of this approach? (1.0 Points) 3. A repeated and predictable form of entering into communion with that which is worshipped is known as what? (1.0 Points) 4. An understanding of religious stories as deeply important as having symbolic and metaphorical meaning (and not necessarily as literal historical facts) is related most closely to which religious perspective? (1.0 Points) 5. The term for when societies become more scientific in their approach to understanding nature and the universe is called what? (1.0 Points) 6. Which ancient Greek philosopher believed that the soul was superior to the body and reason more reliable than the senses? (1.0 Points) 7. According to some Eastern religions, the idea that we are distinct autonomous individuals is considered what? (1.0 Points) 8. The practice of yoga for Hindus is an attempt to do what? (1.0 Points) 9. According to Hindus, the liberation from the cycle of suffering-life, death, and rebirth-is known as what? (1.0 Points) 10. The philosophical associated understanding of suffering relates to Sanatana Dharma in what way? (1.0 Points) 11. The meaning of religion as "to tie again" is prominent in Hinduism in what way? (1.0 Points) 12. A spiritual teacher of Sanatana Dharma is known as what? (1.0 Points) 13. The idea in Buddhism that sacred reality exists yet is not conceived of in terms of a personal Creator God is known as what? (1.0 Points) 14. In Buddhism, it is said that Siddhartha was tempted by evil (Mata) to do what? (1.0 Points) 15. In Buddhism, the blissful liberation from the ego is best understood as what? (1.0 Points) 16. A good description of the goal the Buddha sets forth in the Four Noble Turths isn't so much eliminating materialistic desires as much as it is what? (1.0 Points) 17. In Buddhism, the concepts of "selflessness" and "emptiness" mean what? (1.0 Points) 18. What does Buddha suggests as the reason he doesn't say much about religious concepts such nirvana, the soul, or the afterlife? (1.0 Points) 19. Confucius focused his teachings very much on the here-and-now and consequently taught
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2012 for the course REL 201 taught by Professor Lucas during the Spring '12 term at American Public University.

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Midterm Questions - Part 1 0/25 Answered Questions 25.0...

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