Religion Quiz 1

Religion Quiz 1 - Science-organized knowledge...

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Science-organized knowledge Scientism-modern science has monopoly of knowledge; not opposed to religion Metacosm-divine order Macrocosm-everything below divine order; large world Microcosm-reflection of entire world; in human state Metaphysics-science of divine order Sacred Cosmology-study of cosmos as an application of metaphysics Sacred Psychology-study of cosmos as an application of the human state Atheism-no religion is right Indiscriminate Inclusivism-all religions are correct and take up mnt. Truth Indiscriminate Exclusivism-my religion is right and all others are wrong (lead to hell) Syncretism-none of the religions have monopoly (mix and match) Discriminate Exclusivism-no religions make it up to the top; saved, but not highest level Perennialism (Exoteric vs. Esoteric)-all major religions lead to the top; Exoteric(“outer”)differences,Esoteric(“inner”)commonalities Literal-literal (historical) meaning Moral/Social-moral of stories Philosophical/Theological-of sacred texts
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course RELG 110 taught by Professor El-ansary during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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