31jan08 - Human Experience Human experience divided into...

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Human Experience Human experience divided into two realms. o ordinary o everyday world or experience -extraordinary -spiritual or mythical Symbolic Interaction Ordinary World o Language o Logical Concepts Extraordinary World o Symbolic o Myths “You’re having a problem cause you don’t have faith” Problems with symbolic interaction -Religious interaction must be interpreted based on time and context. “Jewish wouldn’t eat pig cause the didn’t know how to cook it.” -Making transference from language/logic to symbols/myths is not always possible. Symbolic Interaction and Religion -Jesus and Mohammed both preached a gospel of peace. -Christians, Jews, Muslims worship the same God. Why the problems? Civilizations Conflict -01 BC ~ 1650 – Religious Wars -1650~1750 – Dynastic Rights (one religion fighting each other)
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-1800 ~ 1991 – Nationalism/Capitalism -Soviet Union Collapsed -U.S. Only major Superpower -2000 ~ Cultural Conflict -Religion a major component of culture. 8 Major Culture Paradigms *Know this
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANTH ANTH 1003 taught by Professor Demovic during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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