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Quiz Submissions – Midterm Exam Question 1 4 / 4 points What percentage of the world’s population is religious?
Question 2 4 / 4 points The “secularization thesis” is the idea that, as society becomes more advanced it will also become _______________.
Question 3 4 / 4 points Americans’ knowledge of religion is shallow and most lack the most basic understanding of their own religious traditions
Question 4 4 / 4 points The Vatican document, Nostra Aetate, encourages Christians to engage in interreligious dialogue with members of other religions.
Question 5 4 / 4 points The empathetic approach to the study of the world religions is an academic method of studying world religions by engaging “insiders” of a particular religion in dialogue.
Question 6 4 / 4 points Prothero argues that most Americans have extensive knowledge of religious traditions.
Question 7 4/ 4 points Attacks on Sikhs and mosques since 9/11 demonstrate that fear, and ignorance of other religions, can have deadly consequences.

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