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●Buddhist well known for architecture.●Hindus, Buddhist, and Shintoists cremate their dead.Landscapes of Christianity●It shows the history of the changes in Christianity. Originally the Church was the focus of all life. Intricate churches. Now a lot Churches are becoming museums and don’t host actively.Landscapes of Islam●Elaborate Mosques are the centerpiece for the city●They symbolize the power of the religon●Hajj - something Islams have to visit at least once in their lifetimeWhat Role Does Religion Play in Political Conflicts?●Conflicts can make people of the same language, ethnicity, or religion go against one another. E.g. christianvs christian, muslim vs muslimConflicts along Religious Borders●Interfaith Boundaries - boundaries between major faith●Religious differences are sometimes viewed as a social division●Intrafaith boundaries - boundaries within a singular faith, eg. Christian Protestant and CatholicsIsrael and Palestine●The british interfered with the conflicts between Muslim and Palestinians and tried making a place for Jews. Promising that religions already located there would preserve their rights. From 1947-48 a war between Palestinians and Jews erupted.●After WW2 the UN voted to make separate Israeli and Palestinian states.●In the Arab-Israeli War in 1967 Israel gained control of the Gaza, the West Bank, and Golan Heights(Preciously Palestinian) and built houses for the Jewish to gain more control.●In 2005 Palestinians gained access and ownership to the Gaza Strip again however all surrounding territories closed their borders to them.●Economically the Gaza Strip is isolated economically and the living standard has dropped●Palestinians and Israelis both believe they should have ownership to areaHorn of Africa●Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Kenya, and Somalia are part of the horn.●The horn has had several different religions and ownershipsThe Former Yugoslavia●In Class Notes 2/23●Bear Butte is a religious site for the Lakota/Cheyenne●1. Jerusalem, Wailing Wall 2.Muslim, Mecca 3. Muslim, mosque 5. Buddhism, India 6. Hindu, India (Ganges River)In Class Notes 2/24
●Mahayana is the largest branch and most strict of Buddhism●Interfaith boundaries - many countries border various faiths●Intrafaith boundaries- boundaries that show major divisions between a particular faith eg. Catholics and Protestants. ●Muslims, Jews, and Christians think they have divine right to the stip of Gaza, but primarily the conflict is between israeli and palestinians. ●in ethiopia- Amharic areas Christian, Islam diffused to ethiopia and Eritrea.Interfaith.●Former Yugoslavia - different ethnic groups causes a lot of tensions. Ones in charge started genocide against Muslims and Bosnians●In Northern Ireland Catholics and Protestants took their activity spaces out of the way to maintain the same culture. In 1969.