They have sacrifices and rituals they know the right

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channel through spirit possessions. They have sacrifices and rituals (they know the right steps and things to do.) People and devotees are the ones at the bottom. 2. In what way(s) did the Exodus myth build a social identity for slaves? How did it link African slaves to the Israelites in Egypt? Use quotes and examples from lecture. Israelites were imprisoned by the Egyptians and Moses lead the Jews to the Promised Lands and that’s where Israel is created. The underground road was their type of Exodus, their promise lands were the North/Canada o Israelites = African Slaves o Egypt = American slave states o Promised Lands = North/CA o Exodus = underground o Pharaoh = ? o Moses = ? o Plague = ? 3. Marla Frederick explores the appeal of black megachurches to black women. Describe the reasons why women are attracted to television ministries. In what way(s) do they preserve the doctrinal teaching of the Church while engaging with “televangelists”? Use specific quotes and examples from the reading. They make it personal but rooted in practical-bible-based o Family, financial, health and race Women are the ones who stay at home and that they would listen to it while being in their pjs. o They wont need to go out, at home church How to write a thesis statement? 1. a good thesis is specific (what will you be talking about in your essay?) 2. a good thesis makes a point that can be challenged or opposed 3. a good these should not leave the reader asking “how” or “why” In its most basic form a these should say “I argue _____, because ________.” October 31, 2017 The Great Migration (1919-1970)
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Jim Crow Laws racial segregation laws Enacted after the Reconstruction period (1890) Continued to be enforced through 1965 o “Separate but equal” o African American conditions were routinely inferior to those provided Segregated spaces under Jim Crow Public schools, places, transportation Restrooms, restaurants, drinking fountain, US military, federal workplaces 1. In chapter 2 of Strength to Love, Martin Luther King, Jr. invokes the Apostle Paul, who says “Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind”. Summarize King’s commentary on this Bible passage, and how it is to be applied to the black community of the Civil Rights movement. 2. In The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Malcolm X makes the claim that “the white man has brainwashed us black people” through the Christian religion. Summarize his critique of Christianity and how he advises the black community to resist such brainwashing. 3. Compare and contrast the Civil Rights “activisms” of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. How does each use religion, Christianity and Islam, respectively, to “re-educate” the black community about their status in the world? November 9, 2017 Three primary branches within Hinduism (make sure you know how they look like) Shiva (Shaivism): worship of the god Shiva Recognize the trident, the snake, crescent moon in his hair, sometimes meditating on tiger skin Vishnu (Vaisnavism): worship of the god Vishnu and his incarnations The maintainer of the universe Incarnation: Kishna, Rama
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