17 many religions deal with the concept of suffering

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17 Many religions deal with the concept of suffering, which could most generally be defined as: the spiritual trials experienced in life. any form of physical discomfort. physical, psychological, or spiritual pain.
falling short of God's commands. CONCEPT Suffering 18 What distinguishes the concept of sin in Buddhism from that of Christianity?
In Buddhism, disobeying God is not seen as the root of sin. CONCEPT Sin 19 The American belief that all people are created equal, which is empirically indemonstrable yet believed to be true, could be categorized as a(n) myth. analogy. allegory. parable. CONCEPT Parable, Myth, and Allegory 20 Which of the following statements is true of the historical approach to studying religion?
The historical approach studies changes in religion over time. The historical approach compares beliefs and practices of religions. The historical approach relies on quantitative methods. The historical approach relies on qualitative methods. CONCEPT Historical Approaches 21 What is eternity in the context of religion? The ability to have complete causal control over reality. A state in which time is never ending or does not exist. The cosmological view that the cosmos has no "edge." A state of being in all possible places at one time. CONCEPT Death and Eternity 22 Which of the following accurately reflects a Muslim perspective on the environment?
The environment should be maintained in a state of balance. CONCEPT The Environment 23 The Buddhist story of Enyadatta is an example of which of the following? 24
Which of the following is true of a Buddhist perspective of the environment? The environment was given to people by God so they have dominion over it. The environment is to be cared for by people because they are God’s representatives on earth. The environment is to be cared for as a middle way to maintain balance. The environment is to be cared for because it is like our mother. CONCEPT The Environment 25
Which of the following events in the Buddha's life is not associated with a pilgrimage site in northeast India?
The Buddha's birth The first sermon The birth of the Buddha's son Parinirvana

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