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In what way does Bruce Lawrence say that Christian Crusaders and militant Muslims are fundamentally the same? How does Reza Aslan think that Americans should or should not respond to jihadists (radical Muslim groups like Al Qaeda)? Give some examples of restrictions that have been placed on Christians living in the Nigerian states where sharia law has been implemented. How does understanding the historical context explain why Nigerian Muslims feel that implementing sharia in their country is justified? Why do some Fijians want their country to be officially declared a Christian state? Why are some Fijian Christians opposed? What are the religious minorities in Fiji that would be affected? What do Asonzeh Ukah and Magnus Echtler mean when they call Helen Ukpabio a “born -again witch”? How has the Asociación Tepeyac used the Virgin of Guadalupe, and her story, as a symbol in their campaign seeking amnesty for illegal immigrants? What concerns do some Protestants have about devotion to the Virgin of Guadalupe (or to Mary more generally)? By contrast, what positive interpretations do some Protestants give of what the Virgin of Guadalupe means to them? According to the article by Alyshia Galvez, in what ways does the classic image of the Virgin of Guadalupe incorporate native symbolism? What changes have some Anglos in the U.S. made to the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, in order to make her more acceptable to Protestants? (Think of the image Roses in December , discussed by Maxwell Johnson.) What reason does Philip Jenkins give for why Catholic leaders are unlikely to change the church’s positions on ordaining women or same -sex marriage? According to Jenkins, why will Christianity grow so dramatically in the global South in the future? ( Hint: The answer isn’t primarily because of people converting to Christianity .) What reasons does Afe Adogame give for why Ukrainians are attracted to Sun day Adelaja’ s church? In what sense do conservative Anglicans see liberals as cultural imperialists? In what sense do liberal Anglicans see conservatives as cultural imperialists?
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Essay (40 points) Your final exam has two parts. A selected-response portion (worth 60 points), testing your knowledge of Units 3-4, will be administered during our scheduled final exam period. In addition, you will write a take-home essay (worth 40 points) that asks you to tie together material from across the entire course.
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