o What does it mean to be human?
o How do human beings relate to something that is greater than
o How do you understand others who dont share your beliefs?
o How do we talk to others who do not share ou
Religion, Religions, Religious
This article begins when Columbus saw the natives of the Canary Islands and they had no
knowledge of the term religion. The word religion was created by colonialists and was imposed
on the indigenous. Thi
This article talks about the importance of understanding the worlds worldviews. It also
talks about seven different dimensions in religion such as; practical and ritual, experiential and
emotional, narrative and mythic, doctrinal a
Religion As a Cultural System
The author separates this article with three chapters. The first chapter he discusses the
characteristics of anthropological work on religion. One is that it has made no theoretical
advances of major impor
The Zen Story
The Zen story starts on page 35. It is about a young man who is troubled. He finds
himself talking to a Zen Master in a coffee shop. The Zen Master told this man to go to a house,
not say a word to anyone and me
Justin B. Sears Motley
Religions of The World
Hinduism reminds me of football tryouts, just a bunch of different people trying
to make one team. I do not see how it is that you are actually apart of Hinduism because
it is so dif
Justin Bernard Sears Motley
Extra Credit: A day at the Mosque
Going to the Muslim place of worship or the Mosque as the Muslims call it was
very interesting. The first thing we had to do was take off our shoes. I remembe
Religion 1000-Extra Credit
I visited the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kalamazoo. In this paper I am going to discuss
my experience of participating in a mass. Also relate the seven dimensions to my experience.
Include a brief descr
The Flower Assembly Rite of Yakushiji
This film showed insight on the preparation of this ceremony. It interviewed people from
Mt. Bodaisen who create the flowers and the people who make glutinous rice cakes. It also
showed how the flowers and
The National French Assembly, (The French Revolution) was a revolutionary/enlightenment
period between 1789 and 1799. The French Assembly resulted from a political and financial
crisis. The monarchs would be over thrown and King Lo
1. What is a sect?
A sect is a religion formed on the platform on an already established religion.
2. What is a cult?
A cult is a sect that is not generally accepted in society.
3. What is a New Religious Movement?
A New Religious Movement is an overhead
Hinduism - Study Guide
1. Know when and how Hinduism got its name
19th century, given to the indigenous religions of India
2. What do we know about the Indus Valley Civilization? What don't we know?
It existed between 3300-1900 BCE, it was a civilizatio
Japanese Religion Study Guide - Due February 17th
1. Explain what is meant by "Born Shinto, Marry Christian, Die Buddhist.
a. Much of Japan practice multiple religions at the same time. This phrase is what theorists
use to exemplify that idea.
Study Guide Part One
What is religion?
1. Explain the evaluative method referred to as theology.
a. Comparison or religious ideals
2. Explain the evaluative method referred to as philosophy.
a. Rationalization of certain truths
3. Explain the descr
Study Guide 4 Christianity
1. What is Orthodoxy-the correct belief
2. What is Heresy-Belief in the wrong thing (one persons orthodoxy is anothers heresy)
3. What is meant by the term Christianities different denomentations and variations between the
1. What is paganism?
Ancient polytheistic religions
2. Explain the demonization of Wicca.
People associate Wicca with witches and there is a negative connotation associated with them.
3. Who was Margaret Murray?
Major contributor to the
Report #2 Buddhism
Buddhas early teachings and life gave us the backstory and development of
how Buddhism was started. While Buddha was alive there were no written documents of
his teachings, but rather were passed down oral
Fisher, Mary Pat. 2012. Living Religions: A Brief Introduction, third edition. Boston:
Pearson. You may buy the WMU custom edition of this textbook at the WMU bookstore.
You may also buy the complete book online or in a bookstore. Be sure to use the ISBN
General Chemistry II
Determination of KMnO4 Concentration by Visible Spectroscopy
a result of todays laboratory you will:
have prepared a stock solution
have prepared a series of solutions by dilution
have made spectroscopic measur