Test #2 Consolidated Content Outline: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
You are responsible for the following material for Test #2.
There will be a section with images taken from the Powerpoint presentations.
There will be a map of the Middle East and the Medi
Rel 101 (Fall 12): Final Exam Study Guide
*You must take the final exam during the officially scheduled exam session for your section. (The only
exception is if you have three exams scheduled on the same day). NO MAKE-UP EXAMS will be offered.
*You must b
Rel 101 Class Outline: Islam
Islam I: Origins
I. 6th Century Arabia
-bedouin; clan; polytheistic; Byzantine Empire; Persian Empire
II. Muhammad ibn Abdullah (570-632 CE)
-Mecca; Khadija; Mt. Hira
III. Allahs Messenger
-The Night of Destiny (Night of Power
Rel 101 Class Outline: Christianity
Christianity I: Origins and Jesus of Nazareth
I. First Century Palestine
A. Roman context
a) mystery religions
b) imperial cult
B. Jewish context
-Jewish factions: Sadducees; Phari
-Yamafirst mortal to die
-Guide in the afterlife
-Cremation near river
-Rite of the skullmoment when the chief mourner trys to strike the skull with a
stick and crack it to release the atoman.
-Temporary abode in the place of the ancestor
Hinduism- an umbrella; houses a bunch of religious info
-Polytheism- They believe in many gods and goddesses
-Monism-Polymorphic Monotheism- Monotheism that takes many forms
Truth is One, though the wise refer to it by various names.
-Rig Veda 1.164.46
Rel 101: Content Outline (Hinduism 3)
Hinduism: ethics as duty
Tues, Feb. 16
Assigned Reading, Molloy, Ch. 3, pp. 88 (starting at Living Spirituality)-92 (stop at The
I. The path of dharma
A. Bhagavad Gita (@ 200BCE-200CE)
- Krishna and A
Rel 101: Content Outline (Hinduism 1)
Hinduism: the One and the many
Tues, Feb 9
Assigned Reading, Molloy, Chapter 3, pp. 75-88, 106-109
I. Harappa culture (before 2000BCE)
-Indus River Valley; Pakistan; India (based on map on p. 77, be able to locate the
Rel 101: Content Outline (Hinduism 2)
Hinduism: the paths of knowledge and love (bhakti)
Thursday, Feb. 11
Assigned Reading, Molloy, Ch. 3, pp. 92 (beginning with The Yogas)-106 (stopping at Personal
Experience), 109-110 (Hinduism and the Arts).
I. The Pa
Rel 101: F Feb 17F Feb 24
Buddhism I. The Life of Siddhartha Gautama (c. 563-483 BCE)
? What is the significance of the following locations to the life of Siddhartha: Lumbini, Bodh
Gaya, Sarnath, Kushinigara.
? What are the details of Siddharthas concepti
Rel 101: W Aug 29W Sept 5
~Hinduism map, p. 77: India; Pakistan; Indus River; Ganges River; Allahabad; Benares
Hinduism I: Origins
-Harappa culture of the Indus Valley region
I. Vedic Period (2000BCE-500BCE)
-the Vedas; sruti; rishis; San
Rel 101 Class Outline: Oct 3-Oct 12
Judaism I: Origins
I. Founding Myths
A. the story of Abraham (1800BCE)
-Sarah and Hagar, Isaac and Ishmael
-circumcision; brit; mohel
B. the story of Moses (1250BCE)
-Egypt, pharaoh, Ex
POL 101: Introduction to American National Government, Fall 2016
Study Guide for Final Examination. Final Exam is Thursday, Dec. 8 at 8:00 a.m.
Note: all students are required to be on time for the exam, and be ready to begin at 8:00.
If you come in late,
Different types of representation
Policy representation - is the activity of making citizens' voices, opinions, and
perspectives present in the public policy making processes. Political representation
Brahman is the one source of being who incarnates into avatars.
Brahman incarnates into a form each believer needs in order to
draw the believer closer to him. The avatars can be male or
female, human or animal, loving or warlike. It is the one true
Quiz 3: The origins of religion
Modern humans evolved over 100,000 years ago. What is the
earliest evidence we have of their religious practices? Attempt at
magic through imitation- such as painting a face on the belly of a
pregnant woman in hope that th
Quiz 2 Study Guide
How is "religion" to be defined? Comes from the latin word religare which means to
come together, System of beliefs that have developed and evolved over time in response
to these and other eternal mysteries
What are six primary characte
Rel 101: M Aug 20M Aug 27
Intro to Religious Studies
I. What is religion?
A. Eight elements of religion according to Molloy
II. What is religious studies?
A. Thinkers and approaches
i. SociologyEmile Durkheim (1858-1917)
ii. PsychologySigmund Freud (1856-
Aryan religion is the historical Vedic religion.
Varnas is the system of castes.
Agni is known as the fire god.
Vedas means knowledge and is the oldest sacred books of
Upanishads is the forced section of each of the Vedas.
Maya is illusions of i
2) adventists- christian
3) jehovahs witnesses
4) unification church
5) christian science
7) rajneesh/osho movement
Why Study NRMs?
- all religions were once new
- reveals how and why religion
- Allah (God in Arabic)
- Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem
- Mosques & imams
- Sunni, Shia, Sufi
Life of Muhammad
- 570 CE: born in Mecca
- tribes, nomads
- Orphaned at 6, raised by uncle
- Managed caravans
- At age 25, married Khadija
- Old Testament (Tanakh)
- New Testament
- Life, death, resurrection of Jesus
4 Gospels in the NT
- Synoptic Gospels
- Mark (70 CE)
- Q source
- John (100 CE)
Jesuss Baptism & Ministry
Parables & miracles
1) which of the following figures founded Buddhism in northern India?
B) Siddartha Guatama
2) The Buddhas teaching is called what?
A) The Dharma
3) What is the end goal of Buddhism?
D) all of the above are aspects of the
28 October 2012 - 11:00 am
The Orchard is an United Methodist Church located in Oxford, Mississippi. By attending
a service here, it is obvious that many of Molloys eight characteristics of religion are visible,
however, the most
Dr. Sarah Moses
14 September 2012
The article, Scaling Caste Walls With Capitalisms Ladders in India addresses a
few of Molloys characteristics of religion, but the one that stands out the most is ethics
by showing how much the c
Dr. Fei Lan
Asian Religion 102
November 14th 2016
The Four Noble Truths
Buddhism is a major global religion with a complex history along with a complex system
of beliefs. Buddhism is the path, practice, and spiritual development leadin
Four Most Interesting Things Learned
As I read through Chapter 2, I found a few things interesting about
Native American religions. The concept of taboos really interested me,
because it is nothing like I have heard before. It not only refers to
Journal Entry 9
Shinto may refer to a multitude of varying Japanese religious and cultural
practices. The word Shinto was not officially coined until the sixth century C.E. It was
developed then to distinguish native Japanese religion from the newer relig
Journal Entry 12
The number of Christians has quadrupled in the last 100 years.
There were relatively few Christians in Sub-Saharan Africa and the AsiaPacific region at the beginning of the 20th century.
The 3 countries with the lar