Salvation= the state of being saved from suffering (death, pain, fear, severe,
distress, or grief)
not just suffering that troubles us. because when evil people suffer or are
punished we usually pleased: do we grieve when Lord Voldemort perishes?
temporal logic- how the cosmos are organized according to time
Cosmology: Space, time, .
-go beyond these to define other aspects of religious tradition
1.Sacrifice of Primal Man (Purusha)
hindu is a diverse tradition, with an extremely rich religion. The
Christian Sacred Spaces: Catholic and Protestants
seven sacraments altarpiece: 1145-50 by Rogier van der Weyden painting.
sacrament: religious ritual in christian traditions that is commanded by God
meaning they must perform it. Connect the people to Godh
Cosmology: Space, Time, and. and more.
The babylonian Cosmogony:
Marducks temple (ziqqurat) is so great that it reaches to the heavens
cosmology of Bible and Babylonian are similar
-similar concept of water as a material that is present in the beginning o
Building Sacred Space: The Indian Cosmic Mountain
every scared space must be an imago mundi (image of the world)
Smith says it doesnt apply to some religions but he doesnt dispute the fact that
Eliade said its part of Hindu
Unit III. Being in the World: Becoming a Member of Religious Community
*shaving the head= becoming a part of anaminity. Special state the person enters
into a right of passage.
From the Religion definition:
-Ritual and Communal
-formal patterns of behavio
The non-status of the liminal person (turner)
possessing nothing, to demonstrate that as liminal beings they have no status,
property, insignia, secular clothings indicating rank or role, position in kingship
subject to absolute authority of ritual
Buddhism: Salvation Here/Now: The Buddhist Path to Nirvana
buddhas lives-long mission of redemption
Mahakapi Jataka and the story of the monkey king
Buddha had many lives: one day the kind decided that he wanted monkey meat
and so he sent people to get th
Book of Acts:
everyone was put together
strong emphasis on community
what applies from liminiality: poverty (giving away possession), existence
within the world of nature (have to use nature to live since they dont have
anything), submissive before elder
maintaining communities through laws of purity
pure: physical and spiritual cleanliness. Closeness to God.
Mary Douglas, the Two Bodies
-physical body is a microcosm of society: issues in society are imprinted in the
body. Purity an
Salvation Here/Later (But Not that much later!): American Apocalyptic
Jesus will inaugurate a kingdom of God with his second coming. In the book of
Act they are thinking of salvation in the here and now so that Jesus can take
away the oppress
exam: list of 12 diff items and in 4-5 sentences briefly define and comment on the
significance of 10 of the items. CHUCKY ANSWER.
things that are too picky and too broad are a no no. Goldilocks item? Can be
pictures, quotes, terms, names
ex. Ihram: purit