worship only the deity, all others are pagans/nonbelievers
dahomey tradition from west africa, carried to haiti by africans slaves, fused old gods with
new Catholic saints.Vodou specialists were callled to heal sickness/use magic
Which statement regarding Buddha is not true?
Buddha was a mystic
Who tempted Buddha after his enlightenment?
What are the four noble truths?
1) All life is suffering
2) The cause of suffering is desire
3) Stopping desire will stop suffering
4) The E
Question 1: What is religion?
Religion derives from the Latin meaning to re connect
Question 1 Emile Durkeim's quote
Unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things
Question 1 Elements of Religion
God, Scripture, Place of Worship, Code,
How much higher than the world average is the
population density in East Asia?
What is the goal of Buddhism?
What does Confucianist ethical system
Proper decorum and Obedience. Father to Son.
What developed during the Shang Dynasty?
arrangement of the gospels
-Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
TheGospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, which describe events from a similar
pointof view, as contrasted with that of John.
what book comes directly after the gospels
Dualistic; created by Mani
was a major Gnostic religion that was founded by the Iranian prophet Mani (in Persian:
,Syriac: ,Latin: Manichaeus or Manes) ( c. 216276 AD) in the Sasanian
-Began by Marcon, dualistic view of th
Into how many parts did Plato divide society and
the human soul? Whose duty is it to Govern?
Whose duty is it to protect the state?
- Three parts; Guardians, Soldiers, Commoners
What does Plato say knowledge is?
-sees a lot of women teaching administrative assistants, nurses.
-Women are still in care taking jobs.
-women know more about society because they have to.
-the study of knowledge. (how we know)
-theory that knowledge come
Religious functionary who deals with spirits, exorcism and healing. (Medicine Man)
Stone ritual centers
Use Plants to heal
Sorcerers, shaman who diagnoses problems from sorcery
Clever figures in myths
Made of fire - always changing
Made of Earth
Made of Air
Made of water
Looking for eternal truth, World of Forms
Find midpoint between extremes, realist