BUNTON, TAKIA D
MIDTERM EXAM NOTES
1. Based on the Katha Upanishad and the Bhagavad Gita readings, discuss the Hindu concept of
Atman. What is the distinction between the Atman and the ego.
In Hinduism, the concept of Atman can be explained as an all-enco
Running head: FINAL EXAM NOTES
World Religions REL 1300-252 Final Exam Notes
Takia D. Bunton
Texas State University-San Marcos
Running head: FINAL EXAM NOTES
World Religions REL 1300-252 Final Exam Questions
1.What is the Oral Tradition in Judaism? Wh
The three characteristics of ordinary life as taught by the Buddha are impermanence, duhkha,
and the idea of no self (lecture 8/31). In attempting to explain duhkha, or unhappiness in life,
the Buddha teaches that grasping for lasting happiness in imperma
The concept of emptiness is not a lack of reality as we see it in the western sense, but
rather a lack of limitations, relativity, and delusions (Paraskevopoulos p.127). When
referencing the Buddhist teaching of no-self, it is easier to understand the con
Approx 1.5 million in US mostly immigrants
Support temple culture
- Community centers
- Use of arts/culture to portray traditions
No formal religious training pick up through osmosis in India but in US have to adapt cultural Hinduism
1 Tim. 4:6-10
Christians must be nourished in the words of faith the sound doctrine.
They must reject false doctrines exercising themselves to godliness to
avoid departing from the faith.
Christians must take care that they are not hardened by the deceitf
If Christians fall away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance,
since they crucify again for themselves the Son of God.
When Christians sin willfully, they trample the Son of God under foot,
count the blood of the cov
Christians can fall from grace.
Christians who have been hindered from obeying the truth have fallen from grace (Gal. 5:4, 7).
A believer (Christian) falls away by not holding fast his confidence and the boast of his hope until
the end (Heb. 3:6). He has
Apostasy, Falling Away
(Once Saved Always Saved is a False Doctrine)
1 Cor. 10:12
Christians must take heed lest they fall.
Christians must take care that they do not fall away from the living God
(cf. Heb. 3:12; 6:4-8; 10:26-39; 11:15-16; 12:15). They mu
Wrath kills a foolish man.
We must cease from anger and forsake wrath.
Pr. 14:17, 29
He who is quick-tempered acts foolishly. He who is slow to wrath has
A soft answer turns away wrath. A harsh word sti
Gal. 3:19; Heb. 2:2 The Mosaic Law was given to men through angels (Acts 7:30,
35, 38, 53).
The mystery was made known to heavenly principalities and
powers (i.e., angels) by the church (cf. 1 Pet. 1:12).
Angels are not authori
1 Cor. 6:9-11
Adulterers will not inherit the kingdom of God.
"Adultery" denotes one "who has unlawful intercourse with the spouse of
Whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery
Lk. 1:41, 44; 2:12, 16; In the Bible, the same Greek word is used for a fetus, newly born child,
18:15; Acts 7:19
and young child.
In cases where an unborn fetus was harmed by a man, the Mosaic Law
treated the fetus as a living perso