Religions of the West
Kerry Fallon, Instructor
Think Deeply About Things
Dont just go along because
thats the way things are
or thats what your friends say.
Consider the effects,
consider the alternatives,
but most importantly,
Thy Word Amy Grant
We are going to set these scriptures in the context of
their application in the religions themselves, taking
into account recent scholarship on the role of
scriptures in religion. Van Voorst xiii
Evolution of Scripture in the
Different concepts of perceiving/feeling in religion notes
Active listening- Suspending our own responses while listening so we can
concentrate on what another person is saying
Activity- An attribute of emotion that refers to whether the emotion i
Symbols are power, that force us to think about things without them having a choice.
The concept and art of the swastika was a very eye opening discussion that really made
me think and ponder about how many symbols I see every day influence me in certain
You could never discover the limits of the soul, your soul, no matter how many roads you took,
so deep is its mystery.
This is a very powerful quote that I decided to use because so many people try to
contemplate what the soul is when it reality it is a m
Scripture goes beyond the boundaries of the aesthetic.
Everything in scripture is true and should be regarded as such. But how long of a time
should it necessarily be regarded? Is it different in various works of literature? Scripture goes
further than me
Faith predicts the image of truth.
The nature of truth is not something to be conflated with totality of reality. Truth and
reality are related but not necessarily identical. Truth should not be mistaken for reality and vice
versa. Depending on different
Death is a topic of all religion.
The idea of death is a mystery to us all, and is also a common topic that all religions share
in one way, shape, or fashion. The idea of death is so prominent because it is inevitable, we all
will die at some point, wheth
Humans are our own worst enemy.
There are many ways that primal religions have taught us about how we are now in
religions. By looking at the past and seeing how the primal religions may have been through
predictions and analysis we are able to see how di
Religion is a fact of human existence.
This is a very important quote because it engulfs the society we live in today. Religion is
a way that individuals have been able to make sense of the world. We are also so interconnected
in the world, we can literal
Its not science, its not religion, its the way humans have taken the two things.
This quote is meaningful because it suggests that maybe the argument over religion and science
has nothing to do with the actual science and religion, it has mostly to do wi
The problem is not technology, but the people using it, it is the way it is used that is important.
This quote is important because, as discussed in class, most technology these days are
used to make money. Therefor implying that when people are greedy th
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