RELIGION IN POPULAR CULTURE / 24 1
Jane Naomi 'lwamura
Terry C. Muck considers the way religion undergirds and is expressed
in the western literature of Louis L’Amour and Cormac McCarthy. He
argues that both aut
Take Home Final
Religions of Asia 2015
DUE DATE: April 28th, Hard copy delivered to Marcel Parents Mailbox at 2060 MacKay.
FORMAT: The take-home final consists of three, two-page essay-style answers to a choice of questions.
Nanak (1469-1539) to Gobindh Singh (1666-1708)
Guru Panth and Guru Granth
Hindu and Muslim influence
Rejection of idols and incarnation
Acceptance of samsara, rebirth and moksa
Influence of Bhakti S
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Late Vedic Period (800-400 BCE)
Buddhism and Jainism
Karma, cycle of birth and death, liberation
Cessation of suffering
Ascetics and laypeo
SCRIPTURES AND EPICS
SRUTI AND SMRITI
SRUTI AND SMRITI
Vedas (revealed in
of the above Vedas:
Yoga, Bhakti, Tantra, Revival, Renewal,
and Women & Hinduism
o Contemporary Scholarship concerned with its recovery
o European power shapes global understandings
o Laws, norms, values,
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
TERM/ NAME/ WORD
- From Hind or Hindustan.
Hindus - Not Jews, Christians or
Hindus - All those who live in India
are not Jews, Christians,
Muslims, Sikhs, Jains or Buddhists.
Religions of Asia
Instructor: Marcel Parent
Wade-Giles v. Pinyin
In all Chinese traditions there are common problems
that they try to answer.
For example, Harmony between Heaven and Earth, and
between all of huma
Buddhism in History
Time of the Buddha - ?
500 BCE 12th c. CE
18 schools of Buddhist
200 BCE 12th c. CE
1st- 3rd c. CE present
5th-6th c. CE present
Quiz 2 reli 215
Explain the differences and commonalities (besides being Indian religion) in practices and
doctrine between Jainism and Sikhism.
Although Sikhism and Jainism are both South Asian religions with high ethical values,
they differ significantl