REL205: World Religions
14 November 2015
Religious Visit Paper
PBS aired a documentary film called Islam: Empire of Faith that covers a thousand
years of Islamic history and Islamic culture. It emphasizes the contribut
Monk community that Buddha created.
The law, what each person needs to do rather than caste.
Someone who stays behind from complete enlightenment in order to guide all
He opposed the caste system. Untouchables a social injustice.
Composed the basic caste system classes. When they came in, it started the hierarchy itself.
The caste system
Outlawed in India in 1948 in its Constitution.
The older sacred
1st term and concept. The idea of crossing builders. 24 Founders.
Svetambara the white clad
More liberal sect; let women in.
Digambara the sky clad
Regime bara- more conservative. Not allow women the chance of finding liberation.
Approximately how many Christians are there in the world?
The Gospels make only the slightest reference to Jesus'
Albert Schweitzer, author of The Quest for the Historical Jesus, argued
that Jesus teachings placed heavy emphasis on:
What is the traditional Chinese attitude toward the ancestors?
Respect, reverence, remembrance, it is a consciences nature on how to deal
with the ancestors themselves, they worship them but not in the same way as
they do a deity.
What is the Taoist persp
Muslims believe that there is one deity known as
and Muhammad is
The Imam in Islam is:
A leader who interprets about the message of God, and he is seen as a leader
of prayer in the Mosque.
Which day of the week did Muhammad declar
The 5 Books of Moses. THE LAW OF MOSES.
Very important scripture for Jews.
Includes the Gemara, commentary on the laws, and the Mishnah, a
secondary level of laws.
A secondary level of laws.
The idea of before WWII, opposition of Jews
Spirits, deities, spirits considered human as well as all types of nature.
Knight within the hierarchy itself.
The code the Samurai is going to follow. The way of life that is detailed
what the Samurai is going to do and how he should act.
Contains hymns by Nanak, Kabir, and other gurus.
Contains 3,384 hymns.
Three times the size of the Rig-Veda.
Elite class of warriors within Sikhism called the singhs (lions).
Conservative, Slow-Going Sect of Sikhism.
Sect of Sikh
Hymns, religious texts of Zoroaster, the founder of this religion.
The Supreme High God within the system.
The evil spirits.
The Aryan prophets, and the Reformists.
The good spirits.