religious man (homo religiosus) a person of pre-modern society (and those of modern history
that practice religious traditions) hungers after the transcendent and/or divine
non-religious man a modern, secular person, lost in (but s
World Religions Study Guide 3
Lilith Midrashs Original Nasty Woman
She is cast out of the holy land and viewed as a negative figure from the very
Lilith refuses inequality & a Jewish story, in Hebrew Bible
Shes a seducer of men
World Religion Study Guide 1
Theorists & Concepts
Mircea Eliade Perennialist- proposes that religions all share something in common.
Modern people, without myths & rituals, have read existential problem;
no sacred space, no meaning
Theodicy justice of God Explanation of the presence or purpose of evil.
Omni-predicates Omniscient- all knowing
Omni-benevolent- all good
Omnipotent- all powerful
Irenaean Theodicy Theology- systematic & rational study of the nature of God & re
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Mesopotamian Worship-each city had a god
o Patron God
o High priest
An-high god/original/creator god/father of.
Enil- decrier of fate/god of wind & rain/fertility