1) In the Christmas story where did Mary and Joseph seek shelter? (p49)
d. strangers home
2) How did the wise men find Mary and Joseph? (p49)
b. Word of mouth
c. Joseph told them where
September 18, 2016
1) Which relgions Golden Rule state Hurt not others in ways that you yourself would find hurtful?
2) What is Catoir referring to when he says inner year
Running Head: RELIGION?
What is Religion?
What is Religion?
During the past seven weeks, I have made an attempt to understand religion as a whole.
Through reading, study, independent research, viewing related vid
What are some of the physically challenging aspects of religion,
especially in Buddhist practices? In your experience, what are some
physically challenging aspects of religious practice? Have you ever been
changed by a physical discipline? (Feel free to i
So as you see that a religion doesnt have to conform to any exact set of rules.
Most people are used to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam which are all very similar
with the design and remember they all had the same Father. East civilization did
REL 101 / Religion and Human Experience
Week #6 / Drop-Box Assignment #2
Page 1 of 7
Which religious group claims the faith Christianity?
Question 1 options:
All of the above.
Questions from page 95:
Why are the Hindus so accepting of the religions of other people? This is a
remotely simple concept. Braham (the Hindu version of god) is all. Hindus
believe that all religious authority or religious prophets are further manifestat
How does the caste system tie into karma? In other words, what is the relationship
between karma, caste and reincarnation?
The karma system is very complex. In simplistic terms if we are good in life and find
alignment with Atman we will be reincarnated
Q: What are the elements that tie Jews, Christians and Muslims together?
What theological differences are there between these great religious traditions?
There are so many elements which tie the three religions together. A child might say, they are exactl
Big Five Test Results
Emotional Stability | 78%
Accommodation | 50%
The Big Five is currently the most accepted personality model in the scientific community.
The Big Five emerged from the work of
Practitioners of Judaism focus on the significance of teaching and following their
religion, historically the same, one generation after the other. Judaism teaches
that Yahweh is god, Yahweh created all and Yahweh punishes. When the Jews
were divided, the
First, are nice Hindus Christian? What is missing from the students answers?
No, nice Hindus are not Christians. They are nice Hindus. Hinduism is a religion
encompasses by a diversity of traditions and laws which direct and guide the concept of f
Most people, during trying times are tempted to ask "why do bad things happen
to good people." The key points discussed here are that bad things, or pain and
suffering eventually will lead to good or better things. This is not easily
ANCIENT EGYPT RESEARCH QUIZ WORKSHEET
[Note: each article or resource may or may not directly address each essay question.]
1. Using Catoir (Chapter 2) and the Parrinder, Donadoni, and Moreman articles (available in
the content section), list two or three
In ancient Egyptian society, the dead was mummified and placed in a tomb.
Where, inside the tomb, was the body placed?
Question 1 options:
in a public viewing area, monitored my pr
Joe is definitely a religious man. In Joe's belief, 'Ed' is his god or deity. His belief in Ed makes this
a religion for Joe. He has key elements of practice in place, a belief in a designated higher power,
and he believes in the higher power
20 Han China
call you a bird or a beast? Yet you possess a human face.
What a fate to be born with such base qualities! “1‘
As the crisis of the peasant economy deepened and signs
of social and political malaise appeared for all to see, three
kinds of rea
ZEN BUDDHISM IS STILL, I think, relatively little understood in the West. It is
also true, however, that recently many Westerners have shown an increasing
interest in Zen, an interest that has been greatly stimulated by the late
'l‘I-H}: SPREAD or 13,115 GHOST PESTWM,
IN THE SEVENTH Mt'n\="r1t of 840, thcjapancsc pllgrxm Enmn (7‘)3~864)
mach; his; way southwest From Mount" \X/unthi (in present—day Shansi)
toward the "limp; Ctlpttal ol‘Ch'angmm. l‘lIS Journal entry
En the Ascetic
Linda Klepinger Keenan
At the end of the seventh century there lived in the mountains of central Japan a
man named En no Ozunu, who came to be known as En no Gyoja. The word
groin means “one who performs religious practices“ it was use
THE FOUNDING OF MOUNT KOYA
The Founding of Mount Koya and Kukai's
George J. Tanabe,Jr.
Mount Koya, the headquarters of the Shingon sect, is one of the most beautiful
of the monastic complexes in Japan. Situated high in the mountains
8 CHAPTER I
Shugena'é. The more purely Japanese forms of Buddhism were generally
to discard this interest during their development in the Kamakura period,
but it was initially an important meeting point and offered Buddhism a
natural entrée into Japanes
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136 CHAPTER 11
the leadership of Rennyo quickly moved in to fill the void, in company
with the Zen sect that appealed to many of the former samurai followers
of Ippen. During the Tokugawa period the national syste
Mmbm‘m as ﬂlk
(4 :5 :4 It is the purpose of this chapter to discuss
Nembutsu belief and practices among the Japanese people
from ancient times to the present day. We ﬁnd in Nem-
butsu some of the main characteristics of pop
PART II THE DEVELOPMENT AND ELABORATION OF JAPANESE RELIGION
The Buddhist sects founded during the Kamakura period constitute the
dominant lines of Buddhist institutions down to the present day. In this setting
Shinto tended to be overshadowed by Buddh
72 THE BUDDHIST TRADITION
“For gods and men. far and wide, he has; Opened the gate
(if ifnfﬁt’itaiity‘ Of ihé mic": Wilt‘ﬁi 01‘ (Emma ti}; spoiges an:
pure pi'cccpts, thc axie is \V’Ciifﬂiﬁfﬂiitﬂ meditatiim, i363 fail.
indestmctibic wisdom. and the hub, w
54 THE BUDDHIST TRADITION
welfare of the world; but what I have done has been done
that men may conform to Righteousness.
All the good deeds that I have done have been accepted
and followed by the people. And so obedience to mother. and