New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

World Religion Week 2

by: Lauren Zerr

World Religion Week 2 PHIL 170

Lauren Zerr
GPA 3.84

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Notes in class.
World Religions
Eugene Rice
Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in World Religions

Popular in PHIL-Philosophy

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lauren Zerr on Saturday January 30, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PHIL 170 at Fort Hays State University taught by Eugene Rice in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 23 views. For similar materials see World Religions in PHIL-Philosophy at Fort Hays State University.

Similar to PHIL 170 at FHSU


Reviews for World Religion Week 2


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 01/30/16
Week 2 Notes Tuesday, January 26, 2016 12:10 PM Pre-modern  Nomad/hunter-gatherers/small groups/tribes  Political power = religious power  Mysticism and nature were explained through religion/ritual  Animism - the belief that objects, animals, and humans have a soul (life/principle of motion)  Oral culture. They used dances and storytelling.  Ancestor worship.  Community is all important.  Radical egalitarians - everything is shared Modern (urbanization)  Cities - lots of unrelated people, including different religions  Scientific explanation, especially nature  Written/technological advances  Diversity of belief/practice in religion  Institutionalization of religion (leadership)  Religion is pushed into the private Post-modern  Technology/science won't solve problems  Allow diversity in religion and political practice B.O.O.  Benevolent/Caring  Omniscient/All knowing  Omnipotent/All Indigenous Religions  Land-based  Origin story - account of the cosmos and role of tribe  Ethnic  Independent  Polytheistic/animism Focus Areas  Social Preservation/bonding group defense  Fertility/Sex  Hunting/Gathering Purpose of Religion o Bonding o Face unknown o To reconcile with death


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.