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Tester REL 2300 Week 1

by: Priyeshwar Sodhi

Tester REL 2300 Week 1 REL 2300

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Intro to World Religions
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Priyeshwar Sodhi on Wednesday May 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to REL 2300 at University of South Florida taught by in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views.


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Date Created: 05/25/16
Exam 1 Study Guide Format The format will be multiple-choice (27 questions), 2 points each; matching (16 terms), 2 points each; short-response (choose 2 of 3 options), 8 points each; and map identification (8 points). The highest possible score is 110 points. The exam will test your knowledge of each term as well as your ability to integrate, compare, and contrast concepts presented in the course material. Refer to the Test Strategies document for more information. Polices Students should bring a number-two pencil to the mid-term and do not need to bring scratch paper or a bluebook. Only responses written on the exam and the scantron sheet will be accepted. Unless there is an extenuating circumstance and/or the instructor is contacted prior to an exam, make-up exams will not be administered. Make-up exams must be taken within 48 hours of the original exam date and time if at all possible. Terms with an asterisk (*) designate a possible short-answer candidate. Also, only short answer responses (not multiple-choice or matching) may require indicating a date(s). What is Religion? Characteristics of Basic 1. religio Religions 2. reasons to study religion 1. Neanderthal religion 3. *family resemblances 2. *Cro-Magnon religion 3. Neolithic religion Ways of Studying Religion 4. *connections of artifacts to 1. literary criticism religion 2. historiography 5. animism 3. anthropology 6. totemism 4. sociology 7. sacrifice 5. psychology 8. *taboo 6. philosophy 9. ritual 7. phenomenology 10.rite of passage 8. hermeneutics 11.ancestor veneration 9. *“suspension of disbelief” 12.myth 13.*magic Introduction and 14.divination Overview/Theories of the Origin Religion 1. *six bases of religion 2. *animistic theory 3. *nature-worship theory 4. *magic theory 5. theory of original monotheism 6. projection of human needs


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