Intro. to Religion
Intro. to Religion RELG 120 6A
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Date Created: 08/30/15
Introduction to Religion 60 Cultural reality something that people believe in that are real to them 60 Ontological believe that the spirit is here reality 60 Anthropology Study people upon their religion gt Ex China believed that the gods can possess people 60 Religion gt InstitutionOrganization Something that the person belongs to membership Not everyone has or goes to an organizationinstitution gt Universal Everyone have religion even though for those who do not attend an organization Ex 0 Universal value Hinduism pleasure gt Behavioral What others do to agree or not by what we see Based on the perception of supernatural beings andor power capable of in uencing on life and can in uence others oz Fatalism Always think of the worst because the worst always happens gt Sun Happy spirit gt Gway Unhappy spirit oz Prayer To beg by requesting needs 60 Content of Religion gt cognitiveintellectual all religion try to answer basic fundamental question gt moral things are restricted gt ritual certain events and days that are ser apart foe the supernatural calendrical calendar set for the events critical ritual dedicated to an event when there s a crisis rite to passage ritual that occurs rite to marriage special event for religion funeral ritual special event for the dead oz monotheism believe in one God oz polytheism believe in many gods
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