REL 134 Week 1 Knowledge Check

REL 134 Entire Course Link 
https://uopcourses.com/category/rel-134/
 
REL 134 Week 1 Knowledge Check Concept: PATTERNS AMONG RELIGIONS Materials on the concept

  • The Sacred

  • Speculations on the Sources of Religion

  • Second Pattern: Focus of Beliefs and Practices


1. The prophetic orientation in religion emphasizes · A. ceremonies. · B. feelings of oneness with the universe. · C. traditions. · D. beliefs and moral codes. 2. A mystical orientation in religion is characterized by · A. an emphasis on mysterious happenings. · B. the seeking of a union with something greater than oneself. · C. the extensive use of holy water and statues. · D. a belief in alien origins of life forms. 3. A sacramental orientation in religion is characterized by · A. daily prayer. · B. the use of silent meditation. · C. the extensive use of bells and powders. · D. a belief that certain rituals and ceremonies help one achieve salvation. 4. Pantheism is the belief · A. that all reality is divine. · B. in the ancient Greek religion that believed the god Pan was the source of cosmic order. · C. in endless reincarnation. · D. in a timeless realm of happiness at the top of the universe. 5. Among many reasons for the existence of religions, religions exist to help people · A. deal with the certainty of death. · B. find ways to express themselves in art. · C. select careers that are socially redeeming. · D. have valuable texts to study. Concept: INDIGENOUS RELIGIONS Mastery 100% Questions · 6 · 7 · 8 Materials on the concept

  • The Modern Recovery of Indigenous Religions

  • Past Obstacles to the Appreciation of Indigenous Religions


6. Which of the following has been of special value in the new appreciation for and understanding of indigenous religions? · A. the study of newly discovered sacred texts · B. the use of electricity and battery power · C. the ready availability of cameras and recorders · D. the worldwide spread of television 7. The teachings of indigenous religions are typically conveyed by all of the following except · A. sand paintings. · B. sacred scripture. · C. masks and dance. · D. memorized chants. 8. In a holistic culture, · A. written manuscripts have a special place. · B. children play a prominent role in ritual. · C. religions express truths through symbolism. · D. virtually every object and act may have religious meaning. Concept: RELIGIOUS DEFINITIONS Mastery 100% Questions · 9 Materials on the concept

  • The Sacred


9. In religious studies, the word myth means · A. a story that is historically true. · B. a story that is historically untrue. · C. a story that is psychologically meaningful and may be either historically true or not. · D. a story that is found in similar form in many religions. Concept: STUDYING RELIGION Mastery 100% Questions · 10 Materials on the concept

  • Speculations on the Sources of Religion


10. The early anthropologist who saw religion as rooted in a belief in spirits and the worship of them was · A. E. B. Tylor. · B. James Frazer. · C. Sigmund Freud. · D. Carl Jung.
Powered by