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REL212 WORLD VIEW CHART

27 Feb
REL212 WORLD VIEW CHART (alternate version)
This chart contains all the research you need to write the final paper for this course.  If you do the research and reading on the religion(s) we study each week, and if you give yourself a good guide to the religions using this chart, you will have a good foundation for that final paper.  The more information you provide for yourself with this chart, the easier it will be to write your final paper.  Do not forget to provide adequate material for any in-text citations and be sure to include a reference page as well.

 

Complete and submit the following worksheet.  Provide citations for any source(s) you used to explain or provide examples for in your research. List in APA Style full references for any in-text citations and source(s) made in the above chart.

Student Name:
RELIGION(S) OF THE WEEK  Provide your response in this column.
·         State the name of the Religion being addressed in this chart.

·         Please address ONLY ONE (1) religion per chart.

 
ORIGIN OF ALL THINGS  Provide your response in this column.
·         State the creation story that this religion uses to explain the creation of the universe. If you cannot identify a creation story for this religion, offer a suggestion as to why this religion may not have one.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 
NATURE OF GOD/CREATOR  Provide your response in this column.
·         State the nature of the god(s) worshiped by this religion.  If you cannot identify a god (or gods) for this religion, offer a suggestion as to why this religion may not have one.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 

 

 

 
VIEW OF HUMAN NATURE  Provide your response in this column.
·         State how this religion views human beings.

·         How are human beings viewed with regard to their characteristics and their place in the universe?  If you cannot identify how this religion defines human beings, offer a suggestion as to why it doesn’t.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 

 

 
VIEW OF GOOD & EVIL  Provide your response in this column.
·         State how this religion defines the concept of good and evil.

·         Most religions encourage their adherents to be good and to shun evil.  How does this religion define these terms for those who practice this religion?  If you cannot identify how this religion defines good and evil, offer a suggestion as to why it doesn’t.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 

 

 
VIEW OF SALVATION Provide your response in this column.
·         All religions suggest that human beings are faced with a “problem” that needs to be overcome.  What is the “problem” this religion identifies, and how does it suggest that we can overcome it?  If you cannot identify how this religion defines the “problem,” or how to overcome it, offer a suggestion as to why it doesn’t.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 

 

 
VIEW OF AFTERLIFE  Provide your response in this column.
·         What does this religion teach about “what comes next” after all is said and done?  For Eastern religions that teach reincarnation, this question is about what happens after moksha is attained.  For Western religions, this question is about what happens when we die.  If you cannot identify how this religion defines the afterlife, offer a suggestion as to why it doesn’t.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 

 

 

 
PRACTICES AND RITUALS Provide your response in this column.
·         How do members of this religion “practice” their “faith?”

·         What ceremonies, or rituals, do they use to help pass this religion on to the next generation?  If you cannot identify how this religion is practiced, offer a suggestion as to why it doesn’t have any rituals or practices.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CELEBRATIONS AND FESTIVALS Provide your response in this column.
·         Identify one or two celebrations and/or festivals that members of this religion use to express their beliefs in public, or in private.

·         Name the festival(s) and give a short explanation of how it is observed.  If you cannot identify any celebrations or festivals for this religion, offer a suggestion as to why it doesn’t have any.

·         Back up your statement with explanation and/or example.

·         You should have a minimum of 3 complete sentences when this is complete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 8

  1. Discussion Question

“Differences in Islam”  Please respond to the following:

  • Discuss the main similarities and differences between at least two sects of the Islamic religion.
  • Discuss the overall role of women in the Islamic religion. Name at least two ways in which the role of women is different in Islam from the role of women in another mainstream religion we have studied.

 

Due feb.28th  – 1 discussion and chart on Sikhism

 

There are 2 chart assignments (Sikhism)

Please use the same chart display for both chart assignments- week 9 assignment due Tuesday Feb. 28th

 

Discussion # 1

“5 Ks of Sikhism”  Please respond to the following:

  • Identify the 5 Ks of Sikhism, and explain which one intrigues you the most.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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