Eastern Florida REL2300 Module 1 Quiz
The word "Religion" as defined by Fredrick Streng is usually interpreted by scholars to mean?
To Participate in Worship
Means to Ultimate Transformation
Belief in a higher power
Question 22 pts
Marie St. Vincent developed the theory of Comparative Religion?
The historical-critical academic approach to the study of religion...
attempts to reconstruct the historical life stories of prophets.
denies the existence of many prophets
accepts or rejects truth claims of a religion.
accepts that legends of the prophets as truth.
A Sufi teacher tells a story about a joyous man being swallowed into the sea to illustrate the joy of union with the divine. This is an example of what type of religious narrative?
Question 52 pts
Scientific materialism is the theory that religion can be found in some form in every culture around the world.
The word "spirituality" refers to...
relationship with the divine
worship and sacraments
liturgy and the communion of Saints
the inner dimensions of religion
Question 72 pts
Ritual is defined as something that is predictable and repeated rather than spontaneous?
The term that is often applied to the selective insistence on parts of a religious tradition and holds highly negative views of other religions is...
Question 92 pts
Literally meaning "Not God", agnostic holds that there is no God
A person who proclaims that his/her religion is the only true religion is an example of a(n)
Joseph Campbell thought myths, such as the hero's journey, were meaningful because they...
formed a sacred belief structure that supported the ways of the community
were retellings of ancient events.
were from the Bible.
it taught the community spiritual truth.
Question 122 pts
According to Max Weber, a religion might be formed after a magnetic person dies because that person is considered a martyr.
Someone who believes in intelligent design might support this claim by referencing...
the ever expanding universe
the weak force in the nucleus of an atom
gradual changes in organisms over great length of time
the random nature of existence.
A person who is meditating in a cave has an experience in which he/she sees and feels something beyond human senses and reasoning. This experience could be called a(n)