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Reli448 week 2 quiz 2017
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Question 1.1. (TCO 1) Among many reasons, religions exist to help people: (Points : 5)

deal with the certainty of death.

find ways to express themselves in art.

select careers that are socially redeeming.

have valuable texts to study.

Question 2.2. (TCO 1) The Way of Action is characterized by: (Points : 5)

a strong emphasis on faith.

an intense personal relationship to the deity.

a practical approach that emphasizes traditional prayers and rituals.

some form of meditation practice.

Question 3.3. (TCO 2) William James makes an important distinction between: (Points : 5)

personal religious experience and institutional religion.

reason and revelation.

faith and science.

None of the above

Question 4.4. (TCO 4) The German theologian who held that religions originate in human response to the mysterious side of reality was: (Points : 5)

Rudolf Otto.

Carl Jung.

Karl Rahner

Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Question 5.5. (TCO 8) The word "samsara" means: (Points : 5)


the moral law of cause and effect.



Question 6.6. (TCO 9) The Bhagavad Gita is part of a long poem called: (Points : 5)

The Iliad.

The Puranas.

Rig Veda.


Question 7.7. (TCO 8) Bhakti yoga is: (Points : 5)

the path to God through knowledge.

the path to God through loving devotion.

the path to God through work.

the path to God through meditation.

Question 8.8. (TCO 8) A sannyasin is a: (Points : 5)


nature spirit.


wandering holy man.

Question 9.9. (TCO 10) Ahimsa is the policy of: (Points : 5)







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