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To define is to

Limit

In attempting to be precise defining words cause us to___ what we sometimes would like to include

Exclude

Meaningful words have

Limitations

The worst definition limits _____ not more (becoming limitless and useless)

Less

The limitation of the family definition is that it is often to

Inclusive

The limitations of an essential definition is that it is often to

Exclusive

The limitations of the working definition is that it is narrowed to only one __ Field of study

Scholarly

If you can reduce the definition essentially to one word or idea, that is probably an ____ definition

Essential

If you can not reduce a definition to one word, that is probably a _____ definition

Family

The _____ of religion is the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved in religious traditions

Philosophy

The Grammarian, Servius and the Christian philosopher Lactantius considered ligare, to bind, to be the root of

Religio

In the De Natura Deorum , Cicero derives Religio from _____ , meaning to go through or over again in reading, speech, or thought

Relegere

According to Rudolph Otto, "religion is the feeling of _____ in the presence of the holy"

Awe

Is the belief in one God

Monotheism

Is that believe in a God that is in different to creation

Deism

Is the believe that everything has a life

Animism

Is the belief in many gods

Polytheism

Is the belief in many gods

Polytheism

Is the believe in the concept of God

Theism

Is the belief in many gods

Polytheism

Is the believe in the concept of God

Theism

In religious studies, the word myth that means

A story that is psychologically meaningful and maybe either historically true or not

Pantheism is the belief

That all reality is divine

Believed in many gods is called

Polytheism

Literally, the word religion means

Connect again

What psychologists all religion as a way for the people to find their film it as unique individuals, a process he called "individuation"

Carl Jung

Literally, the word religion means

Connect again

Literally, philosophy in Greek means

Love of wisdom

The early anthropologist who saw a religion as rooted in a believe in spirits and worship of them as

E.B. Tylor

Sigmund Freud, when analyzing the origin of religion, emphasized

That human need for a psychological security

Wilhelmina Schmidt, and Australian philologist argue that human beings originally believed in

One God

The Scottish anthropologist who was the author of the multi volume study of mythology called the Golden Bough was

James Frazer

The German theologian who held that religions originated in human response to the mysterious side of reality was

Rudolf Otto

Literally, psychology means

Study of the soul

Oral religion today are especially threatened by

Destruction of habitat

The VisionQuest in Native American religions

Is frequently under gone at the time of adolescents, when you earned their vision through pain and hardship

Circumcision is a right often associated with

Entry into covenant community

All religious believes pre-suppose a classification of all the things, real and unreal, into two classes or opposed groups

This sacred and the profane

Paul Tillich defined religion as a person's

Ultimate concern, the ground of being

Some religions have one layer model, which utilizes oral traditions to reveal religious truths. What do religions with a two layer model build to reveal religious truths.

Oral traditions and written text

Divination is employed to

Read the past or look into the future

Dancers often wear mask

In order to become the spirit represented by the mask

Very common to the VisionQuest is

Abstaining from food and drink for several days or more if necessary and invoking the spirits

The religious category labeled as or religions can also be referred to as

Primitive

A special ability to know or even enter the spirit world is associated with

The shaman

The chapter on Crow religion in "primitive religion" by RH Lowie States that any tribesmen might become a

Shaman

Important times in the development of the individual are often Mark and oral religions by ceremonies. Rules of conduct must be followed which prescribe how one should behave in the presence of

Sacred things

The sacrifice of an animal may occur

In order to placate A spirit after a taboo has been broken

In God is Red, Vine Deloria Je argue that native religious traditions are oriented fundamentally in

Space

When medicine Crow was a young man he fasted for four days what did he offer to the sun and for what did he pray

He offered to fingerjoint in prayed for horses

Every time a _____ dies, and or religion is in danger of dying with it

Language

The teachings of oral religions are typically conveyed by all of the following except

Sacred scripture

The belief that all elements of the world are inhabited by spirits or spirited is called

Animism

By the late 4th Century BC, many Western and far eastern religions utilized a two layer model. However, written communication took _____ to oral communication

Second place

The chapter on Crow religion in " Primitive Religion" by R.H. Lowie States that any tribesmen might become a

Shaman

Important times in the development of the individual are often mark in all religions by ceremonies. Rules of conduct must be followed which prescribe how one should be hate in the presence of

Sacred things

The sacrifice of an animal may occur

In order to placate A spirit after a taboo has been broken

In God is Red, Vine Deloria Jr. Argued that native religious traditions are oriented fundamentally in

Space

When the medicine Crowe was a young man, he fasted for four days. What did he offer the sun and for what did he pray for

He offered to fingerjoint and prayed for horses

Every time a _____ dies, and or religion is in danger of dying with it

Language

The teaching of all religions are typically conveyed by all of the following except

Sacred scripture

The belief that all elements of the world are inhabited by spirits or spirited is called

Animism