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REL 133 Week 1 Individual Assignment Elements of Religious Traditions Paper REL 133 Week 1 DQ 1 REL 133 Week 1 DQ 2 REL 133 Week 1 DQ 3 REL 133 Week 1 DQ 4 REL 133 Week 2 Individual Assignment Four Yogic Paths and Jainism Worksheet REL 133 Week 2 DQ 1 REL 133 Week 2 DQ 2 REL 133 Week 2 DQ 3 REL 133 Week 2 DQ 4 REL 133 Week 3 Individual Assignment Buddhism Worksheet REL 133 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Buddhism Presentation REL 133 Week 3 DQ 1 REL 133 Week 3 DQ 2 REL 133 Week 3 DQ 3


REL 133 Week 4 Individual Assignment Daoism, Confucianism, and Shinto REL 133 Week 4 DQ 1 REL 133 Week 4 DQ 2 REL 133 Week 4 DQ 3 REL 133 Week 4 DQ 4 REL 133 Week 5 Individual Assignment Common Elements of Eastern Religious Traditions REL 133 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Contemporary Issues in Eastern Religions Paper and Presentation REL 133 Week 5 DQ 1 REL 133 Week 5 DQ 2 ===================================================

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How do you define the word religion? What elements are commonly associated with religious traditions? ===================================================

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How do you define the word sacred? How do religious traditions orient their conception and location of the sacred? ===================================================

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From the reading, what are the basic elements of religion? ===================================================

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What are some difficulties in trying to define religion and religious beliefs? ===================================================

REL 133 Week 1 Individual Assignment Common Practices in Religion


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Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that addresses the following topics: What is the definition of religion? What are common practices and experiences across various world religions? Include indigenous religions in your discussion. What are some critical issues to the academic study of religion? Cite at least three (3) references in addition to the textbook. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ===================================================

REL 133 Week 1 Individual Assignment Elements of Religious Traditions Paper For more course tutorials visit www.rel133.com

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that does the following:

 Describes these basic components of religious traditions and their relationship to the sacred:


o What a religious tradition says—its teachings, texts, doctrine, stories, myths, and others o What a religious tradition does—worship, prayer, pilgrimage, ritual, and so forth o How a religious tradition organizes—leadership, relationships among members, and so forth

 Identifies key critical issues in the study of religion  Includes specific examples from the various religious traditions described in the Week One readings that honor the sacred—such as rituals of the Igbo to mark life events, the vision quest as a common ritual in many Native American societies, or the influence of the shaman as a leader. You may also include examples from your own religious tradition or another religious tradition with which you are familiar. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ===================================================

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1.A sacramental orientation in religion is characterized by


2.The transmission of indigenous religions is made more difficult by the fact that teachings are often conveyed in ways that are 3.Compared with indigenous religions, today’s dominant religions are 4.Animism holds that 5.A libation involves 6.Sacred time in indigenous religions is 7.Literally, the word religion means 8.Belief in many gods is called 9.Belief in one God is called 10.Literally, “theology” means ===================================================

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What are the Vedas? How do the Upanishads differ from the Vedas? ===================================================

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What are the stages of life in traditional Hindu teaching? Imagine you are a practicing Hindu. Which life stage are you in? How does it affect your daily activities? ===================================================

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What do the terms brahman, atman, maya, karma, samsara, and moksha mean? How do these terms relate to each other in Hindu teachings? ===================================================

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What forms of devotion and spirituality are common in Hinduism? ===================================================

REL 133 Week 2 Individual Assignment Four Yogic Paths and Jainism Worksheet For more course tutorials visit www.rel133.com


Resource: Understanding Religious Beliefs and Traditions I simulation Complete the University Material: Four Yogic Paths and Jainism Worksheet located on the student website. ===================================================

REL 133 Week 2 Individual Assignment Hindu Gods For more course tutorials visit www.rel133.com

Visit the Sanatan Society website and select one deity to research. Prepare an 8- to 12-slide MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation (with Speaker's Notes) that addresses the following: Provide a brief history of Hinduism. Summarize the mythology and functions of one Hindu god or goddess. What is the role of the sacred texts in Hinduism? Define these concepts in Hinduism: maya, karma, moksha, samsara, and atman. Cite at least three (3) references in addition to the textbook. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. ===================================================

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Review the readings and other outside sources for information on the two religions. Cite at least three (3) references in addition to the textbook. ===================================================

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1.Bhakti means 2.The religious practice of ordinary Hindus is primarily 3.A guru is a 4.The word that means “liberation� is 5.The word Vedas is related to the English word 6.The oldest and most important of the Vedas is 7.Jainism places great emphasis on 8.The Jain worldview holds that a Creator 9.A Sikh temple is called a 10.The founder of Sikhism


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What were the key experiences in the life of the Buddha? Why were those experiences important? ===================================================

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What are the Three Jewels of Buddhism? What are the Four Noble Truths? What are the steps of the Noble Eightfold Path? How do these teachings inform the practice of Buddhism? ===================================================

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Do you identify Buddhism as a religion? Why or why not? How does it contrast with other traditional religions? ===================================================

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This Tutorial contains 2 Different Sheets

Complete the University Material: Buddhism Worksheet located on the student website. ===================================================

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Resource: Buddhism Worksheet Consult the facilitator regarding the assignment of one of the following Buddhist traditions:


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Theravada Buddhism

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Mahayana Buddhism

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Vajrayana Buddhism

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Zen Buddhism—as a special school of Mahayana Buddhism

Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on the assigned Buddhist tradition that does the following: · Describes how significant moments in the Buddha’s life informed the assigned tradition ·

Includes unique practices and teachings of the tradition

Format citations and references consistent with APA guidelines. Present the Buddhism Presentation.

For Local Campus students, these are 20-minute oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations. ===================================================

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1.Siddhartha Gautama is the name of 2.The Buddha lived about this time. 3.The Buddha was particularly troubled by the problem of 4.Vinaya refers to 5.The basic outlook on life, formulated by Buddhism, is contained in 6.Regarding the common belief in a permanent soul, the Buddha seems to have taught that 7.Nirvana seems to come from a word that means 8.A major goal of Buddhism is 9.The dissatisfaction and sorrow that life brings is called 10.Buddhism focuses especially ===================================================

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Part I Discuss the branches of Buddhism. Share resources and record the differences between the schools.


Decide, individually, which school you will focus on for this assignment. Part II Choose one of the following schools of Buddhism: Theravada Buddhism Mahayana Buddhism Vajrayana Buddhism Zen Buddhism--as a special school of Mahayana Buddhism Additional topics in Buddhism may be assigned if more teams are present Write an individual paper of 700 to 1,050 words that addresses the following questions: Summarize the history of Buddhism and the life of Buddha. Explain the basic teachings of Buddhism. Explain what makes the school of Buddhism you selected unique. NOTE: This is an individual assignment, not a group assignment, but you discuss it as a group. Cite at least three (3) references in addition to the textbook. Format citations and references consistent with APA guidelines. ===================================================

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What are the basic elements of early Chinese belief? How did these elements influence later beliefs? ===================================================

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How would you describe the two main, early teachers of Daoism: Laozi (Lao Tzu) and Zhuangzi (Chauang Tzu)? How did each influence the development of Daoism? ===================================================

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What elements of Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto are characteristic of Eastern religious traditions studied in this course? ===================================================

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How does Confucianism differ with Taoism? ===================================================

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Write a 150- to 300-word essay on Confucianism that addresses the following topics: What are the Five Great Relationships? How is the Ideal Person to act? (You must refer to the concepts of ren, li, shu, xiao, and wen.) What is the role of Confucianism in Chinese culture and society today? Cite at least three (3) references in addition to the textbook. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ===================================================

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Complete the Material: Daoism Worksheet. Cite resources used. ===================================================

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Access the Shinto Art Creator tool. Write a 350- to 700-word summary of Shinto practices that still exist today. Create an illustration representative of the Shinto religion, based on the beliefs of openness, use of nature, and deliberate simplicity. Be prepared to discuss. Format your paper and any additional materials consistent with APA guidelines. Cite resources used. No need to cite the Shinto Art creator. ===================================================

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1.The notion of wuwei is 2.Literally, Daodejing means 3.Applying the notion of yin and yang, we could say that Daoism shows a special love for 4.The most important image to be found in the Daodejing, the image that best expresses its ideals, is 5.“Divination� refers to 6.Confucianism has been especially concerned about relationships 7.In their view of human nature, the Confucianists 8.In Shinto, white is often used because 9.The torii is 10.According to Shinto beliefs, human beings ===================================================

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What are the common characteristics of the Eastern religious traditions? ===================================================


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What are the effects of science on religion in the modern world? Do religions have an effect on science? Explain how. . ===================================================

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Choose three of the Eastern religious traditions studied in the course. Complete the University Material: Common Elements of Eastern Religious Traditions template located on the student website. ===================================================

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Choose one of the religions discussed in this course. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that addresses the following questions: What are common characteristics the assigned religion shares with the others? How is this religion responding to challenges in the modern world? What has changed about the roles of women in the religion over time? Cite at least five references in addition to the textbook. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Create a 1-page handout to summarize the key ideas of your paper. This can be a bulleted list with a short summary of your findings. ===================================================

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Consult the facilitator regarding the assignment of one of the Eastern religious traditions studied in the course. Field Exercise: Learning Team members visit a sacred site of the specific religion. While all do not need to visit the same location at the


same time, each member is required to contribute their own experience in the Final Paper and Presentation Write a 2,100- to 2,450-word paper about the contemporary issues facing the assigned Eastern religious tradition in which you:  Discuss the common characteristics the assigned religion shares with the others.  Analyze the interactions between the modern world and the assigned religion.  Provide examples of how these interactions influence both the assigned religion and the modern world. Cite at least five references in addition to the textbook. Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines. Prepare Presentation minimum 10- to PowerPoint® presentation detailing the paper.

12-slide

Microsoft®

Format citations and references consistent with APA guidelines. Present the Eastern Religions Presentation. For Local Campus students, these are 30-minute oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations. ===================================================

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1.Gender-neutral prayers 2.The view of religion as an outdated method for providing solutions to life’s problems was espoused by 3.Living and thinking without reference to a religion is called 7.T. H. Huxley, an English biologist, created what term? 4.The environmentalism movement is least strong in what regard? 5.Applied science is 6.The first World Parliament of Religions was held in 1893 in 8.The artist who created a Japanese garden and spent more than forty years painting pictures of it was 9.The modern culture of _________ betterment will increasingly challenge religions to produce what material cultures value. 10.The leader who represented Hinduism at the first World Parliament of Religions ===================================================

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