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Department
Religion
Course
RLG100Y1
Professor
Andre Maintenay
Semester
Fall

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Introduction What is religion; how do we study it? Theories of Religion No specific definition They Study of Religion What is it? Religare (Latin) to tiebind it; to joinreconnect Cant tie definition to God Western phenomenon Sacred Text Bible religion needs it W.C. Smith Challenges the notion of some essence of religion Instead religious people faith & traditions Can believers recognize themselves in your description? People form countries Different views Believers dont know their religion as well InsiderOutsider Debate ^-Belong ^-outside looking in Part of Religion Your bring who you are, wherever you go Comparative religions not measuring them Most profound expression of the human spirit v. blight on civilization Western v. Eastern religion Religious v. Secular www.notesolution.com
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