HON 1517 Study Guide - Comprehensive Midterm Guide: Logotherapy, Mezuzah, Book Of Deuteronomy

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HON 1517
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Worldview
Joseph Campbell
o Loved Native American culture, grew up Catholic, and saw
connections.
o Monomyth the hero’s journey
Freud/Jung Archetypal hero
o We are all unique, but sometimes we need to find that uniqueness
in us.
o Your “cave” will be different than someone else’s.
o Just because you’ve “climbed the wrong wall” doesn’t mean you
can’t move to another “wall.”
o Because I have a unique combination of talents and abilities, my
path will not be exactly like someone else’s.
o You are the hero of your own journey.
Worldview
o Your lens
o Roadmap
o Framework, guide
o Make sense of life/world.
o Lens/filter for interpretation of experience.
o Worldview evident in reactions, decisions, words, etc.
o Perspective guide/direct responses
o System of beliefs
o Influences family, environment, culture, past experiences,
conflicts, pain/suffering, society’s expectations, socioeconomic
class, financial circumstances, education, etc.
The Future of World Religions
o Next 40 years, Christians largest population and Muslims fastest
growing.
o By 2050…
Muslim population will be the same as Christian population.
Those who don’t affiliate with religion will make up a declining
share.
With the exception of Buddhism, all major religions are
expected to grow.
o Muslims are expected to increase by 73%; Christians 35%
o Absolute numbers will increase, but world % will decrease.
o Muslims have the highest fertility rate, Christians being 2nd.
o Bulging youth population hints at faster growth rate (Muslims,
Hindu).
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o Religion-switching patterns are complex and varied.
o Christians are expected to experience the largest net losses from
switching (mostly to religiously unaffiliated).
What in the World is a Worldview?
o Worldview: how one sees life in the world at large.
o Like a lens
Refers to the cluster of beliefs a person holds about the most
significant concept of life.
o Forms a mental structure that organizes one’s basic/ultimate
beliefs.
o Consists of a network of interconnected ideas that form a unified
whole.
o Acts as a roadmap.
o The Big Twelve:
Ultimate Reality What kind of God, if any, actually exists?
External Reality Is there anything beyond the cosmos?
Knowledge What can be known and how can anyone know
it?
Origin Where did I come from?
Identity Who am I?
Location Where am I?
Morals How should I live?
Values What should I consider of great worth?
Predicament What is humanity’s problem (fundamental)?
Resolution How can humanity’s problem be solved?
Past/Present What is the meaning and direction of history?
Destiny Will I survive the death of my body and, if so, in
what state?
Smith Ch. 1
o Symbols propel history forward They have withstood changes in
culture and religion.
o Science is the intellect we’re given to understand the religion we’ve
been given.
o Science focuses on the empirical, religion focuses on the worthful.
o Religion deals with ethics, virtues, vision, and joy.
o We can’t see the grand design, but religion tries to show it.
o Intent and Focus of the Book
The focus is on the ideas of the faith traditions.
Views the followers of various traditions as “the fellowship of
God seekers.”
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