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Department
Religion
Course
RLGA02H3
Professor
David Perley
Semester
Summer

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RLGA02 World Religions western traditions text book notes CHAPTER 1 Wave 1: Shamanism A kind of priest, medicine man, soul doctor Ancient cave drawings depict hunting scenes Comes from a specific Asian culture, but it has become the generic term for a person who acts as an intermediary between humans and the spirit world Wave 2: Connecting to the cosmos Stonehenge= sacred areas having huge stones in complex patterns Political motivation ex. Weddings, puberty rites Important function of priests- was to track the seasons and determine the best times for seasonal activities Hilltop tombs fear of deathafterlife high places were commonly used as burial sites Associate animals with specific deities Male gods= strength and virility of the bu
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