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A ______ approach to the study of religion emphasizes the end of history.
postmodern
Interpretations which are hostile to the place/role of women are ________.
misogynist
_______ is not easily defined and is understood to be set apart from 'ordinary' culture.
Religion
______ are sometimes viewed as attempting to invoke a sacred past by the performance of various specific acts.
Rituals
_______ involves the reality of many religious traditions in co-existence with one another.
Pluralism
Interpretations which overly emphasize the role of men in religion are ________.
androcentric
______ is often related to various philosophical approaches to a timeless absolute.
Wisdom
_______ is referred to by such terms as God, Nirvana, Brahman, and so forth.
Unconditioned Reality
A __________ approach to the study of religion focuses on acts of worship.
practical
_______ is characterized by such realities as history, Maya, the world, and so forth.
Conditioned Reality
Interpretations which overly emphasize the role of men in religion are ________.
androcentric
The Old Testament and the Aenid are examples of _________.
Epic
Zoroaster is an one example of _________.
Religious Founders
A _______ approach to the study of religion focuses on myths and doctrines.
theoretical
Social organizations consisting of a dominant male elite are ________.
patriarchal