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religion is about
identity
4 Cs
creeds, codes, cultuses, community
creeds
set of beliefs that people in religion follow
codes
Set of guidelines relating to beliefs
cultuses
Embodied practice of beliefs (rituals)
a sacred moment- both tremendously fascinating/mysterious
the numinous
what does otto say is necessary for religions?
the numinous
NA spirituality is connected to...
Landscape/space/physical place
NAs had no word for
religion
To NAs, holy/sacred are _____, not ____
immanent, trancsendent
2 types of NA groups
agriculture, hunting
Universe is alive with spirit, life force present in all things
animism
Humans and animals part of same family (not in conflicted relationship), respect and serve nature, nature will respect and serve humans
reciprocity
Intermediaries between visible, ordinary world and the spirit world
shamans
Shamans may operate through this process
divination
ceremonial space of NAs
kiva
place of emergence
sipapu
Columbus believed he was discovering...
a lost Eden (or India?)
NAs are agents of devil, completely corrupted and irredeemable
wild heathens
NAs are perfect innocents, blank slates waiting for Christianity- childlike, peaceful, devoid of religion
noble savages
2 contrasting views of NAs
noble savages, wild heathens
Gave children, money, land, etc. to church to ensure family members’ transition from Purgatory to Heaven
indulgences
3 branches of christianity
roman catholic, eastern orthodox, protestantism
More mystical christian tradition, more iconographic
eastern orthodoxy
4 principles of protestantism
sola scriptura, sola fide, priesthood of all believers, moral action in the world
TULIP is an idea of
Calvin
everything is preordained by God: The Elect- those who will go to heaven
predestination
TULIP
total depravity, unconditional election, limited atonement, irresistible grace, perseverence of the saints