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____ describes a result that is predicted by theory but has not yet been adequately tested by observation or experiment. The different lense we use.
theoretical
___ is the method of tools used to describe the study of religion
methodological
____ describes ways of knowing
epistemology
_____ is set of complex stories that human beings regard as representative of inner meaning of the universe and of human life.
myth
___ is an extended metaphor told in a form of narrative or story
parable
____ is concerned with what relgion IS; beliefs, concerns ideals
substantive
____ is concerned with what religion does. how it operates
funtionalist
_______ ciritical figure/person in the functionalist approach to myth and ritual.
Bronislaw Malinowski
_____ is the auther of the "Sacred and Profane"
Mircea Eliade
_____ is the author of the "idea of the holy"
Rudolf Otto
____ talked about the sacred and profane
Emile Durkeim
____ is considered deemed superhuman. It is set apart from ordinary or mundane.
sacred
_____ is homogeous and neutral. "common or ordinary"
profane.
___ is the aw inspiring mystery (aka fear)
mysterium tremendum
_____ is the fascinating mystery
mysterium fascinous
___ is something sacred shows it self to us.
heirophany
____ temporal manifestation of god or gods revealing itself.
theophany.
____ is considered the "center of the world"
axis mundi
___ our world; things familar
cosmos
the "otherworld"; foreign chaotic space.
chaos
_____ ties together to DISTINCT symbols. meanings are based on context.
Representational symbols
______ are similar to the thing they symbolize. INdependant signifiers
presentational symbols
____ is concerned with mythology and poetic language. It has to do with analogies, parables, and metaphors.
first order religous discourse
______ has to do with dogmas, doctrines, and creeds. turns first order relgious discourse into laws.
second order relgious discourse.
____ culturally agreed upon formalized way we enact out our myths.
RITUALS
the 3 stages of rituals are...
-Seperation
-transition
-Reincorporation
____ is the transition/threshold or "in between" stages of rituals.
Liminal
______ is to appease or conciliate. sometimes use as scapegoat.
Sacrifice
_____ describes atonement; to make scapegoat to be forgiven.
EXPIATION
____ is a spontaneous bond within a community
communitas
___ is holy, divine, sacred, and spiritual. "wholly other"
described by eliade.
Numinous
______ talked about the collective unconsious.
Carl Jung
____are pre-existant inherental formas that give shape to material of the collective unconscious
archetypes
contructed on what jung considered the multitude of resembles between fantasies/dreams of contemporary persons and older myths.
collective unconcious
____ describes the integration of opposite partesl acceptance. psychic healing; self realization
Indiviuation
____ is an explanation of our world; offense of gods justice.
Theodicy
____ describes the cause and affect.
Karma
_____ is the cycle of life
samsara
_________is end times; or the end of the world.
eschatology
everywhere at once
omnipresence
all knowing
omniscience
____ is the original creation stories of the world.
cosmogeny
creation from nothing
ex nihilio
____ is the explanation of myths. the causes or reasons of a thing.
etiology.
_____ is the belief in MANY gods.
Polytheism
___ is the belife in MANY gods but there is only ONE supreme god.
Monarchail polytheism
____ is the belief in 2 opposite powers of god (good/evil); balance (male/female)
dualism
_____ is the belief that the divine or god is in everything
Pantheism
____ is the belief that everything is ONE god. Only one being. ALL IS ONE.
Monism
____ is the belief in one god.
Monotheism
____ is the belief that there are many gods but you only worship ONE god.
Henotheism
___ are refered to as the characteristics of god
ANthropomorphism
_____ is the wisdom, courange temperence and virtue; morallay ideal - good action is emphasized. concerned with MOTIVES
Ethics of VIRTUE
___ is concerned with establishing principles that define moral action. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
ethics of OBLIGATION
___ is the idea that god tells you what to do
ethics of Divine Command
___ is the idea of universal lawthat we all know is right.
Cosmic or natural LAW
___ spiritual gift with extrodinary power; teaches moral example. regarded as divine.
Charismatic Leaders
____ is a person describing charismatic authority and came up with charismatic leaders.
MAX WEBER
_____ teaches by example.
exemplary moral Leader
divine connectionl though as a gift.
ethical prophet
leaders/moral authority puts their work into writing or doctrines is called the _______.
Routinization of CHarisma
____ is rough raw underside of soceity. IE hip hop mirrors american society.
Nitty-gritty hermeneutic
____ describes salvationl ways of conceptuary salvation.
Soteriology
___is society's obsession of being thin and dieting for a way of salvation
Culture LITE
___ process of being delivered, redeemed, or liberated from enemy, danger,sin, etc. "DEVIL"S barter"
Salvation
person are saved "by faith alone"
Sola Fide
the 4 ways of salvation are....
-Faith
-Devotion
-Disciplined Action
-Meditation
who describes peak experiences and is the leader of humanistic psychology movement.
Abraham Maslow
____ meaning ALL POWER or unlimited power.
OmniPOTENCE