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What are Carl Jung's 3 Layers of the Human Mind?
The Conscious Mind, The Personal Unconscious, and the Collective Unconscious
What kinds of archetypal figures are there?
shadow, anima, mother, child/hero, maiden, wise old man
What does theodicy mean?
an explanation for suffering and evil
Kinds of theodicy
mystical participation
monotheistic theodicy
other-worldly
samsara/karma
future, this worldy
protest/process
mystical participation
your soul lives on in the community/communal soul
community is more important than individual
monotheistic theodicy
omnipotent
omnipresence
omniscient
Why is there evil? it's a test.
other worldy
concerened w/ afterlife
dualism - deals w/ heaven and hell
samsara/karma
reincarnation and cause/effect
future, this worldly
suffering now for a better future
protest/process
I dont think you should have all this power/ god can't control everything
Creatio ex nihilio
creating out of nothing
nitty gritty hermeneutics
rough underside of society that can teach us more about ourselves
monarchial polytheism
one superior god among many gods (Greeks)
dualism
ying and yang
pantheism
divine in nature, god is everything
monism
one god -> god is everything
henotheism
one God is the one, but you recognize other gods exist
religious ethics
based upon acceptance of something sacred
secular ethics
personal view
ethics of cirtue
morally ideal
motives are important - "you should want to do it"
ethics of duty
something that ought to be done
guide on what to do
cosmic/natural law
an innate sense of what is "correct"
a universal common sense or moral
what are the two kinds of charismatic leaders?
exemplary leaders
ethical prophet
characteristics of exemplary leader
teach by personal example
"in touch" with the Divine
characteristics of ethical prophet
experiences direct visions from the Divine. this is a burden
what does routinization mean?
passing down of a doctrine or creed
to put into 2nd order religious discourse
what is Theodicy?
what causes us to act injustly?
what causes us to respond to injustice?
What are the 4 Cardinal Virtues that Aristotle puts forth?
Justice
Courage
Wisdom
Temperance
Religious Ethics is...
Moral dispositions, principles, and practices based dominantly on the acceptance of sacred authority
disposition
attitude, character, temperment
principal
external, something you abide to, rule, standard
Ethic of Divine Command
God's command dictated to an intermediary and established in sacred scripture (Jesus: Christianity)
Salvation
Process of being delivered from whatever is evil or threatening
Salvation can be...
personal and/or communal
a present reality and future hope
this-worldly and/or transcendent
salvation as ultimate concern
salvation is the goal or religion
salvation establishes the cosmos
Salvation by Faith
Marin Luther believed in Sola Fide, or persons are saved by faith alone
grace
unmerited favor
Salvation through Devotion
devotion is a faith one can feel
can be characterized as passionate
gives texture to one's faith
Salvation through Disciplined Action
practical, everyday approach to religion
secular life is punctuated by habitual religious duties
orthodoxy
right belief
ortho-praxis
right practice
salvation through meditation
Exoteric, Esoteric, Aescetic
Exoteric
common, open to all persons if willing to fulfill faith, devotion, and disciplined action
Esoteric
exceptional way of salvation that is reserved for religious elite (charismatic leaders)
Aescetic
living a self-denying life (deny the flesh)
4 goals of salvation
this worldly, humanistic conceptions - putting trust in ones' self
this worldly, utopian age
other-worldly, afterlife
absorption of the self with nirvana
Maslow
leader of the humanistic psychology movement. Peak experiences
secularization
specialization of institutions
pluralism
religious pluralism speaks to the reality that the process of globalization presents us with multiple, diverse, and often competing belief systems
Views of secularization
Narrative of decline
narrative of revitalization
What is narrative of decline?
secularization is regarded as the constriction of religion from a dominant role in society
What is narrative of Revitalization?
the differentiation of the religious realm from other spheres of society has enhanced personal awareness and autonomy
fundamentalism
religious movements that are opposed to modernization
militant religious conservatives
fundamentalists believe:
1. modernity poses a threat to traditional life
2. have a nostalgic longing for the "purer" past
3. the enemy is not always on the outside, but a "modernizer" within the community
4. feeling of being dispossessed of their heritage. thus, they want to strike back
deontology
rule-based conception
soteriology
doctrine of salvation
etilogy
explanation myth
anthropomorphism
attributing human characteristics to God