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DEFINING AND STUDYING RELIGION

Defining Religion
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Ways of Studying Religion
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IDEAS OF THE SACRED AND HOLY
Sacred Power and the Mysterium T&Q LO

Sacred Space and Sacred Time


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ANIMISM AND MAGIC

E.B. Tylor and James Frazer: On Animism, Magic, and the Origins of Religion

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THE SYMBOLIC LANGUAGE OF RELIGION
Mythos and Logos T&Q LO
Sacred Symbolism T&Q LO
Sacred Narrative: Parable and Myth T&Q LO

RITUAL: SACRED ACTION
The Ritual Engagement - Puja T&Q LO
Ritual Relations: Gods and Humans in the Mandan T&Q LO
Rites of Passage: van Gennep and Turner T&Q LO

SOCIETY AND THE SACRED
Durkheim: Society as Sacred T&Q LO
Society and the Sacred T&Q LO

DIVINE AND ULTIMATE REALITY

Notions of the Divine and Ultimate Reality (All)

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MIRCEA ELIADE AND THE REALITY OF THE SACRED
Eliade: The Sacred and the Profane T&Q LO
Eliade: History and Sacred Time T&Q LO


WILLIAM JAMES ON MYSTICISM

James and Mysticism T&Q LO

THE HUMAN PROBLEM AND THE PROBLEM OF THEODICY
The Human Problem T&Q LO
Theodicy: Encounterin Evil T&Q LO

SOTERIOLOGY: SALVATION AND LIBERATION
Ways of Salvation T&Q LO
Ultimate Aims LO
     
     

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