Terms and Questions:

Ultimate Aims



1.    Salvation

2.    cure of souls”

3.    Kingdom of God (in Judaism)

4.    Messianic hopes

5.    Moksha

6.    Nirvana


1.    Describer the positive and negative meanings of the word “salvation”

2.    To whom/what does “salvation” apply?

3.    What is the distinction between “this-worldly” and other-worldly” salvation?  Illustrate fully with examples

4.    Describe the non-theistic, humanistic aims of psychotherapy and compare these to religious aims

5.    How does the ultimate aim of moksha compare to that of nirvana?