History of Major World Religions Study Guide

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It's easy to study the history of major world religions with this engaging study guide. Our lessons are short and interesting, while the multiple-choice quizzes help you test your knowledge so you can get the best score you can on an upcoming exam.
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14 chapters in History of Major World Religions Study Guide

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Lesson 1 - What Is Religion? - Definition & Role in Society  Take Quiz
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Lesson 2 - Theories on the Origins of Religion: Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What's the Difference Between Polytheism and Monotheism?  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Primal Religions: Types & Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Mystery Cults and the Early Mother Goddess  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Religions of Sumer and Akkad: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - What Are the Myths of Babylon? - Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Epic of Gilgamesh  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Greek Myth and Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Odyssey: Greek Epic  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Roman Myths and Religion  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Gods of the Home: Primal Roman Religious Practices  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Religions of Meso-America  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Meso-American Religious Rites of Passage  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Aztec Gods & Goddesses: Names & Meanings  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Mayan Gods & Goddesses: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Shinto Religion: Definition & Gods  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Goddess Cybele in Mythology  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Yggdrasil the Tree of Life: Norse Mythology & Symbol  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Creatures in Irish Mythology: Fairies, Banshees & Monsters  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Women in Irish Mythology: Characters & Folklore  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Irish Mythology: Gods & Symbols  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Slavic Mythology: Gods, Stories & Symbols  Take Quiz
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