Development of Religions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A new Christian who wants to learn more about Jesus, the crucifixion, and the resurrection, would need to consult the four books of the New Testament that are collectively known as _____.

Question 2 2. Which of these men is believed to be the first to receive the revelation of the Tao?

Question 3 3. Which tree is known in Buddhism as the Tree of Wisdom?

Question 4 4. How does Hinduism approach the concept of reality?

Question 5 5. According to Noss, if someone believes in a supernatural being, then why are rituals helpful in dealing with anxiety?

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Question 6 6. Objects, places, people, or things forbidden by a faith are known as _____.

Question 7 7. Why does land play an important role in Judaism?

Question 8 8. Taoism is believed to have originated in _____.

Question 9 9. Why does the name Christ make Jesus Christ stand out in history?

Question 10 10. The belief that every human has a special bond to a specific animal, or element of nature, is known as _____.

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Question 11 11. What was the chief reason that Jewish officials despised Jesus?

Question 12 12. The rulers of Sumer, who were both sacred and secular, were known as _____.

Question 13 13. How does animism relate to nature?

Question 14 14. A young Aztec warrior gained exalted status by _____.

Question 15 15. The unseen spiritual force that exists in all of nature is known as _____.

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Question 16 16. How did Freud's theory differ from Kant's?

Question 17 17. Who believed that religion developed as a way for man to deal with the struggle of social class?

Question 18 18. Which of the following was the most important god of the Sumerian pantheon?

Question 19 19. The aboriginal belief that time is actually timeless is best seen in their concept of _____.

Question 20 20. Sumerians worshiped their gods in temples known as _____.

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Question 21 21. In Meso-America, a dowry was made up of _____.

Question 22 22. A new adherent to Taoism might reference which of the following texts?

Question 23 23. Why were Mayan children sometimes named after the day on which they were born?

Question 24 24. Which of these is NOT true of Judaism?

Question 25 25. During the Vedic Period, which two cultures fused to form ancient Hinduism?

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Question 26 26. How did Confucianism eventually spread around the world?

Question 27 27. Who is considered the founder of Buddhism?

Question 28 28. Buddha can be translated as the

Question 29 29. Asceticism can be understood as _____

Question 30 30. What did the Descent of the Gods ceremony celebrate?

Development of Religions Chapter Exam Instructions

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