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WEST History: Foundations of Religion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Judeo-Christian Ten Commandments are an example of a _____.

Question 2 2. How would an established monotheist interpret the story of Hippolytus?

Question 3 3. How did Freud's theory on religion differ from Kant's?

Question 4 4. Which of the following best defines a layman?

Question 5 5. Why might established monotheists, such as the Israelites, have found polytheism appealing?

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

Question 7 7. According to Kant, religion developed as man tried to _____.

Question 8 8. According to Noss, if someone believes in a supernatural being, then why are rituals helpful in dealing with anxiety?

Question 9 9. According to historical records, who were the first practicing monotheists?

Question 10 10. Which philosopher held to the theory of nature-worship?

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Question 11 11. Who defined faith as the ultimate concern?

Question 12 12. How did monotheism gain popularity?

Question 13 13. Who believed that religion developed as a way for man to deal with the struggle of social class?

Question 14 14. How did polytheism seek to overcome the issue of various conflicting gods?

Question 15 15. The belief that nature is made up of unseen spirits is known as _____.

WEST History: Foundations of Religion Chapter Exam Instructions

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