What Is Religious Belief? - Definition & Systems


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Which of the following is a field that commonly studies religious beliefs?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a major system of classification related to religious belief?

2. Religious beliefs could help to answer all of the following questions, EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examining something important for many people, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of religious beliefs. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the field which commonly studies religious beliefs as well as knowing major classifications of religious beliefs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Field studying religious beliefs
  • Common types of religious beliefs
  • Questions in life religious beliefs seek to address
  • Paradigm of evolutionary religious organization
  • Difference between atheism and agnosticism

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the common types of religious beliefs
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as atheism and agnosticism
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the paradigm of evolutionary religious organization and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about one of the greatest influences in world history, review the corresponding lesson on What are Religious Beliefs? This lesson will help you:

  • Define what a religious belief is
  • Understand the difference between practice and belief
  • Identify the importance of religious beliefs in people's lives
  • Describe common characteristics in every religion
  • Appreciate the differences among major religious beliefs