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RELI 211 Final Review
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The Nation of Islam maintains that
a) racial difference was the result of an evil inclination
b) humanity was created and lived in the garden of Eden
c) all humans were created equal
d) all humans were originally black and had lived in harmony as one tribe called Shabazz for millions of years
Wallace Muhammad moved the Nation of Islam closer to ________.
a) Ismail'i Islam
b) Twelver Shi'i Islam
c) Protestant Christianity
d) Sunni Islam
The Kabbalah Centre does not require members to give up their other religious identities.
a) was a Western mission of Shaiva Hinduism
b) was a Western mission of Vaishnava Hinduism
c) was the result of missionaries who came from Sri Lanka
d) was brought first to the West by missionaries based out of Nevada
In Scientology, the term "squirrels" refers to ________.
a) the souls of aliens
b) those in advanced training
a) do not interpret the Bible literally
b) apply literary criticism to the Bible
c) receive individual revelations while reading the Bible
d) interpret the Bible literally
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sees itself as a "new religion."
________ is one of the most important symbols of Wicca.
a) The cross
b) The circle
c) The star of David
d) The crescent
At the core of Soka Gakkai is the belief that ________.
a) personal transformation comes from tantric sex
b) salvation comes from Krishna
c) personal transformation comes from chanting a sacred mantra
d) our souls are aliens
L. Ron Hubbard's theory of what the soul does to the body is called ________.
The Raëlian Movement is organized in an egalitarian model.
A central Mormon doctrine stipulates that God is increasing in perfection as human beings improve.
The Fundamentalist Mormons differ from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in that they ________.
a) believe in the inerrancy of the Book of Mormon b) continue to practise polygamyc) live in Canada instead of the USd) allow only men to do missionary work
he most widely shared characteristic of cults is ________.
a) a millenarian belief in an imminent "End of Time"
b) a charismatic leader
c) constitutional protection and tax exemption
d) distinctive clothing
The term "cult" was originally used as ________.
a) a marker of illegality
b) a synonym for worship or religion
c) a reference to a small group under the control of a charismatic leader
d) a synonym for sect
The term "sect" was originally used for ________.
a) pre-Christian pagan religions
b) all non-Christian religions
c) Christian splinter groups
d) any cult-like group
In order to spread the teachings of the Church of Scientology Hubbard
a) concentrated on people with a great deal of money
b) concentrated on high-profile celebrities to promote his teachings
c) concentrated on well-educated converts who promoted his teachings in the university
d) concentrated on the scientific community to promote his teachings
SKCON teaches that those who practise loving devotion to Krishna will go to his
heaven when they die and thus escape the cycle of rebirth.
The men who developed the theology of the Nation of Islam were most familiar with ________.
:a) Malcolm Xb) the Qur'anc) the writings of African Muslims d) the Christian Bible
Baha'i devotions at the monthly feasts feature ________.
:a) playing of organ musicb) dancing in circlesc) speaking in tongues d) a cappella singing but no instrumental music
Kabbalists experience God in the world as ________.
:a) fighting the battle between the spiritual good and the material evil b) the energy that underlies and permeates all things c) incarnated in Jesus Christ d) a charismatic leader
Jainism and Buddhism emphasize ________.
a) a diet without beef b) organic food c) eating naturally cracked grains d) non-violence
Hindus believe that animals ________.
:a) have great karmab) are for eatingc) are insentient d) have souls
in Japan, Buddhist priests are ________.
:a) very liberal b) celibate c) allowed to marry d) warriors
Protestants use the term "fundamentalist" to refer to ________.
a) neo-pagansb) their own views c) more extreme views than their ownd) Roman Catholics who follow a Latin liturgy
Samuel Huntington's book The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order was about the new world clash between ________.
a) Vietnam and America b) Russia and America c) civilizations with different religious roots d) communism and capitalism
The World Parliament of Religions was held in New York in 1910.
In recent years, ________ has been divided because controversy over same-sex unions
a) Orthodox Judaism b) the Roman Catholic Church c) the Anglican Communion d) Islam
In most cases the resurgence of religious fervour has come from ________.
a) young believers b) new converts c) the ultraconservative ) the ultraliberal
Karl Rahner uses the term ________ to refer to those who simply have never heard of Jesus Christ before, but still could be saved.
b) anonymous Christians
c) hidden Christians
d) mystery Christians
It is the interconnectedness of the world that ________.
a) prevents plurality of religious traditions
b) demands individualism
c) contributes to Pluralism
d) is the enemy of a pluralistic world
________ demands that religious traditions adapt to a world that is becoming ever more interconnected.a) Globalism
Today, affirmations of religious truth are ________.
None of the Eastern religious traditions condemns abortion
Lynn White argued that the traditional Christian interpretation of Genesis ________.
a) played a part in the degradation of the earth
b) advocates the rise of liberation theology
c) advocates large families
d) advocates crimes against Jews
During Iran's 1979 "Islamic Revolution," citizens ________.
Selected Answer: a) fought to defend religious values
a) fought to defend religious values
b) embraced modernity
c) fought to reinstate the Shah as their political leader
d) claimed that God is dead
Religion has been a major factor in many of the events that have shaken the world since 1970.
That Buddhism, Christianity, and Islamic belief claim the allegiance of half of the world's populations reflects the ________.
a) success of missionaries
b) conflict of religions
c) weakness of people
d) melting together of religions
Understanding Hinduism means accepting polytheism.
Pluralism simply requires tolerance.
Among Jewish groups, the Union for Reform Judaism has been at the front of the struggle for LGBTIQ rights.
Fundamentalists reject the modern tendency to locate ultimate authority in ________.
a) human institutions
c) prayer-led mindfulness
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