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Book Details Author: Mary Pat Fisher,Robin Rinehart Pages: Binding: Paperback Brand: ISBN: Download or read Living Religions (10th Edition) - Standalone book by click link below Download or read Living Religions (10th Edition) - Standalone book OR. Mary Pat Fisher considers how the contemporary beliefs and practices of each of these traditions has evolved, andÂ explores the changing nature of each religion. The ninth edition focuses on cultural customs, popular spiritual practices, mixtures of religions, and varieties of. LIVING. RELIGIONS. NINTH EDITION — MARY PAT FISHER. CONSULTANTS. CHRISTOPHER QUEEN Harvard University. DAMARIS PARSITAU Egerton.
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Polished writing will be shared with a wider public audience on our class blog. Finally, in the last two weeks of class groups of students will prepare and present an invented religion.
What is needed to call something a religion? How can we invent something that feels historical and lively or balances theory and practice? Assessment of the group project will include peer within-group and class evaluations.
Student Learning Outcomes: Social Inquiry Learning Outcome: Students will synthesize research results and formulate Employs theories of how people frame and analyze written arguments on topics in religious studies.
Students will analyze and assess the global range of Articulates how values and ethics inform human religious beliefs and practices in historical and cultural understanding, structures, and behavior context. Global Study Learning Outcome: We will be using several digital services in this class. Blog posting responsibilities will be scheduled ahead of time and drafts will be circulated first on Slack for comment. More details about this assignment later.
Have a question? Ask it there. Digital Curation and Online Discussion Participation: Extensive details will be distributed through Blackboard.
Group Projects: We will have a week of in-class time to organize projects. Presentations will occur in the last week of class. Final Exam: The final exam will be a reflective take-home essay due on Blackboard by noon on Dec 18th.
Life happens, but it is also your responsibility to let me and your group members know about scheduled absences. I would prefer sick students to stay home and rest.
If you are too sick to come to class, you are sick enough to make others unwell. Email me to make others arrangements. It remains your responsibility to get notes from other students and remain on-task with the syllabus.
I will grade participation with observation, short in-class assignments, and self-assessment. It can be a distraction, however. Mute your devices and keep your use to class-related purposes. Full Name Comment goes here.
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It is a set of practices carried out to establish a connection between present-day Japan and its ancient past. Shinto practices were first recorded and codified in the written records of the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in the 7th and 8th century.
Still, these earliest Japanese writings do not refer to a unified "Shinto religion", but rather to disorganized folklore , history , and mythology.
Shinto today applies to public shrines suited to various purposes such as war memorials , harvest festivals , romance, and historical monuments, as well as various sectarian organizations.
The role of the mudang, usually a woman, is to act as intermediary between a spirit entity, spirits or gods and human beings.
Women are enlisted by those who want the help of the spirit world. Shamans hold gut , or services, in order to gain good fortune for clients, cure illnesses by exorcising negative or 'bad' spirits that cling to people, or propitiate local or village gods.