Experiencing the World’s Religions Tradition Challenge and Change 7th Edition By Molly – Test Bank
Chapter 1 – Test Bank
- Literally, the word religion means
- meditate on.
- connect again.
- rise above.
- The prophetic orientation in religion emphasizes that contact with the sacred is ensured by
- making material donations to places of worship.
- performing seated meditation.
- engaging in sacramental rituals and ceremonies.
- proper beliefs and adherence to moral rules.
- Which of the following anthropologists suggested that religion was rooted in spirit worship?
- E. B. Tylor
- James Frazer
- Sigmund Freud
- Carl Jung
- Sigmund Freud, when analyzing the origin of religion, emphasized
- the human need for psychological security.
- the certainty of an afterlife.
- his belief that religions were essential to psychological health.
- the valuable role that religions play in helping people find meaning in their lives.
- The disciple of Freud, who ultimately broke away from him over fundamental differences of interpretation, is
- Carl Jung.
- Wilhelm Schmidt.
- Rudolf Otto.
- Clifford Geertz.
- Wilhelm Schmidt, an Austrian philologist, argued that all humankind once believed
- in a single High God.
- in twin gods who represented dark and light.
- that multiple gods existed in the form of natural phenomena.
- that they were spiritually connected to nature.
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