REL212 Midterm week 5 - REL 212 week 5 Midterm (Graded A+) - 36284

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The karma-run wheel of birth, death, and rebirth is called __________.

A major theme of Daoism is __________.

A symbol for the unity of all things that many indigenous cultures use is that of the __________.

What is the name for a Hindu spiritual teacher?

The complex system of hierarchies and inequalities that constitutes life in India is referred to by the English word __________.

In patriarchal institutionalized religions, women have been __________.

The monastic order that developed from the Buddha’s early disciples is called the __________.

The word Jain derives from this term, meaning “winner over one’s passions.”

Among shamans, medicine power is considered spiritually __________.

The Japanese teacher Nichiren believed that the essence of Buddhism could be found in the __________.

How many basic principles do Jains hold?

When indigenous ways were threatened with repression, many of the traditions were practiced __________.

Indigenous spirituality may be described as __________.

Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species propounded the theory of __________.

The major teachers in Janism are called the __________.

Jiva means __________.

The founder of Buddhism was a contemporary of __________.

The oldest of the known Vedic scriptures is the __________.

An allegory is an effective kind of religious narrative because it __________.

Attempts to define religion are difficult because __________.

The father of modern, independent India who taught nonviolent resistance to military and industrial oppression was __________.

The creative rhythm of the universe is called the __________.

A little over one hundred years after Confucius died, a “Second Sage” named __________ was born.

The practice that helps one determine the harmonious placement of a building or objects is known as __________.


Buddhists who follow the Theravada tradition study a large collection of ancient scriptures called the __________.

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