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what are the 6 basic elements of religion?

religious experience,
beliefs + teachings,
sacred stories/myths,
ritual + worship,
religious communities,
sacred entities, art, and architecture.

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what is monotheism?

the belief in only one God. like christians.

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what is polytheism?

belief in many gods like hinduism

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what is pantheism?

belief that god is everywhere, in all. like aboriginal people.

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what is a relevation?

the reality is revealed.

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what is cosmology?

understanding of nature and the universe

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what are the 5 types of myths?

creation, trickster, hero, divine, and cultural.

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what is a creation myth?

myth that explains the beginning of the world, how the earth came to be.

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what is a trickster myth?

used to explain how bad came into the world, such as garden of eden.

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what is a hero myth?

ideal image of good person, like the Good Samaritan,

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what is a divine myth?

often found with creation stories, shows us how gods came to be.

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cultural myth

explains rituals and traditions and how they came to be.

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reasons to study religion?

educate yourself on others beliefs,
gain understanding of the world and your own religion,
reducing fear of other religions
right given to us from charter of rights and freedoms to practice what we wish to.

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what is a belief?

idea or conviction accepted to be real, like a superstition.

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what is a fact?

can be proven true, can be proven from observing or calculating.

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what is an opinion?

statement that tells how a person feels about something. personal belief, such as rabbits are the best pets or something like that.

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what is empathy?

ability to understand and share feeling with another. ability to put yourself into someones shoes.

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what is faith?

the complete trust of confidence in something or someone.

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what is salvation?

the act of being delivered from harm or pain, a saviour.

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what is ritual?

religious ceremony containing a series of actions preformed in specific order.

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what is multiculturalism?

the ability for multiple different types of people and cultures to coexist

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what is religious pluralism?

diversity of religions and beliefs to coexist in society.

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what is the importance of sacred myths?

sacred truth that helps us understand how things are and what matters afterwords.
non historical and non rational, however do not conflict with history or science.

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how did natives get ~here~?

traveled over through Russia and over hundreds of years they settled small groups across Canada. came over the bering land strait.

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how many native groups?

at least 56 different groups in canada.

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why do the aboriginals share in their tribe but not from one to the other?

they do not own anything, therefore they can't own anything that can not be shared, they don't share with others bc its a sign of weakness if they do.

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why do the aboriginals share in their tribe but not from one to the other?

they do not own anything, therefore they can't own anything that can not be shared, they don't share with others bc its a sign of weakness if they do.

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what are the parts of the medicine wheel?

4 directions, 4 elements, 4 sacred plants, 4 parts of self

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what are the 4 elements?

earth, air, water, and fire.

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what are the 4 sacred plants?

sweetgrass, tobacco, cedar, and sage.