Question 13.13. (TCO 8) For Confucius, a person who follows the way of heaven: (Points : 4)
lives close to nature.
is a great warrior.
lives the Golden Mean and avoids extremes.
is meek and humble.
Question 14.14. (TCO 9) According to the traditional story, Laozi (Lao tzu) wrote down his teachings only because: (Points : 4)
a border guard would not let him pass until he did so.
his students and disciples begged him.
a request came from Confucius.
he needed money.
Question 15.15. (TCO 9) The mysterious of the universe that is present and in everything is known as: (Points : 4)
Question 16.16. (TCO 5) All of the following minor religions are offshoots of a major world religion except: (Points : 4)
Question 17.17. (TCO 11) Taoism does not have this element of a major world religion. (Points : 4)
An overall worldview of the universe
Myths about the origin of the universe
A shared religious community
Specific rules of human behavior
Question 18.18. (TCO 6) The Hebrews trace themselves to an ancestor named: (Points : 4)
Question 19.19. (TCO 6) A savior figure to be sent by God to bring in God’s kingdom is the: (Points : 4)
Question 20.20. (TCO 6) A joyful spring festival that recalls the Hebrews’ exodus from Egypt and freedom from oppression is: (Points : 4)
Question 21.21. (TCO 7) The view that God’s imminent divine judgment and the end of the world is near is: (Points : 4)
Question 22.22. (TCO 7) “Good news” (Middle English); an account of the life of Jesus means: (Points : 4)
Question 23.23. (TCO 6) Like Judaism, Islam forbids: (Points : 4)
eating unleavened bread.
wearing of veils by women.
wearing gold jewelry.
Question 24.24. (TCO 6) The Sunni and Shiite branches of Islam split over a dispute about: (Points : 4)
whether or not to have a lunar calendar.
how many wives were acceptable.
succession after Muhammad.
when the pilgrimage should be performed.
Question 25.25. (TCO 12) Established groups of Wiccans are called: (Points : 4)
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Question 1. 1.
Changes and Challenges
Throughout our study of the world’s religions we have seen evidence of change since their founding and of contemporary challenges. Examine the changes and challenges in your religious tradition and in one other great world religion. Compare the similarities and differences. Your essay must be at least 12 paragraphs (36 sentences) in length.
Question 2. 2. Common Religious Elements
Per Molloy, religions manifest eight common elements. Examine how these elements are present in your tradition and in another great world religion. Explain the similarities and differences.
To receive full credit your essays must be at least 12 paragraphs (36 sentences) in length.