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“The Educator Must Be Educated: The Study of Religion at the End of the Humanities” (article discussion), Method & Theory in the Study of Religion 22.1 (2010), 1-8 (M. Day) Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature & Culture 222 4.3 (October 2010): 235-238 (N. Barrett) Th

Religion and the Arts in America CAMILLE PAGLIA A t this moment in America, religion and pol-itics are at a flash point. Conservative Christians deplore the left-wing bias of the mainstream media and the saturation of popular culture by sex and violence and are promoting strate-gi

religion is self-consciously interdisciplinary, drawing upon the methods and insights of literary studies, historiography, social analysis, and cultural comparison. Moreover, the study of religion reminds us that religious id

Education and Religion The 5 Basic Social Institutions Govt Economy Education Religion Family Although all sociologists agree on the big five, many consider other segments of society to be social institutions as well – aging, the media, health care, social welfare, work, gender and ot

RELI 3473 Religion and the Arts in South & Southeast Asia RELI 3483 Religion and Society in South & Southeast Asia RELI 3493 Religions of China and Japan RELI 3503 Theravada Buddhism RELI 3513 From Satyagraha to Svadhyaya: Hinduism in Dialogue with the Modern World RELI 3643 Mahayana Budd

The foundation of irreligious criticism is: Man makes religion, religion does not make man. Religion is, indeed, the self-consciousness and self-esteem of man who has either not yet won through to himself, or has already lost himself again. But, man is no abstract being squatting out

Horrible Histories have some good videos about Roman religion, here, here and here. Temple: Jupiter. Neptune. Mars. In what ways was Roman religion similar to Greek religion? Why were the Romans so influenced by the Greeks? Who were the different Roman gods, and what were they gods

It was a wonderful cosmic religion they had. So that is our inheritance, this cosmic religion. And you find it also among the native Americans, much studied today. And it is a wonderful religion -this sense of the spirit of the universe. I am sure you all k

that religion connects proper conduct not just to reality in the sense of "real things," but to the general order or nature of reality. For Geertz, this interest in metaphysics is a defining feature of religion, wh

forms of living and religion that was taught to him. Teenage is the Best Phase of Life for Religion Religious concepts gain more precision and depth in the final years of childhood and during puberty. It is the best phase of life to strengthen the values

religion and that knowledge dispels religious belief.6 Since these social scientists influenced secular education significantly, their views inevitably had weight. In the 19th century, public 5 Azzi and Ehrenberg (1975) began the modern economics literature on religion with the view tha

Why religion is so widespread amongst human societies? The diversity of religions across cultures. Religion, gender, and sexuality. How religions contribute to the maintenance of social order. Religious beliefs and practices, and why they change. What p