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1 Lizet Zambrano, Elisa Ugalde, Lucia Soriano, Starla Hendrix

2 Search to the question of being humans How did we get here? How should we live our lives? What is our purpose in the universe? What will happen when we die? Lizet Zambrano2

3 Writings/beliefs Rituals Temples Special days Food Worship of a deity(deities) Lizet Zambrano3

4 Monotheistic One God Polytheistic Many Gods Atheists No God Agnostic Question of God existence is unanswered, do not believe in any God. Lizet Zambrano4

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6 Hinduism Jainism Sikhism Confucianism Taoism Shinto Buddhism Islam Lucia Soriano6

7 Prior to its modern definition religion came from the Latin word religio, which means "reverence for God or the gods, careful pondering of divine things, piety philologist Max Muller, A social construction is a notion that is created by a group of people living in a society. Therefore, it is constantly being shaped and changed solely by people as a result of their ongoing experiences and gain of knowledge. Religion as a modern concept Lucia Soriano7

8 1. Outdated 2. Harmful to the individual 3. Harmful to society 4. Delays the progress of science 5. Encourages immoral acts Lucia Soriano8

9 Used in different ways, across a wide range of topics to denote a diversity of views, and stands in opposition to one single approach or method of interpretation Religious pluralism is the acceptance of religions or religious tolerance There is a harmonious co-existence between different religions One's religion is not the sole and exclusive source of truth, and some truths and true values exist in other religions Elisa Ugalde9

10 For all human beings must have some common values or they cease to be human, and also some different values else they cease to differ, as in fact they do. Elisa Ugalde10

11 None of this was thought to be true before the 18 th century, religions were thought to be completely true and the idea of accepting the other was wrong Muslims, Jews, Catholics, and Protestants Believed others were irrational in their beliefs Elisa Ugalde11

12 Pluralism became widespread Freedom of religion Elisa Ugalde12

13 All points of views are equally valid All truth is relative to the individual No rules on what is right and wrong (what ever goes) Starla Hendrix13

14 My nation is better than yours You are inferior Starla Hendrix14

15 Enemy of pluralism Single truth One way of living Those who know should command those who dont Old beliefs of kings giving them the authority to give orders to others Starla Hendrix15

16 1.Name one of the critiques mentioned in the issues in the religion part of this presentation. 2.How many Gods does monotheistic consist of? 3.What theory believes in one way of living? 4.What are the two most popular religions? 5.Pluralism means one's religion is not the sole and exclusive source of truth, and some truths and true values exist in other religions True/ False

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