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World View Chart Assignments
Due Weeks 2 through 10 and worth 35 points each week, with a total of 315 points.  

A world view is a fundamental or basic orientation of thinking – like a mindset – which guides a culture and / or a person’s life. Like a point of view, it can be built of concepts, ideas, values, emotions, and ethics. Weltanschauung is the German word for this idea. Your goal for this course is to understand the world views of these various religions. In order to prepare you for your final assignment, you will outline the world views of various religions in the chart below, adding to it each week.

For this assignment, students will complete the weekly area of the chart, filling in the aspects of each religion as it is presented in the readings and resources. This chart, when complete, will be the starting point for the written assignment, due in Week 10.

For each weekly submission:

  1. Review the weekly lectures and supplemental materials provided, then complete the chart by elaborating on each section related to the weekly content.
  2. Identify key details and examples from the weekly resources to serve as a basis for the content being recorded in your chart.
  3. Write clearly and coherently using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and mechanics.


Religion


Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe


Nature of God


View of Human Nature


View of Good and Evil


View of “Salvation”


View of After Life


Practices and Rituals


Celebrations and Festivals


Week 2
Hinduism and Jainism


Week 3
Buddhism


Week 4
Daoism and
Confucianism


Week 5
Shinto 


Week 6
Judaism


Week 7
Christianity


Week 8
Islam


Week 9
Sikhism


Week 10
New Religious Movements

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Analyze what is meant by religion.
  • Analyze the similarities and differences in the primary beliefs held by major religious traditions and the cultures in which these religions evolved.
  • Describe the varieties of religious experience and practice in a wide range of cultures.
  • Recognize how daily life within various religions and current affairs are influenced by religion.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in religion.
  • Write clearly and concisely about world religions using proper writing mechanics.

Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.


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WORLD RELIGIONS – REL 212 World Religions HINDUISM & JAINISM WEEK 2 Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 2 - Sources BUDDHISM WEEK 3 Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 3 - Sources DAOISM & CONFUCIANISM WEEK 4 Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 4 - Sources WEEK 5 SHINTO Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 5 - Sources WEEK 6 JUDAISM Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 6 - Sources WEEK 7 CHRISTIANITY Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 7 - Sources WEEK 8 ISLAM Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 8 - Sources WEEK 9 SIKHISM Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 9 - Sources WEEK 10 NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God/Creator View of Human Nature View of Good & Evil View of Salvation View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations & Festivals Week 10 - Sources . Religion Week 2 Hinduism and Jainism Week 3 Buddhism Week 4 Daoism and Confucianism Week 5 Shinto Week 6 Judaism Week 7 Christianity Week 8 Islam Week 9 Sikhism Week 10 New Religious Movements Cosmogony - Origin of the Universe Nature of God View of Human Nature View of Good and Evil View of “Salvation” View of After Life Practices and Rituals Celebrations and Festivals ...
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WORLD RELIGIONS – REL 212 World Religions

HINDUISM & JAINISM
WEEK 2
Cosmogony - Origin of the
Universe
Nature of God/Creator
View of Human Nature
View of Good & Evil
View of Salvation
View of After Life
Practices and Rituals
Celebrations & Festivals
Week 2 - Sources

The universe is cyclically created and destroyed. The belief is that the final incarnation of Vishnu will
be the ultimate end.
The Hindu god is known as Brahman and is the creator and the founder of all existence.
Man is fundamentally a soul that uses its body and thoughts as instruments to execute the life’s
experiences.
Karma is the cause of the particular destiny. Misfortunes in life occur as a result of the actions that the
humans have practiced in the course of the lifetime.
The Salvation goal of a Hindu is to become one with Brahma. The entire freedom is known as Moksha.
Both Hindus and Janis believe in reincarnation. The belief that the soul is eternal, and, therefore, it lives
from one body to another.
The central practices of the Hindu are worship where offerings are made to the representations of the
gods, cremation, and compliance with the rules of the caste system.
The major festival includes Holi, which annual festival, Diwali, which is the festival of the lights,
Mahashivaratri, which is the great festival of Shiva.
Knott, K. (2016). Hinduism: a Klostermaier, K. K. (2014). A
Kurien, P. (2015). 9 Hinduism in
very short introduction. Oxford concise encyclopedia of
the United States. Hinduism in
University Press.
Hinduism. One world
the Modern World, 143.
Publications.

BUDDHISM
WEEK 3
Cosmogony - Origin of the
Universe
Nature of God/Creator

According to Buddha, the beginning of the whole universes is incalculable, and it does not have any
perceived beginning.
Buddha if the God in this religion and is most referred to as the weakened one. He is described as

View of Human Nature
View of Good & Evil

View of Salvation
View of After Life
Practices and Rituals
Celebrations & Festivals
Week 3 - Sources

divine and as an enlightened teacher.
Human nature is just one type of sentient being. Only the human can attain enlightenment as fully as
Buddha.
According to this religion, good and evil are innate and inseparable aspects of the human world. They
believe that the each and every person is capable of extreme good and extreme evil. Evil acts are based
on selfishness while good generates a connection between people.
Salvation according to Buddhism is known as nirvana which implies the time after the end of rebirth.
Notions of heaven and hell are popular in the Buddhist religion
A major practice is a meditation and the observance of the moral precepts in are the foundations of the
Buddhism practice.
The main festivals are the new year, the Vesak, which entails the Buddha birthday celebrations and the
Margha puja day which are the four-fold assembly of the Sangha day.
Pyysiäinen, I. (2003).
Mathers, D., Miller, M. E., &
Smith, D. E. (2015). Religion and
Buddhism, religion, and the
Ando, O. (2013). Self and nonpolitics in Burma. Princeton
concept of ‘God.’. Numen,
self: Continuing the dialogue
University Press.
50(2), 147-171.
between Buddhism and
psychotherapy. Routledge.
Lewis, B. (2014). Mission,
Religion, Religious Studies?
Student Perspectives on
Courses in Buddhism and
Islam at a Jesuit University.
Jesuit Higher Education: A
Journal, 3(2), 21-46.

DAOISM & CONFUCIANISM
WEEK 4
Cosmogony - Origin of the
Universe
Nature of God/Creator
View of Human Nature

According to Taoism, all things originated from Tao, which can be regarded as an impersonal way or
the way. However, as time went by gods were introduced into the picture, and the aspects of heaven and
hell were introduced.
According to Taoism...

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