Question
Offered Price $35.00

Report on Religious Field Research

Question # 00001641
Subject: Literary Studies
Due on: 09/27/2013
Posted On: 09/26/2013 03:46 PM

Rating:
4.1/5
Expert tutors with experiences and qualities
Posted By
Best Tutors for school students, college students
Questions:
120
Tutorials:
0
Feedback Score:

Purchase it
Report this Question as Inappropriate
Question

Write a 5–7 page paper
(1000–1250 words) about your religious field research into an “unfamiliar”
religious tradition.

You are to pick one (1) of the religions studied
(with which you are not very familiar) and do one of these three (3) things:

  • Attend a religious service, or
  • Visit a religious education center and interview a member of that faith,
    or
  • Attend a “virtual religious service” and complete additional research (for a
    list of services, see Appendix A)

The paper will address the following
points:

  • Discuss any misconceptions you had about the religion you researched.
  • Analyze how your prior understanding about this religion was altered (if at
    all) through your encounter.
  • Discuss whether you believe misconceptions about other people’s religion are
    common and explain why or why not.
  • Recommend at least one (1) step that could be taken to minimize
    misconceptions people have about religions not their own.

Keep the
points to be covered in your paper in mind during your religious field research
to help guide your encounter. The purpose of your field research (whether actual
or virtual) is to test your own assumptions about this religion.

Pay
attention to what is important to people inside the religion, what they do, what
they profess, how they act, what they value, what they talk about, and what they
tell you about their religion. The easiest way to understand what is important
to someone else is let them tell you about their faith, their traditions, and
their religious practices. The most important thing to do is to keep an open
mind and listen. No matter which of the three routes you take for your field
research, you will be looking for the same information.

A note about attending religious services in
person: Please keep in mind that if you choose to attend a religious
service in person, you are a guest and should be as respectful as humanly
possible. While you may be attending the service from the perspective of an
objective (and hopefully inquisitive) observer, most of the other people will be
attending the service as part of their religious practices. Please do the
following before you go:

  • Call the place you wish to attend and ask if it is okay to attend as an
    observer
  • Ask if someone could (or should) act as a host when you attend
  • Ask if anyone would be willing to speak with you after the service to
    explain what happened and to answer a few questions about the basics of the
    religion

The format of the paper is to be as follows:

  • Typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one-inch margins on
    all sides, APA format.
  • In-text citations and a References page following APA Style, even if the
    only source you are using is the textbook. Any other sources must be documented
    using in-text citations and included on the References page.
  • In addition to the five to seven (5-7) pages required, a title page is to be
    included. The title page is to contain the title of the a

Tags research field religious report religious attend religion page service misconceptions field people title paper research mind discu citations services intext observer format explain encounter virtual important references included religions practices attending person using faith

Tutorials for this Question
Available for
$35.00

Report on Religious Field Research

Tutorial # 00001474
Posted On: 09/26/2013 03:47 PM
Posted By:
Best Tutors for school students, college students mac123
Expert tutors with experiences and qualities
Questions:
4711
Tutorials:
6358
Feedback Score:
Report this Tutorial as Inappropriate
Tutorial Preview …on xxxxxxxxx…
Attachments
religious_field_research.docx (30.29 KB)
Preview: these xxxxx at xx mom’s house xx September 22, xxxx This xxxxxxxxx xxx opened xx mind and xxxx clears many xxxxxxxxxxxxxx that x xxxx developed xxxxxxx Buddhism First xxx the major xxxxxxxxxxxxx I xxxx xxxx regard xx Buddhism was xxxxxxxxx to God x believed xxxx xxxx like xxxxxxxxxxxxx Hinduism, Catholicism xxxxxxxx etc Buddhism xxxx believes xx xxxx Supreme xxxxx or God xxx this interview xxxxxx my xxxxxx xxxx Buddhism xxxx not believe xx the existence xx God xx xx an xxxxxxxx Creator They xxxx do not xxxxxxx that xxxxxxx xxx directed xx God Instead xxxx said that xxxx not xxxxxxx xxxxxx rather xxxx believe in xxxxxxx which is xxxxxxxxx from xxx xxx Second xxxxxxxxxxxxx that I xxx was that xxxxxx was x xxxxxx overweight xxx and was x God himself xxxx this xxxxxxxxx xxxxx me x clear vision xxxx Buddha was x man, xxx xxx Shakyamuni xxxxxx was a xxxxxxxx being who xxxxxxxx full xxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxx meditation xxx showed us xxx path of xxxxxxxxx awakening xxx xxxxxxxxxx (Fisher, xxxxx And the xxxxxxxxxx man was x Chinese xxxx xxx resemble xx Buddha I xxx another misconception xxxx majority xx xxx Buddhist xxx bald I xxxxxxxx that shaved xxxx is xxx xx their xxxxxxxxxx but then x came to xxxx that xx xx not xxxxxxxxxx that all xxxxxxxxx must have xxxxxx head xxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxx was xxxx Buddhism is xxxxxx concerned meditation xxx chanting x xxx a xxxxxxx that Buddhist xxxx do meditation xxx chanting xxx xxxxx without xxx meaning and xxx But after xxx interview x xxxx to xxxx that meditation xxx chanting are xxxxxxxx elements xx xxxxx daily xxxxxx and this xxxx consumes less xxxx a xxxx xx their xxxxx life One xx my mother’s xxxxxx had xxx xxxxxxx in xxx home Each xxxxxx contains a xxxxxxx or xxxxxx.....
Purchase this Tutorial @ $35.00 *
* - Additional Paypal / Transaction Handling Fee (3.9% of Tutorial price + $0.30) applicable
Loading...