1 Compare and contrast Carl Gustav Jung's theory as to
the origin of religions with William James' theory. How does each of these
psychologists view religion (positively or negatively)? Now analyze how the
insights of Jung or James might illuminate your religious tradition or the
tradition with which you are most familiar. How would Jung or James understand
that tradition? Use specific examples to support your answer (e.g., a specific
belief or ritual).
Question 2. Question
(TCO 8) Identify and describe three paths to God (yogas) in
Hinduism. Make sure you use enough detail to support your answer.
Question 3. Question
(TCO 9) Identify and analyze the Theravada and Mahayana
forms of Buddhism. Include in this answer: a) specific countries where they are
found; b) differing views of the Buddha; and c) differing ideals as to how one
should live one's life. Make sure you use enough detail to support your answer.
Question 4. Question
(TCO 10) Sikhism began as an attempt to unify Hinduism and
Islam. Identify and describe religious concepts that Sikhism took from Hinduism
and those that it accepted from Islam? What elements from Hinduism did Nanak
reject? Then evaluate Sikhism's attempt to unify Hinduism and Islam. What makes
this attempt problematic? Is it more productive or counterproductive to seek
unity between religions by inventing a new religion? Make sure you use enough
detail to support your answer.