Text: Partridge, Christopher. Introduction to World Religions. Second Edition: 2013
PLEASE ANSWER EACH QUESTION IN CLEAR COHERENT PROSE IN A WORD DOCUMENT, BE SURE TO CITE ANY SOURCES YOU ARE PARAPHRASING OR DIRECTLY QUOTING.PLAGIARISM IS NOT ALLOWED. YOU MAY CITE ANY SECTION OF THE TEXTBOOK FOR YOUR EXAMPLES [WHICH THEREBY EXCLUDES PARTS 7, 8, AND 13.]
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I.For each of the following terms, give a definition of the term as it used in the study of religion and culture AND give two examples from the traditions in our textbook, Introduction to World Religions, Second Edition.
II. Explain each of the following approaches to the study of religion and culture.You may quote your textbook and the critical theory handout “Three Approaches to the Study of Religion” by Cecile Labord to support this:
a)the essentialist approach
c)Analyze both of the following Sample passages.For each passage, identify whether the approach is essentialist or critical theory.Give a specific example from each sample text to support your analysis.You may quote your textbook and critical theory handout to support this:
III. Based on class lectures and our textbook, how would you explain the academic discipline of â€œReligion and Cultureâ€ to someone not involved in it?What do we talk about when we talk about religion?Please give at least two specific examples to support.
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