Midterm Exam-REL223

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Question 1 (4 points)
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What percentage of the world’s population is religious?

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24%

55%

100%

84%

Question 2 (4 points)
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The “secularization thesis” is the idea that, as society becomes more advanced it will also become _______________.

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less religious

anti-religious

violent

more religious

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Americans’ knowledge of religion is shallow and most lack the most basic understanding of their own religious traditions

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True
False
Question 4 (4 points)
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The Church reproves (condemns), as foreign to the mind of Christ, any discrimination against persons or harassment of them because of their race or religion.

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True
False
Question 5 (4 points)
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The empathetic approach to the study of the world religions is encouraged in the Introduction to the course textbook, World Religions in Dialogue.

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True
False
Question 6 (4 points)
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Prothero argues that most Americans have extensive knowledge of religious traditions.

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True
False
Question 7 (4 points)
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Attacks on Sikhs and mosques since 9/11 demonstrate that fear, and ignorance of other religions, can have deadly consequences.

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True
False
Question 8 (4 points)
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Name the religious group with the second greatest number of adherents ______________.

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Muslims
Question 9 (4 points)
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Which of the following best describes the idea of the “chosen people” as described by Rabbi Sacks?

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The term for democratic elections in the State of Israel.

Moses’s choice to stand up to Pharaoh on behalf of Israel.

God’s choice of all people to bless their neighbors.

God’s choice of the Jewish people to be ambassadors that witness about God to humanity.

Question 10 (4 points)
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Which of the following is the name of the ceremonial meal that focuses on the Exodus story?

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Seder

Day of Atonement

Thanksgiving dinner

Yom Kippur

Question 11 (4 points)
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The New Testament begins with the four Gospels.

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True
False
Question 12 (4 points)
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The Old Testament of the Christian Bible is actually based on the Hebrew scriptures of Judaism.

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True
False
Question 13 (4 points)
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The New Testament contains letters to specific Christian communities, many of which were written by the Apostle Paul.

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True
False
Question 14 (4 points)
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According to Largen, “incarnation” means which of the following?

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“en-fleshed”

Sent to earth.

Glorified

Question 15 (4 points)
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According to the CCC, Catholics do not confess three Gods, but one God in three ________.

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persons

gods

deities

Question 16 (4 points)
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Most sociologists today argue that the secularization thesis was proven wrong.

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True
False
Question 17 (4 points)
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Which of the following is the Latin title of the Second Vatican Council’s declaration on the Church’s relationship to non-Christian religions?

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Catholic Catechism

Gaudium et Spes

Nostra Aetate

Question 18 (4 points)
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The Vatican document, Dialogue and Proclamation, claims that dialogue can be understood only in one way.

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True
False
Question 19 (4 points)
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The Vatican document, Nostra Aetate claims which of the following events cannot be charged as a crime against all Jews?

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The death of Moses.

The death of the Buddha.

The death of Christ.

The death of the Prophet Muhammad.

Question 20 (4 points)
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Describe the practice of scriptural reasoning.

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is a practice for inviting participants in Muslim, Jewish, and Christian scriptural traditions to study together
Question 21 (4 points)
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Because of misunderstandings about the 1st Amendment, religious studies are seldom taught in public schools.

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False
Question 22 (4 points)
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Scriptural reasoning is a form of interreligious dialogue that can only be used by experts who are familiar with a particular sacred text.

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False
Question 23 (4 points)
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Which of the following religion has the most adherents?

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Islam

Buddhism

Judaism

Christianity

Question 24 (4 points)
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Which of the following has the second greatest number of adherents?

Question 24 options:

Islam

Buddhism

Judaism

Christianity

Question 25 (4 points)
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Scriptural reasoning is a form of interreligious dialogue that can only be used by experts who are familiar with a particular sacred text.

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True
False

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