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Religion

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  1. Religion A. Define – System of beliefs and practices through which people seek mental and physical harmony with the powers of the universe and through which they attempt to influence and accommodate the forces of nature, life, death

  2. Types 1. Ethnic – 24% animism, Hinduism, Judaism 2. Universalizing – 62% Christianity, Islam, Buddhism

  3. World Distribution of Religions Fig. 6-1: World religions by continent.

  4. Ethic • Animism • B. Hinduism • Origin – Indus or Ganges River • 1500 BC (Rig Veda), 500 BC Hindu • Diffusion • 3. Beliefs – caste system

  5. C. Judaism 1. Origin – Iraq and Israel, 2000 B.C. 2. Diffusion 3. Distribution D. Syncretism – cargo cult

  6. III. Universalizing A. Christianity- 33% 1. Origin – Israel, 2,000 years ago 2. Branches - Roman Catholic, Protestant, E. Orthodox

  7. 3. Diffusion

  8. 4. Christian Branches in the U.S. Fig. 6-3: Distribution of Christians in the U.S. Shaded areas are counties with more than 50% of church membership concentrated in Roman Catholicism or one of the Protestant denominations.

  9. B. Islam - 20% 1. Origin - Saudi Arabia (Mecca, Medina) 7th cent A.D. 2. Diffusion 3. Beliefs - 5 Pillars 4. Sects - Sunni , Shiite/Shia

  10. Buddhism (6%) • 1. Origin – Ganges, 6th century A.D. • Diffusion • Beliefs - 4 noble truths

  11. IV. Religious landscapes • A. Holy Places • Natural features • 2. Man-made

  12. B. Sacred architecture 1. Christian church

  13. 2. Muslim Mosque Mihrab and minbar

  14. 3. Hindu temple

  15. 4. Buddhist temple

  16. Christian - Lourdes • C. Pilgrimage • 1. Destination • 2. Why go • 3. Impact- • Examples • Esquipulas – Black Christ • Islam hajj - Mecca (Makka) • Hindus – Ganges • Lourdes webcam

  17. Makkah during the Haj Pilgrimage Virtual haj The Ka’ba stands at the center of the Great Mosque (al-Haran al Sharif) in Makkah.

  18. Landscapes of the dead • 1. Environmental issues • Burial • 3. Non-burial

  19. Christian grave markers - US

  20. V. Toponyms (place names)