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REL 133 Week 1 Individual Assignment Elements of Religious Traditions Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that does the following:
o Describes these basic components of religious traditions and their relationship to the sacred:
 What a religious tradition says—its teachings, texts, doctrine, stories, myths, and others
 What a religious tradition does—worship, prayer, pilgrimage, ritual, and so forth
 How a religious tradition organizes—leadership, relationships among members, and so forth
o Identifies key critical issues in the study of religion.
o Includes specific examples from the various religious traditions described in the Week One readings that honor the sacred—such as rituals of the Igbo to mark life events, the vision quest as a common ritual in many Native American societies, or the influence of the shaman as a leader. You may also include examples from your own religious tradition or another religious tradition with which you are familiar.
 Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
REL 133 Week 1 DQS
DQ 1
What role does human experience play in the development of religious belief?
DQ 2
If my belief system is very different then your belief system, how would you find common ground in order to engage in civil discourse?
REL 133 Week 2 Individual Assignment Four Yogic Paths and Jainism Worksheet
Submit Four Yogic Paths and Jainism Worksheet
REL 133 Week 2 DQS
DQ 1
What are the sacred scriptures/books of Hinduism?
DQ 2
What is the law of karma, and how does it affect the Hindu view of the human person?
REL 133 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Buddhism worksheet
Learning Team Assignment Buddhism worksheet
REL 133 Week 3 DQS
DQ 1
Can you identify Buddhism as a religion? Why or why not? How does it contrast with other traditional religions?
DQ 2
How have the Buddha’s life and teachings influenced the various forms and expressions of Buddhism?
REL 133 Week 4 Individual Assignment Eastern Religion Elements Matrix
Individual Assignment Eastern Religion Elements Matrix
REL 133 Week 4 DQS
DQ 1
What is the importance of tradition for Confucius?
DQ 2
What are the central teachings of Confucius?
REL 133 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Eastern Religions Final
Each learning team will complete a paper and presentation about the impact of a contemporary expression of an Eastern religious tradition on a particular society. The following is a list of questions to consider:
a. What role do Eastern religious traditions play in modern medicine?
b. What impact has Hinduism had on modern India’s society?
c. How is the practice of Buddhism expressed in the United States?
d. What is the state and practice of ancient Chinese religious traditions in Communist China?
The paper and presentation should focus on how the societal views of spirituality and religion have been influenced and how social and political life has been impacted by the selected Eastern religious tradition. Then compare and contrast the selected religion to at least one other studied in this course.
The paper should consist of 2,100 to 2,450 words. The project must include at least five references in addition to the textbook.

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