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HUM 130 Week 1 Vocabulary Quiz
| Define these terms in your own words.
| Immanent is what we can experience in the world we live in.
| 2. Religion
| Is the belief in a god, gods, the divine or the supernatural, and that these forces dictate the events of our existence.
| 3. Theistic
| These are religions that are based on the belief that one can have a relationship with a divine being.
| 4. Monotheistic
| Monotheistic is when one worships an believes that there is only one divine being
| 5. Profane
| Profane is used to describe the regular everyday occurrences of life, which seem unimportant.
| 6. Polytheistic
| Is the belief that there is more than one god or divine beings or things.
| 7. Monistic
| Is the belief that everything in created in the consciousness, and consciousness comes before everything else.
| 8. Dogma
| Notheistic is the belief that things are the way they are and that no divine being created the here and now.
| 10. Transcendent
| Transcendent is believing that things are present outside our material world, such as having faith that there is a god.
| 11. Incarnations
| Incarnations are believed to happen when something normally unseen such as a divine being show itself through a visual and material form.
| 12. Kensho
| Kensho is a name for an awakening or enlightenment. It is a realization of one’s religious or spiritual beliefs.
| 13. Atheism
| This is the belief that there are no creators and that we are here because or scientifically explainable methods.
| 14. Agnosticism
| Is basically the belief that if there is a divine being we would be unable to comprehend it or that one is simply unsure of whether they believe in the divine or not.
| 15. Rituals
| These are worship methods that are repeated over and over again rather than spontaneously.
| 16. Symbols
| Material or worldly images that are used to represent things that are divine.
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