1. With appropriate examples, differentiate between a “sect” and a “cult” (457f). What types of dangers have cult groups posed in American society?
2. The Mormon Church is an offshoot of Christianity; describes some of its beliefs and practices. Why do you think Mormonism could still be described as Christian or not as Christian? (463)
3. Describe the origin and practices of Santeria as a religious movement based on blending ideas and practices of different religious traditions. (469f)
4. Discuss Neo-Paganism and Deep Ecology, pointing out the role, which nature plays in these new religious movements? (p.477ff)
Answer only three questions.
Length: minimum of a page and a half for each answer – (typing 12 points; 1.5 spaces)
Number your answers.
State the answer on top of your answer
Use paragraphs to organize your points.
Read over your work and make corrections before posting.
Use a cover page with course title and number, your name, as well as Professor’s name.
Staple on the left top.
Submit in class on 05/09 between on 2:50 PM and 3:50 PM
Grading will be based on the following:
Substance/quality: essential points covered