Essay on Hum 105 Divine Roles Group

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Divine Roles Accross Culture

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HUM/105 World Mythology

So many cultures have divinities in similar roles because events have identified different experiences with similar results. As humans we thrive on the need to believe, so rely heavily on hope and faith. Divinities enforce a sense of beauty and positivity that allows one to go beyond good versus evil. There is an overlap between roles because they are often identified by powers and forces granted to mortal individuals. For example, most supernatural powers are associated with storms and thunder being extended to other spirit beings to wash away negativity and make an example of their enemies.

In most faiths, demons are
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|Is the divinity male or female? What |The divinity is male. His role was to|Is a female divinity. The gender |
|function does this gender play? |provide protection to the altars, |portrays the holy sometimes as a |
| |Protect the palaces of the |“Holy Divinity” with robes or |
| |rulers and |sometimes imitating the Virgen de la |
| |each household |Guadalupe. |
| |People. | |
|Within the myth of origin, how does |As the obstacle remover and the son of other two deities which he was |
|this divinity compare with other |killed and decapitated, their fathers found different parts of other |
|divinities? How does this divinity |beings and part elephant is the lord of beginnings comparing to la Santa |
|interact with or compare to divinities |Muerta that is the ender of things and the last stop before eternity for |
|of the same gender and to divinities of|human