Hum 1055: Approach To Studying Religions

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Weekly Reflection Unit 2
HUM 1055- Approach to Studying Religions
Professor William Frantz
Capella University
October 23, 2017
Brittany Montes

THE CONCEPT OF SACRED REALITY The concept of sacred reality, “We recognize a notion of sacred reality wherever a group of people describes a particular phenomenon as a manifestation of the real in terms that indicate something (1) specially distinctive or “set apart” from everything else in the world, (2) to some extent, beyond the volitional control of human beings, (3) specially prominent with respect to human welfare, and (4) properly determinative of various aspects of human existence. In what follows, we illustrate each of these characteristics of sacred reality.” (Cunningham,

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