ECU RELI 1000 - Final Exam Study Guide (5 pages)

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Study Guide
School:
East Carolina University
Course:
Reli 1000 - Introduction to Religious Studies
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RELI 1000 Exam 4 Study Guide Terminology the body of terms used with a particular technical application in a subject of study Eschatology part of theology concerned with what are believed to be the final events of history or the ultimate destiny of humanity this concept is commonly referred to as the end of the world or end time Salvation deliverance from sin and its consequences believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ Liberation act of setting someone free from imprisonment slavery or oppression Mostly seen in Roman Catholics Brahman In Hinduism is the unchanging reality amidst and beyond the world which cannot be exactly defined It has ben described in Sanskrit as being consciousness bliss and as the highest reality Moksha seen in Indian religions means emancipation liberation or relases It means freedom from the cycle of death and rebirth Nirvana Buddhism religion Can be accomplished through the four noble truths and the eightfold path Suffering ends when the need for desire stops here enters a state of bliss Liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth Samadhi Hinduism meditative absorption obtained by practice of dhyana the mind becomes still one pointed or concentrated while the person remains conscious Buddhism Last of the eight elements in the Eight Fold Path Sunyata meditative state goal is to experience emptiness Paradise Christianity Islam a final state of bliss is conceived as a heavenly afterlife HinduismUnion with the divine Buddhism eternal condition of peace and changelessness Sheol Hebrews believe this to be the underworld of the Old Testament a place of darkness where both righteous and unrighteous go regardless of the moral choices made in life cosmic cycling the cycle of creation reincarnation the soul or spirit after death can begin a new life in a new body transmigration to pass at death from one body or being to another science intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and



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