Understanding Religions and Indigenous Sacred Ways
“Understanding Religions and Indigenous Sacred Ways” Please respond to the following:
1. Summarize in you own words the friction that has existed between religion and science (pg 20 and following). What questions do both religion and science seek to answer? What approach does science take in answering these questions, how does religion respond to these questions?
2. Why is it important to study Indigenous Religions that date back many centuries ago? How can this study assist us in understanding the nature of religion in the 21st century
3. Define religion, and discuss why it is useful in society. Explain why it is important for you personally to understand the beliefs of other religious groups.