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THEO 424 - Christianity and World Religions: General keyword examples

A guide that serves as a brief introduction to several world religions. It is intended to whet your appetite for further study and to help you understand the religious beliefs of others in today's global society.

Broad topics

Miracles

Resurrection or impending return?

Conversion

Anointing

Poverty

Martyrs

Laying down his ife

Altruism

Jesus and Divinity

Anti-sex?  Chastity; Virginity.

Imperial Religion

Meditation and devotion

Problem of evil – Theodicy

Assent

Redemption

Salvation

Cosmic Justice

Karma

Reincarnation

Avatars

Revelation

 

 

General Keyword Examples

Broader keywords: By religion; by country or geographical area; comparative religion; ethics, life changes: death customs, initiation rites, funeral rites, views of God, views of salvation and afterlife

 

Christianity and other religions -- Hinduism 

Hinduism -- Relations -- Christianity 

Manners and customs 

Ethics 

Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity 

Christianity and other religions -- Buddhism 

Religious pluralism -- India 

Religious pluralism -- Hinduism 

Religious pluralism -- South Asia 

Nationalism -- Religious aspects

India -- Religion

India -- Religion -- 20th century 

Christianity and international affairs 

Christianity and culture 

Religious pluralism -- Christianity 

Christianity -- 20th century 

Civil Religion—India

Missions -- South Asia 

Evangelistic work -- South Asia 

Christianity and culture -- South Asia 

Christianity and other religions -- Asian 

Religious pluralism -- South Asia -- Catholic Church 

 Catholic Church -- Missions 

Christianity and other religions 

Christianity and other religions -- Hinduism 

Hinduism -- Relations -- Christianity 

Jesus Christ -- Person and offices 

Jesus Christ -- Hindu interpretations 

Jesus Christ -- Buddhist interpretations 

Multifaith, multi-faith

Christianity and world religions

Self

Analysis

Approach

Issue

Dialogue

Spiritual life

Meditation

Education 

Interior

Grace

Kingdom

Heaven

Perspectives

Response, eg Christian response

Jesus in the Qur'an

Deity

Conceptions

Religious practice

Religious tradition

Myth

Historical Buddha / Historical Jesus

Teaching

Redemption

Forms of Buddhist thought, eg Theravada; zen, Mahayana

Peace

Spirituality

 Buddhism in South-east Asia

Complementary

Wisdom

Love

Theology

Witness

Morality

Women’s role

Gender

Interpretation

 God (Christianity) 

Prophets

Non-Christian

Mysticism

Universality

Introduction

Background

Argument

Positions

Relationship

Perspective

Teachings

Practices

Contradiction

Life

Works

Monasticism

Eastern / western

Message

Immanence

Transcendence

Understanding

Writings

Sacrifice

Knowledge

Action

Devlotion

Compassion

Tibetan Buddhism

Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity

Christianity and other religions -- Judaism 

Judaism (Christian theology)

Israel (Christian theology)

Palestine in Christianity

Jewish-Arab relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

Meditation -- Zen Buddhism 

Meditation -- Catholic Church 

Zen Buddhism -- Relations -- Catholic Church 

Catholic Church -- Relations -- Zen Buddhism 

Religions -- Relations 

Religious pluralism 

Interfaith

Native Americans by tribes:

Oglala Indians -- Religion

Dakota Indians -- Religion 

Oglala Indians -- Rites and ceremonies 

Oglala philosophy 

Sun dance 

(islam or judaism) and (charity or zakat or zedekah)

buddhism and (afterlife or nirvana)

(hindu* or jain*) and nonviolence