Quiz Yourself: Religious Practices True/False

What if GOD was one of US?

Are these Religious practices actually a thing?

Instructions: Read the statement regarding a religious practice & decide if you believe it is a REAL or FAKE!

Religious Practice #1 – A recently widowed woman either voluntarily or by use of force or coercion commits suicide as a result of her husband’s death. The best known form of this practice is when a woman burns to death on her husband’s funeral pyre!

Food for ThoughtFrom a feminist approach, how does this religious practice support the feminist argument of religions being patriarchal?

REAL OR FAKE

Religious Practice #2 – The practice of evicting demons or other evil spiritual entities from a person or place which they are believed to have possessed (taken control of).

REAL OR FAKE

Religious Practice #3 – Practice performed by grasping a live chicken by the shoulder blades and moving around one’s head three times, symbolically transferring one’s sins to the chicken. The chicken is then slaughtered and donated to the poor.

REAL OR FAKE

Religious Practice #4 – Most of this religions practices & worship of their Lord involve fire. This can range from simple bonfires, to some extreme cases advocating the sacrifice of nonbelievers by immolation.

REAL OR FAKE

 

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ANSWERS

Religious Practice #1 – REAL: Hindu Practice of Sati

https://kashgar.com.au/blogs/history/the-practice-of-sati-widow-burning

Religious Practice #2 – REAL: Catholic Practice of Exorcism

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05709a.htm

Religious Practice #3 – REAL: Jewish Practice of Kaparot

http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/989585/jewish/Kaparot.htm

Religious Practice #4 – FAKE: R’hllor “Lord of Light” From the HIT TV show Game of Thrones

http://gameofthrones.wikia.com/wiki/Lord_of_Light

 

Kofi Agyemang                                                                                                                        03/12/18

 

 

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