1- Access the “Buddhism and Hinduism Beliefs Systems Chart.” Complete the chart and post to the Discussion Forum as an attachment. State the most surprising findings about Buddhism and Hinduism you discovered and why it is surprising. Access at least three other classmates’ charts and comment on their findings.
2- After reading “The Appeal to Americans of Hinduism and Buddhism” on pages 281 – 282 of Religion in America, how do you respond to the reasons given for interest in Asian religions?
Revise your Topic 5 essay outline from instructor feedback.
Create an essay of 1,000-1,250 words on American-born religions. Choose one American-born religion to analyze. Include the following:
1. Provide a sociohistorical analysis of that religion.
2. Use the sociology of religion paradigm to analyze the American-born religion.
3. Summarize that religion’s impact on American society. (Comp. 3.6)
4. Describe whether or not the religion reflects a Christian worldview. Explain why.
Provide an Annotated Bibliography containing four to six scholarly sources to support your analysis.