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henotheism: worship of one god without denying the existence of other deities.

heresy: beliefs or practices judged by authorities to be against orthodoxy.

hermeneutics: interpretation.

hierophany: appearance of the sacred; broader than theophany (appearance of a god); used by Eliade for his emphasis on manifestations of the sacred as distinct from the profane.

Hinduism: constellation of beliefs and practices that include acceptance of the scriptural authority of the Vedas and the class/caste system; religion of the majority of the populace in South Asia.

humanism: humans can resolve their problems, build societies, and establish values and morals without reference to god.

humanities: disciplines concerned with the self-expression of human beings; typically includes language and literature, history, philosophy, and the arts.

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TO THE STUDY

AND TEACHING OF RELIGION

  1. (C)Hillary Rodrigues and John S. Harding 2008; Courtesy Routledge

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