Eth/125 Mid Term

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Term | Definition | Ethnic group | A group of people who identify with each other by way of language, heritage, culture, and religion. | Anti-Semitism | Suspicion of, hatred toward, or discriminating against the Jewish community. | Islamophobia | Describes prejudice against, hatred or irrational fear of Islam or Muslims. | Xenophobia | An unreasonable fear of foreigners or strangers or of that which is foreign or strange. | Persecution | The systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another group. | Religious group | A subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity. |

Part II

Select at least 1 religious and 1 ethnic group not your own from the list below.

* Religious groups (based on http://religions.pewforum.org/pdf/affiliations-all-traditions.pdf)

* Christianity

* Evangelical Protestant * Mainline Protestant * Historically Black Churches * Roman Catholic * Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) * Jehovah’s Witnesses * Orthodox (Greek, Eastern)

* Judaism (Orthodox, Conservative, or Reform) * Buddhism (Theravada or Mahayana) * Islam (Sunni, Shia, Sufism) * Hinduism

* Ethnic groups (based on divisions in U.S. Census Bureau documents)

* Asian (Asian descent) * Black (African descent) * Hispanic and Latino (South or Central American descent) * Pacific Islander (Polynesian descent) * White (European descent) * * Part III *
Answer the following questions in 150 to 250 words each about the religious group you selected:

* How does your selected religious group differ from other religious groups (such as in their beliefs, worship practices, or values)?

Hinduism is a very complex type of religion it consist of Srauta, Vaishnavism and Shaivism among many other tradition all combined…...

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