Some Issues and Ideas raised in ISSI402

the relationship between myth and religion

the relationship between human and divine

forms of prayer

purposes of prayer

polytheism and monotheism

forms of sacrifice

purposes of sacrifice


divine epiphanies

the origins of religion

the religious calendar

forms of worships

ethics and religion

free will

sacred places

the gender of god

religion and politics

religion and poetry

the personal needs satisfied by religion

mystery religions and Christianity

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