SOC 412 GCU Week 8 Complete Work
SOC 412 Topic 8 DQ 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.
SOC 412 Topic 8 DQ 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?
SOC 412 Topic 8 Benchmark Assignment American-Born 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:
- Provide a sociohistorical analysis of that religion.
- Use the sociology of religion paradigm to analyze the American-born religion.
- Summarize that religion’s impact on American society. (Comp. 3.6)
- 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.
Refer to the resource, “Preparing Annotated Bibliographies,” located in the Student Success Center, for additional guidance on completing this assignment in the appropriate style, referring to the indicative annotation protocol.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
This assignment assesses Programmatic competency 3.6: Analyze the role of religion and its effect on society. (MC3)
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