I need some help gathering some ideas on how to start. What do they mean when they ask for relationship with sacred time and space?
Explains how religious traditions describe and encourage the following relationships:
Relationship with the divine
Relationship with sacred time
Relationship with sacred space or the natural world
Relationship with each other
o Identifies key critical issues in the study of religion.
o Includes specific examples from the various religious traditions described in the Week One readings such as a belief in one God or many gods and goddesses, church on Sunday, holy mountains, or the Quakers calling each other friends. You may also include examples from your own religious tradition or another religious tradition with which you are familiar.
There is a progression of thought posed by this assignment to help you think through this relationship. All religious traditions imply a relationship with something that organizes and informs whole societies, groups and individuals. It will help you to keep in mind the purpose of religion for mankind in general. As you write, answering the points given in order, you will gain a greater understanding of both the concept of sacred time and space, and how mankind embraces that concept.
Pick one religious tradition in particular to make each point. I recommend highlighting at least three different traditions in the whole of ...