1. Reflect on the varying understandings of Islam by contemporary Muslims. Considering Muhammad’s leadership and the early development of Islam, to what extent does contemporary Islamic culture adhere to or differ from historic Islam?
2. Identify three key beliefs that the Baha’i religion is founded on and how those beliefs have influenced Baha’i practice and self understanding. Cite supporting information from the topic materials
3. Assess the Three Ways of Hinduism in terms of their ability to provide a sense of meaning, community, and ultimately “salvation.” In your view, are these ways capable of providing a helpful means toward achieving these goals? Explain.
4. Describe three beliefs key beliefs of Jainism and/or Sikhism. How similar are these beliefs to those found in Hinduism?