ESO-15

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 July 2017 and January 2018

Section – I

Answer the following in about 500 words each.

  1. Explain the intellectualist theories of religion.
  2. What is secularism? Discuss its various elements.

Section – II

Answer the following in about 250 words each.

  1. Compare and contrast between Bhakti and Sufism.
  2. Discuss the social significance of pilgrimages.
  3. Explain the concept of Protestantism in the light of economic development.
  4. Examine the nexus between religion and politics of the state.

Section – III

Answer the following in about 100 words each.

  1. Discuss the functions of shaman.
  2. Define civil religion.

July 2016 and January 2017

Section – I

Answer the following in about 500 words each.

  1. Compare and contrast Bhaktism with Sufism.
  2. Discuss religious pluralism in India.

Section – II

Answer the following in about 250 words each.

  1. Evaluate the social significance of pilgrimages.
  2. Outline the features of fundamentalism.
  3. Discuss religion and the economic order.
  4. Distinguish between sects, cults and denominations.

Section – III

Answer the following in about 100 words each.

  1. Describe “mukunda”.
  2. Outline the concept of civil religion.

July 2015 and January 2016

Section – I

Answer the following in about 500 words each.

  1. Outline the characterises of tribal religion with the help of case studies.
  2. Describe religions pluralism with the help of various religions present in India.

Section – II

Answer the following in about 250 words each.

  1. Differentiate between sects, cults and denominations.
  2. Discuss the meaning of fundamentalism.
  3. Describe comparative sociological theories of religion.
  4. Discuss religion and the economic order.

Section – III

Answer the following in about 100 words each.

  1. Elucidate the concept of civil religion.
  2. Describe what is “Mukunda”.

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