Midterm Essay Exam

 Choose one of the following topics and submit your response.Length: 500-750 words, double spaced, 12 font.Note: Do not use external sources for this essay. The book chapter and its corresponding power point presentation should be sufficient.

  1. Make a comparison between Native American religions and African religions emphasizing on their:
    1. cosmology
    2. ceremonies
    3. mythology
    4. relations with animals and nature
    5. contemporary expressions
  2. How different is Buddhism and Hinduism from Jainism? What, according to the Buddha, is the human problem and how can humans overcome this problem?