Classmate Interview Questions

August 1, 2009

August 1, 2009

• Have you ever taken a religion course before? If so, which course? What did you appreciate about the course? What did you not appreciate about the course?
• What religion do you think that you know the most about?
• What religion do you think you know the least about?
• Name three common perceptions of Christians/Christianity.
• Name three common perceptions of Muslims/Islam.
• Name three common perceptions of Buddhists/Buddhism.
• Were you raised religiously? If so, in which tradition were you raised?
• Do you feel or claim any particular religious identity today? If so, please characterize.
• Have you ever attended/participated in a worship service from a tradition other than your own? If so, describe that experience.
• Have you ever practiced meditation? If so, what are your thoughts on this discipline?
• Have you ever practiced yoga? If so, what are your thoughts on this discipline?
• Have you ever fasted for any period of time? If so, what are you thoughts on this discipline?
• What is the use in studying religion?
• In your estimation is there a difference between “religion” and “spirituality”? Explain.
• In your estimation must the President of the United States be a “religious person”? Would it matter if the President professed to practicing something other than Christianity? Explain.
 
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