Rel 152 Fall 1998 Quiz #4 makeup
Respond to the following essay questions. Be succinct --
information is much more important than volume. This is due at
the beginning of class on Mon., Nov. 30. Remember to attach a
copy of your valid excuse for missing the quiz, or an approved
1. Who was Nataputta Vardhamana? Briefly describe his journey
toward enlightenment. What are some of the aspects of his behavior that
set him apart from other wandering ascetics of his age?
2. Describe the basic beliefs of Islam. Why has Islam
often been at odds with Hinduism during the periods when Muslims ruled
in India? Have Muslims fared better under Hindu rule than Hindus did
under Muslim rule? Explain.