Rel 152 Fall 1998 Quiz #5 makeup 11/19/98Name:______________________

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 explanation.

1. Review and critique the emergence of militarism in the Sikh traditions. To what extent are these developments consistent with the teachings of Nanak? How have they impacted the social and political realities of the Sikh communities in modern India?

2. Contrast the role of the bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism with the idea the boddhisattva in Theravada Buddhist traditions. Who is Maitreya? Is he the same in both traditions?