3 Books Response

1- Discuss your reading of A Beginner’s Guide to the Study of Religion.How does religion function in human experience and as a gateway to transcendence? Give some poignant examples from your reading of this book.

2- Reading Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings

Discuss your reading and experience of this book. What resonates or grates with or against your sensitivities? Do you buy the premises? What movies come close to fulfilling the categories described?

3-Discuss your reading of Authors of the Impossible: The Paranormal and the Sacred . What intrigued you, surprised you, fascinated, or repelled you? Which of the theories, or what aspect of Kripal’s premise resonated with you? This is an opportunity to display the level of seriousness with which you approach academic subjects. Welcome to the university experience.