Project #35437 - Divine Roles Across Cultures Matrix

Divine Roles Across Cultures Matrix

References:

·         Matrix is listed below

·         World Mythology by Donna Rosenberg, Chapters “Demeter and Persphone” and “ The children of the Sun”

·         Myth & Knowing, Introduction to World Mythology by S. leonard and M. McClure, Chapter 3 and 4

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Divine Roles Across Cultures.

Select one common divine role that recurs in world mythology.

Possible options of divine roles include the following: father or mother divinities, divinities of war, home or hearth divinities, divinities of love, divinities of wisdom, divinities of medicine or health, divinities of the wind, divinities of agriculture, divinities of the sky, ruler of all the gods, and so on.

Identify the role in the title of your matrix.

Select two myths, each from a different culture, in which the divine role appears. Identify the divinity names and cultures in columns A and B. 

Please - no references to the Bible in general, the "Christian" God, Jesus Christ, Heaven, Hell, or other Christian and/or Biblical references.  Most people who choose one of these topics do so because of their own personal beliefs.  Consequently, they often struggle with separating their beliefs from the topic in order to analyze the topic.  They tend to use their beliefs as evidence as well which does not present a convincing and appropriate argument.


Complete
 the matrix by answering each of the five questions for both selected divinities.


Summary
: Write a 150- to 350-word short essay addressing the following: Why do so many cultures have divinities in similar roles?

Format your paper according to APA standards and requirements.

Write matrix and paper in the third person.

Format your citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

MATRIX:

Divine Roles Across Cultures

 

Part I

 

Select one common divine role that recurs in world mythology.

 

Possible options of divine roles include the following: father or mother divinities, divinities of war, home or hearth divinities, divinities of love, divinities of wisdom, divinities of medicine or health, divinities of the wind, divinities of agriculture, divinities of the sky, ruler of all the gods, and so on.

 

Identify the role in the title of your table.

 

Select two myths, each from a different culture, in which the divine role appears. Identify the divinity names and cultures in columns A and B. 

 

Complete the table by answering each of the five questions for both selected divinities.

 

Title:

Column A

Divinity Name:  

Culture of Origin:

Column B

Divinity Name:

Culture of Origin:

1.       How is this divinity portrayed? Describe the divinity’s role within the myth.

 

 

2.       Is the divinity male or female? What function does this gender play?

 

 

3.       What are the divinity’s attributes, such as divine powers or characteristics? What objects does the divinity possess, such as a weapon or animal, that assist him or her?

 

 

4.       Within the myth of origin, how does this divinity compare with other divinities? How does this divinity interact with or compare to divinities of the same gender and to divinities of the opposite gender?

 

 

5.     Identify one character from contemporary culture that shares characteristics of each divinity and explain why you chose each character. What real-life ideals does this divine role represent? How attainable are these ideals?

 

 

 

Part II

 

Write a 150- to 350-word short essay addressing the following: Why do so many cultures have divinities in similar roles?

 

 

 

 

References

 

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