PSY-362 Social Psychology and Cultural Applications
Topic 7-Belief System Worksheet
Directions: Fill in information for each belief system listed. You may need to conduct outside research to access information, make sure your information is accurate and scholarly based (no Wikipedia). Use APA formatted in-text citations for information found; list all reference at the bottom of the chart.
|Belief Systems||Symbols used in/for worship (i.e., statues, talisman)||Principles of the Religion||How do they worship? (include specific faith-based text, i.e., Bible, Koran)||Religious practices/customs||History of the religion (i.e., Where did it begin? Who began it? Why? Changes or factions of religion?)|
|Latter Day Saints|
Reflecting on the Belief System worksheet, in 250-500 words, do the following:
1. Prior to completing the chart, what assumptions existed regarding any of the belief systems listed? Describe how your perception of those belief systems has changed.
2. Have you ever been prejudged or discriminated against because of an assumption about your belief system? Briefly reflect on your feelings around those actions. If you feel you have not ever been prejudged or discriminated against because of your belief system, why do you think that is?
Use one to two resources to support your reflection.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide