Achievement Motivation : As used in the psychology of religion, it is the role of religion in shaping value orientations and motivation to succeed in work. The classic example is the " Protestant ethic ," where hard work and economic success is viewed as a sign of salvation Weber For Jews, the history of Talmudic learning reinforces both the value of learning and critical thinking, making Jews one of the highest educated and financially successful religious groups in the United States Hood, Hill and Spika Adherent : 1 A person who identifies with some religious tradition.
Religion in India
Religion - Wikipedia
Foundational and thematic approaches in the academic study of religion applied across global religious systems. Enroll Info: None. Requisites: None. Repeatable for Credit: No. Last Taught: Spring An introduction to the study of religion through the lens of health and health through the lens of religion employing approaches from the humanities and social sciences in conversation with health-related disciplines. It asks questions such as, How do religious peoples understand and live in sickness and health?
Religious Studies (RELIG ST)
Religion is a social - cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals , beliefs , worldviews , texts , sanctified places , prophecies , ethics , or organizations , that relates humanity to supernatural , transcendental , and spiritual elements;  however, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from the divine ,  sacred things ,  faith ,  a supernatural being or supernatural beings  or "some sort of ultimacy and transcendence that will provide norms and power for the rest of life". Religions have sacred histories and narratives , which may be preserved in sacred scriptures, and symbols and holy places , that aim mostly to give a meaning to life. Religions may contain symbolic stories, which are sometimes said by followers to be true, that may also attempt to explain the origin of life , the universe , and other phenomena.
Religion in India Census . Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The preamble of the Indian constitution states that India is a secular state , although there were pleas going on Supreme court of India to remove the words secular and socialist from the Preamble to the Constitution of India.