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Seven Dimensions of Religion
Understanding a human
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The Seven by Ninian Smart
Practical and Ritual Dimension
Experiential and Emotional
Narrative or Mythic Dimension
Doctrinal and Philosophical Dimension
Ethical and Legal Dimension
Social and Institutional Dimension
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Practical and Ritual
Practices such as
­ Worship, Praying,
Regular Gatherings,
Rites of Passage
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Experiential and Emotional
People react when they
have encountered
something which they
believe is very profound.
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Narrative or Mythic
Stories which explain
and inspire.
­ One such story is the
Hopi tradition of how
peaches became sweet
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Doctrinal and Philosophical
Provides rational for
many of the practices
and ideas of the
­ Trinity
­ Bodhisattva…read more

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