God Is Red: A Native View of Religion - Study Guide Chapters 5-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter five is titled "The Problem of Creation." There are many differences between Christianity and Indian tribal religions. One of the most notable is the idea of creation. Christianity puts a great deal of focus on creation and what it means to the religion. Indian tribal religions prefer to think of creation as the environment as it presents itself in a specific place. These beliefs go back to the concept of space and time and the chronology of events.

Christianity and Indian tribal religions agree that there is a significant role in a creator. That may be the only commonality between the two religions. Christians tend to see creation as the beginning of time and the unfolding of a divine plan, which will eventually and in destruction and judgment. In the Christian religion creation also indicates the point at which Adam enters the...

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