Understanding religion | Social Science homework help

Option 2: Etic and Emic Views

In an essay, address the following:

Explain how the etic and emic perspectives describe your own religion or a religion with which you are familiar.

In etic, explain how an objective researcher would describe the religion including specific elements. In emic, explain how a practicing member would see the same reality.

Quote an “authoritative religious leader” from this religion as part of your emic paragraph, in addition to your scholarly source. (E.g., Buddhism-Dali Lama; Catholicism-Pope)

How does understanding this add to your understanding of your chosen religion?

What does it add to your approach to patient care?