Theory of Religion by C. Geertz

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The concept of 'Usog' refers to an illness that affects babies who have been greeted by a stranger.

True

In Filipino culture, 'Lihi' is a term used to describe the intense craving for something or someone during pregnancy.

True

The use of massage to assist a pregnant mother during childbirth is known as 'Hilot'.

True

'Bangungot' is a psychological disorder unique to the Philippines.

False

'Kulam' involves the use of voodoo by a mambabarang to cast spells on people.

True

Explore the definitions of religion by C. Geertz, focusing on religion as a system of symbols that establish moods and motivations through conceptions of existence. Learn about Filipino cosmogonic myths and their beliefs in supreme gods or spirits.

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