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  • Religion
    This is a question that can never be answered with certainty, at least not while we are alive on Earth. It is generally impossible to prove that any religion is right or wrong. Of course, we can...

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    The prophet Ezekiel did not experience captivity in the sense that we often think of it—that is, being kept in prison—but was taken into exile when the Babylonians attacked and defeated Judah...

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    Jews have typically been seen as members of a nation (or race or ethnic group) rather than as members of a religion because, at least in Europe, most Jews tended to share more or less the same...

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    Islamic tourism is different than mainstream tourism in many ways. Islamic tourism or halal tourism is geared toward respecting the religious principles of Muslim travelers. For Muslims, their...

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    There is no way for us to prove whether God exists. There has not been, in modern times, any evidence of God’s existence that everyone or nearly everyone can accept. Conversely, it will never...

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    Unfortunately, authorship of the Gospel of Matthew remains a mystery. Traditionally, it is believed to have been written by one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, by the name of Matthew (or...

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    Whatever your image of God may be, you know He isn’t deaf to our pleas. Even if you do not feel as though he is answering you the way you would like, the act of talking to Him is in itself...

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    There are many similarities between the Georgia Constitution and the U.S. Constitution. Both provide definitions of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the respective governments....

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  • Religion
    There is certainly a possibility that an individual could believe in or see the merits of both Buddhism and Christianity. Many East Asian nations are historically Buddhist, and members of the...

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  • Religion
    The meaning of this passage depends on the grammatical structure of the Hebrew text, which is not always precisely reflected in English translation. The most probable sense of the phrase is that in...

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  • Religion
    The short answer is yes, but in order to fully answer your question, we’ll need to dig into both the history of the Book of Exodus as well the history of Judaism. First, we’ll try to determine...

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    The brief answer here is that this question is based on false premises. The question assumes two conditions which are not (or are not necessarily) true. Therefore, there is no way to answer the...

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  • Religion
    Morals are sets of principles that guide human actions for the purpose of attaining a goal that can be said to be good or beneficial. The deepest morals cover the most basic topics such as a right...

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    Formally, Zoroastrians dispose of their dead in the Towers of Silence for religious reasons. They believe that the dead body is unclean and to bury it would pollute the earth. Similarly, cremation...

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  • Religion
    In my mind, Gandhi's quote specifically warns of the dangers of a life without moral conviction. The underlying idea of Gandhi's quote is the need to live a life with conviction in one's beliefs....

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  • Religion
    According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, the Enlightenment was "characterized by dramatic revolutions in science, philosophy, society and politics; these revolutions swept away the...

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    Unfortunately for many theologians, historians, and artists alike, we don't have many descriptions of what Jesus of Nazareth looked like. The descriptions we do have (in Scripture) are quite vague...

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  • Religion
    Absolutely not! Indeed, it's not clear that even within a civilization there was anything like a consensus on the nature of the gods.Still, there are certain patterns we tend to find, and some...

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  • Religion
    This can be a tricky question, as most of the world's major religions have a variety of denominations with differing traditions and beliefs. To speak most generally, the Abrahamic religions...

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  • Religion
    You question asks about religious controversy and its potential causes. Considering the examples you've cited, I'd say that religious controversy is tied mostly to people's personal...

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  • Religion
    The word "Christian" means "little Christ," and is attributable to any religion or denomination that considers itself to be following Jesus Christ or his teachings. Since Catholicism falls into the...

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    The Deuteronomistic history is told in the following books of the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Jeremiah. Biblical scholar Martin Noth came up with the name...

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  • Religion
    First of all, not all religious people are against contraception. That said, many devout Catholics, Orthodox Jews and conservative Muslims are usually against contraception for two main reasons....

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  • Religion
    Prayer is one of the Five Pillars (or important traditions) of faith in Islam. Muslim people are required to pray five times a day, but there are exceptions for people who are ill, disabled, or in...

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    Unfortunately, we are never given the name of the man who lets Jesus use his home for one of the most important meals in all of history. We know, from the accounts in Matthew, Mark, and Luke, that...

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  • Religion
    Theseus is one of most famous Greek mythological heroes whose exploits and adventures have inspired countless stories and legends. In a majority of these myths, Theseus offers hope, redemption and...

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    I would assume the question refers to the three Abrahamic religions that were founded in the Middle East: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each of these three religions spread in different ways....

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  • Religion
    This is a huge question (some 2000 years of history), but I will attempt to provide a very brief outline of Catholic history. I stress that this should be considered a starting point to...

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  • Religion
    The authorship of the gospels is tricky, as they were all initially anonymous before later tradition ascribed authors to them. The Gospel of Mark is, originally, anonymous. We attach Mark to this...

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  • Religion
    Freedom means different things in different religious traditions. In Christianity, freedom is considered the opposite of bondage. The Christian notion of freedom is tied to righteousness or...

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  • Religion
    Martin Luther played a pivotal role in sparking the Protestant Reformation. Luther, a monk, differed with the Roman Catholic Church on the nature of salvation. The Church emphasized the corporate...

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  • Religion
    A good counselor doesn't explain a lot or offer a lot of solutions. Instead, she helps a person work through their own problems and come to their own conclusions. The client is the one engaged in...

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    In Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist, magic symbolizes possibilities and personal power. In particular, magic represents power that is beyond the constraints of society, power that taps into one's...

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  • Religion
    The prefix syn- means "same." "Optic" refers to seeing; therefore, the "synoptic" gospels see the same things. Many of the events related in Matthew, Mark, and Luke are the same, while the Gospel...

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  • Religion
    Emile Durkheim's theory of religion posits that religion is a concrete personified symbol of the society (or social group) itself. According to this theory, the godhead, deities, spirits, or other...

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  • Religion
    The answer to your question depends almost entirely on which religion you are talking about! In Christianity, especially in the protestant tradition, beliefs tend to be valued more than rituals....

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  • Religion
    The Beatitudes focus largely on the poor and marginalized in society. According to Jesus, these poor and marginalized people, while not well-regarded on Earth, are thought of highly in Heaven. If a...

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  • Religion
    In the early Christian church, a debate arose between those such as Marcion and gnostic groups who argued that if Jesus was divine, he would, like God, not be made of human flesh. Therefore, Jesus...

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  • Religion
    This question basically calls for you to write a personal essay discussing your religious faith and its role in your life. Here are some ideas to consider and questions to help you get started....

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  • Religion
    Belief systems help to shape our worldviews and the ways in which a culture organizes life. You may be surprised to know that even in highly secular societies, religious plays a major part in...

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  • Religion
    I don't believe that God has abandoned us. I believe that humankind has abandoned God. Consider that right from the very beginning God made human beings free moral agents. We are not automatons,...

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  • Religion
    Endo comes down on the side of the resurrection being real. But he also records the idea of some people at the time that the "resurrection" was merely that John the Baptist had been reborn in...

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  • Religion
    What is meant by “Sin is lurking at the door; its desire is for you, but you must master it” in Gen. 4:7 is that temptation is always before us to lure us into breaking God's Laws, which is...

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  • Religion
    According to the Quran, male and female believers will receive similar treatment once they enter Paradise. Everyone is promised peace, luxury, restored health, an existence without hardship,...

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  • Religion
    Mahatma Gandhi was a key figure in the campaign for Indian independence from Britain. During that time period, there was much racism directed at the native Indian population by the British...

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  • Religion
    After Columbus' journeys to the Americas, life for First Nations people in the North, Central, and South Americas was changed dramatically. Exploration by Europeans with economic or religious...

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  • Religion
    Puritans believe in the concept of Original Sin. Because Adam and Eve sinned, all other humans are sinners, and it is an inescapable part of human nature. Through self-examination and strong effort...

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  • Religion
    Christianity holds that God and Jesus are made of the same divine substance. This can be a little confusing, especially when we talk about the risen Christ who ascends to heaven. In Christian...

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  • Religion
    Hinduism is comprised of many different belief systems spanning a large and diverse geographical region. Early Hinduism grew out of the animistic practices of specific clan-groups. Later, as...

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  • Religion
    Muhammad (also spelled Mohammed) is regarded as the last and truest prophet in Islam. When Muslim people refer to the Prophet, they are referring to Muhammad. They may also write the phrase, "Peace...

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