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    If credit can be given to any one person, it would certainly be a tie between two men; Jacobus Revius and Peter Spier. Jacobus Revius, a Dutch writer, wrote the poem "The Flood" in the...

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    This is such a hard-hitting question, and unfortunately there is lots of disagreement on the subject. Depending on what religion a person follows, their understanding of the world, life, and death...

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    Martin Luther, who lived from 1483 to 1546, was one of the champions of the Protestant Reformation. He was a German monk and professor of theology, and through his studies and work had come to...

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    Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament, was traditionally thought to have been authored by Moses, but most modern scholars now believe it was written between the...

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    This is a huge question, but I will rely on the work of theologian Walter Brueggemann in his book Genesis: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching, which focuses on preaching...

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    Pilgrimage may refer to any sort of special journey with an intended destination of believed significance. For example, if I needed a rare ingredient to cook my favorite dinner, I might have to...

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    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (sometimes called LDS Church or Mormonism) is a sect of Christianity founded by the Prophet Joseph Smith in the 19th century. People who are members...

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    Because both of these religions began very long ago, and because Hinduism does not even have anyone who is identified as its founder, it is very difficult to answer this question. If a religion...

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    According to the Catholic News Agency, the Roman Catholic Church affirms four key dogmas about Mary's role in salvation and relationship with God. First, Catholics believe that Mary was the...

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    There were many small ascetic movements in early Christian communities, but they were not regulated for productive communal living. The eventual spread of urbanization in Europe made it difficult...

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    Despite living in the early 15th century, Joan of Arc's story remains incredibly relevant to young people today. Like most young people today, Joan was born into ordinary circumstances. She was a...

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    Presbyterians and Baptists both belong to Protestant Christianity, which traces its origins to the 16th century when reformers like Martin Luther and John Calvin began to preach against the...

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    Christianity and Judaism are the world's three largest monotheistic faiths. They have strong historical connections, as Christianity first emerged as a sect (or more accurately several sects from...

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    The most prominent and well-known mention of eating in the Book of Revelation is found in Chapter 19, which describes the “marriage supper of the Lamb.” The writer (who identifies himself as...

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    The Iowa Tribe is the same as the Ioway Tribe—Native Americans of the Great Plains. Their culture was comprised of elements of the Plains and Woodland tribes, which were nomadic and developed an...

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    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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    The simple answer to this question is "Yes, provided certain conditions are met." According to current Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon) doctrine, committing adultery...

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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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    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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    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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    Images of Jesus Christ are interpretations of His life and work, as seen through the fallible eyes of human beings. The Bible is the source for our information on Jesus and interpretations of the...

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    Your question refers to the ancient Indian epic poem Ramayana attributed to the sage, Rishi Valmiki, which narrates the life of Rama, the seventh avatar of the god, Vishnu, and his fourteen-year...

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    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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    In Christianity, the doctrine of the Incarnation is the idea that God became human in the person of Jesus Christ, his son. All forms of Christianity believe in some fashion that Jesus is the Son of...

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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