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Religion

There is a fundamental difference in the way Taoism and Confucianism view human nature. Taoism places people in the same sphere as the natural world. Human existence is just a tiny aspect of...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2022, 11:57 pm (UTC)

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The path of devotion can be beneficial in human life because it can give individuals a higher purpose and help them make the world a better place for other people. Ideally, the path of devotion...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2022, 5:27 am (UTC)

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A two-hundred-word description of Islam will have to be very concise and will only be a very cursory overview of this religion of nearly two billion adherents. To accomplish this, let's very...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2022, 4:13 pm (UTC)

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Hinduism is an ancient family of religions and cultural practices which originated in India more 4,000 years ago. It is still closely identified with Indian culture, and approximately ninety-five...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2022, 2:55 pm (UTC)

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Freed slaves played a significant role in the establishment of Christianity in Sierra Leone and Nigeria. Let's look at this in more detail. Sierra Leone was a British colony, and many freed slaves...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2022, 3:26 pm (UTC)

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Conscience is sometimes defined as the "compass" that measures our moral perceptions of right and wrong. One conscience is one's inner feeling that an act is right or wrong. A strong conscience, by...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2022, 7:27 pm (UTC)

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Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism all revolve around rituals and festivals or ceremonies that mark special times in people's lives or in the life of the community. Let's look at some of these in each...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2022, 3:19 pm (UTC)

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Religion

Factors that link religion and cultural identity include family, rituals and other practices, community, history, language, governance and social organization. Especially among children who are too...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2022, 9:21 pm (UTC)

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Religion

The most significant verses in the Book of Job from a Jewish perspective will depend on the specific Jewish perspective (the Jewish outlook isn’t monolithic) and might include passages that revolve...

Latest answer posted May 29, 2022, 6:56 pm (UTC)

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Religion

Religion can actually play a major role in the recovery from substance abuse because it offers hope, support, and accountability to people who are trying to change their lives. Let's look at this...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2022, 1:17 am (UTC)

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Tertullian (155-220 CE) was an early Christian and leader of the Carthage Church. Tertullian is best known as the first Christian thinker to use the term trinity or trinitarian to describe the...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2022, 10:46 am (UTC)

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Tertullian was an early Christian theologians and apologists, born circa 155 CE. A legal expert born to Pagan parents, he converted to Christianity circa 193 CE (see Johannes Quasten, Patrology:...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2022, 10:42 am (UTC)

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South Asia is actually a place where multiple religions exist side by side, both those that developed in the region and those that migrated from elsewhere. Let's look at this more closely. Hinduism...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2022, 5:15 pm (UTC)

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The Christology of Thomas Aquinas's Summa contra Gentiles appears in Book IV of the work as Aquinas discusses aspects of Divine Revelation, including the Trinity and the Incarnation. Let's look at...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2022, 8:47 pm (UTC)

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The essay "Tradition and the Individual Talent" by T. S. Eliot is an important piece of literary criticism that posits that the individual talent of a poet is simply part of a greater tradition,...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2022, 11:24 am (UTC)

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Religion

Of all the major living world religions, Hinduism is the oldest, possibly dating back to as early a date as 2300 BCE or as late as 1500 BCE. Its origins are difficult to decipher because unlike the...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2022, 11:04 am (UTC)

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Religion

There are four religions that come from India: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism. Hinduism is actually considered the oldest religion in the world (presumably 4,000–5,000 years old), as well...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2022, 1:00 pm (UTC)

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Martin Luther’s views on a prince’s proper behavior can be compared with Thomas Aquinas’s opinions in On Kingship in that both men see the monarch’s roles as divinely mandated. The prince relies on...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2022, 4:23 am (UTC)

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Both Luther and Aquinas acknowledged the importance of both divine law and human law. Aquinas, for instance, argued that human law is necessary for political and social order. However, he insisted...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2022, 3:31 pm (UTC)

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The similarities between Lutherans and Anabaptists arise from the fact that they are both part of the Protestant Reformation and therefore opposed in many ways to the Catholic Church and its...

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Independent monasteries, independent religious movements, and independent thinking posed a range of challenges for the Catholic Church in the Renaissance. For the most part, however, these were not...

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Religion

There are so many different definitions of the term “religion” because, depending on the context, the term can take on alternate meanings. Perhaps most commonly, religion is defined as worshiping...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2022, 5:36 pm (UTC)

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Jürgen Moltmann's writings are linked together by the foundational theological structure of the "theology of hope." Let's explore this in more detail. Moltmann begins with the cross, especially...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2022, 9:22 pm (UTC)

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Hildegard of Bingen lived a century before Bonaventure and is a less formally systematic theological thinker than he, her published theology based around a series of mystical and prophetic visions,...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2022, 1:43 pm (UTC)

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Religion

Many people argue that secularism is a means by which to eliminate religious extremism, and your job in this assignment is to analyze the arguments surrounding this issue and decide whether or not...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2022, 3:23 pm (UTC)

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The Muslim philosopher al-Farabi wrote extensive commentaries on the works of the Greek philosophers Aristotle and Plato. The Jewish philosopher Maimonides explored Aristotle’s teachings, including...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2022, 3:54 am (UTC)

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In Night, Elie Wiesel presents Eliezer as having a complex, turbulent relationship with God as the youth struggles to understand his and his fellow prisoners’ suffering. In the quoted passage...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2022, 1:56 am (UTC)

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Wherever they are found, myths are a way to communicate and explore morals and ethics within a society and culture. In Africa, this typically is part of an oral tradition. Mythological stories and...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2022, 4:16 pm (UTC)

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A reflective paper should not simply be a summary of the chapter, nor should it be an entirely personal commentary outlining your reactions and personal experiences. Rather, a quality reflective...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2022, 9:49 pm (UTC)

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In “Everything Old Is New Again,” Russell McCutcheon argues that some scholars of religion adopt an approach to the human experience of religion that is too narrow and too focused on one factor to...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2021, 3:52 pm (UTC)

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In his essay “Everything Old Is New Again,” Russell McCutcheon identifies a problem with the neurobiological approach to religion in that it treats what is variable, historical, and cultural as a...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2021, 3:29 pm (UTC)

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Both Abraham and Moses have life-changing encounters with God. They react to these experiences with faith and perseverance, placing their future and that of their family in the hands of the God...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2011, 12:15 pm (UTC)

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Evangelists of the Christian faith describe the New Testament accounts of the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ as the good news. The four gospels, which make up the first...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2021, 11:02 pm (UTC)

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The Babylonian Exile stands as one of the main events in the Old Testament because it shows what happens when God's people break the covenant and call down the covenant curses upon themselves. It...

Latest answer posted December 14, 2021, 4:37 pm (UTC)

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The Old Testament contains several covenants. For instance, in his covenant with Noah, God promised that he would never again destroy the Earth with a flood, and as a sign of his promise, he sent a...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2021, 1:42 am (UTC)

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Ideas about life after death shifted throughout the Old Testament and only became clearer and more focused in the later parts of it because God's revelation comes to His people gradually over time,...

Latest answer posted December 14, 2021, 4:52 pm (UTC)

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A covenant is a bond of kinship formed by swearing an oath, and it is central to the Scriptures because God created a series of covenants with His people, making them His own family. Let's look...

Latest answer posted December 14, 2021, 12:01 am (UTC)

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The biblical story of creation is located in Genesis 1 and 2. God's creation of the entire natural world is covered in these chapters, which span six days. One important takeaway from the first...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2021, 11:48 pm (UTC)

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The question of national religion in England was resolved gradually over a period of years and over several monarchs. Let's look at this in more detail. Until the reign of Henry VIII, England was...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2021, 8:24 pm (UTC)

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Some current problems that could be tied back to Martin Luther’s treatise The Freedom of a Christian relate to the amount of power Luther instills in the individual. In the context of Christianity,...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2021, 6:42 pm (UTC)

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During the seventeenth century, the English Calvinist sect known as the Puritans settled in New England, hoping to create their ideal religious community. They considered the Church of England to...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2021, 1:21 am (UTC)

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Religion

From a religious standpoint, living a moral life means following the principles of God. By honoring His creation, we ultimately honor the Creator, and our lives should therefore be pleasing to Him....

Latest answer posted December 4, 2021, 8:06 pm (UTC)

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Christianity

Christianity is a religion based around the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Because it has so many adherents and sects, there is much debate about the content of Christian belief. It is...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2021, 9:46 am (UTC)

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There are six major religions in India. By far, the largest is Hinduism, which accounts for about eighty percent of the population. Attached below is the Indian government census data from 2001 and...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2021, 2:16 pm (UTC)

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Judaism

In Judaism a house of worship is called a synagogue. The word itself is of Greek origin, and means "assembly.'" In Hebrew, a synagogue is known as either a "bet kenesset"(house of assembly) or "bet...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2018, 3:55 pm (UTC)

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The trinity has long been a vexing and confusing concept. People have questioned how Christianity can be monotheistic with a seeming triad of gods. Some attribute the rise of Islam to its ability...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2021, 7:37 pm (UTC)

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The word Hallelujah is a joyful exclamation, a word that one might happily shout or cry out, a word that means "God be praised." It literally translates to "praise the Lord" in Hebrew. It is meant...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2021, 1:44 pm (UTC)

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Materialism in religion is the idea that the matter of the universe—the air, the soil, the water, the "stuff" that we bump into every day—is real and not an illusion. In Jewish and Christian...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2021, 12:17 pm (UTC)

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Your first step in researching a paper on Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation is to ask a research question. You don't need a thesis statement yet, but you should should have a guiding idea...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2021, 9:55 pm (UTC)

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The Moravians grew out of the Hussites, followers of Jan Hus, who formed a dissenting sect within the Catholic Church in Bohemia at the beginning of the fifteenth century, before the advent of...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2021, 10:26 pm (UTC)

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