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  • Religion
    Islam, Judaism, and Christianity are considered Abrahamic religions. This means that they all worship the god of Abraham. Because of language differences, they call God by different names, but they...

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    Religion affects different cultures in different ways. It can affect the same culture in different ways at different times. When people in a culture believe strongly in a given religion, it can...

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    Not precisely. First the Apostle's creed is also accepted by all Christian denominations. Second, there are several groups that broke off from the main body of the church because they did not...

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    If everyone took revenge, there would be no one left. Consider the person who loses his house to bank foreclosure. You've heard the tale. He goes on a shooting spree and destroys the bank, or...

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    Something that the five major world religions (Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam) have in common is a sense of community. A sense of community provides group cohesion and...

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    The movie was touching in all its horror and gruesomeness. I admit that I have had a difficult time trying to watch it repeatedly. I cannot bear to see the pain and ultimate death by Crucifixion....

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    I think the third question is interesting to ponder. I believe that if we have no religion, other ideologies will take the place of religion. We can look historically at states that have tried to...

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    Moses's story begins with the setting being explained in the first chapter of Exodus - the pharaoh's orders that "Every son that is born to the Hebrews you shall cast into the Nile, but you shall...

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    Matthew's Gospel was said to be written for the Jews. Matthew's gospel portrays Jesus as the Messiah, the promised one of Israel. He is the "lion of Judah." This is evidenced by the fact that his...

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    Magic uses rituals, symbols, actions, gestures and language in an attempt to achieve some kind of spiritual growth. Those who practice magic use these elements to achieve inner peace, accomplish...

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    For a correct statement of fact, Jonathan Edwards is hardly Puritan, in fact it is perhaps the perfect antithesis of Puritan belief. Puritans, as strict Calvinists, believed that God determined...

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    Oh my, I'm afraid if you are looking for a physical place, you are going to be disappointed. In the general Christian tradition at least, Heaven has everything to do with faith and nothing to do...

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    One of the fundamental points of Augustine is that people are fallen due to sin. We can say that he has a very strong view of original sin. This includes the thinking abilities of people. So,...

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    Religious leaders serve as guides in one's religion. However, they also serve as role models in a wider sense. From good religious leaders we learn how to live our own lives. We learn how to...

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    I would say that one definite pro of a religion is the idea of belief in something larger than oneself. In a world where there is so many who demonstrate so much of ego and self- glorification,...

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  • Christianity
    The series of ancient routes that emerged throughout the South and Central Asia and extending into China were largely developed before the birth of Jesus and the rise of Christianity, but there is...

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  • Religion
    There are two major similarities between these two religious faiths. First, they are both monotheistic religions, believing in only one God. Second, they both believe in the divine inspiration of...

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  • Religion
    Christianity is an umbrella term used to refer to all Christian denominations. The Catholic Church is one of the churches under the term Christianity. There are other Protestant churches....

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  • Religion
    Both Puritanism and Transcendentalism have evolved from religious doctrine and pervaded the American culture, politics, and identity, becoming more secular in their visions. However, Puritanism...

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    The Stations of the Cross are representations of the path Jesus bore on his way to the crucifixion. They involve Jesus enduring suffering, insults, moments of support, and relay the intense...

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  • Religion
    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...

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    This is a great question. Let me make a few point of how psychology of religion can help the teacher of religion. First, we need to realize that most of the people in the world is religious. This...

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  • Religion
    Taoism or Daoism is a religion that originated in China in approximately the fourth century BC. It is polytheistic with many deities and ritual practices. There are several different forms of...

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  • Christianity
    The simplest way to answer this question is to point out that Christianity as a religion is fundamentally based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. The most basic idea, more or less common to...

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    As mentioned above, this is a cyclical question. One with money can always buy an education, and one with an education has more access to money. So which do you pursue? As in most things in life...

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    There are similarities between the Muslim Hajj and Christian pilgrimages to Jerusalem, although the levels of importance to adherents of each religion differ greatly. There are five pillars of...

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    Muslims consider Jews and Christians to be “People of the Book” because they believe that the Jewish and Christian scriptures were inspired by God in much the same way that the Koran was. They...

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    The first required characteristic of the Brahmin caste is that there be inherited, genetic blood-relation, as Brahminism is a subset of a tribal (hereditary) lineage. Brahmins originated in the...

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    Buddha, born Siddhartha Gautama, was born and reared as a Hindu. His father, a tribal governor, wanted to protect his son from suffering, and therefore raised him in a very sheltered environment....

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    The Georgia Constitution and the US Constitution are similar in that they both establish a bicameral or two-house legislature, which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. In both...

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    Many scholars have attempted to provide comprehensive yet concise descriptions of what is common to all religions. I think that Huston Smith, a Doctor of Religious Studies, has best summarized the...

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    I would say that Swami Vivekananda's welcome to the crowd was electrifying and reflective simultaneously. Consider that in 1893, Hinduism was not fully understood as a unifying force, but rather...

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  • Religion
    Brahman is the Sanskrit word for ultimate reality or eternal origin. Brahman shouldn't be translated as 'God', as Brahman is not worshipped - rather manifestations or forms of Brahman are treated...

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  • Religion
    Of course, Cain's original crime was one of the worst things a person can do. Not only did he kill someone, he killed someone that he was supposed to love. This is a terrible thing. But then he...

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    Jesus was crucified at a place called Golgotha, or "the place of a skull." After his death, he was buried in a tomb belonging to Joseph of Arimithea. Golgotha is just outside the city gates of...

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    I don't think that there was much written about the devil tempting Jesus in the garden at Gethsemane. I think that most of the accounts of this moment involve Jesus, the apostles, and prophets of...

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  • Religion
    There are a number of similarities between the two religions; probably because Buddha himself was Hindu before his enlightenment. Both believe in reincarnation, life in physical form after death....

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    In modern popular parlance, the word "cult" has come to refer to a new religious organization, usually small and tightly-knit, whose beliefs and religious practices operate outside the mainstream....

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    This is also one of those many instances in The Bible where multiple translations and the passage of time could well have distorted the original intentions of the message. It also underscores the...

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  • Religion
    A great teacher once told me that Relgion is an expression of man's nature as a creature. In other words, when man encounters truths he can't explain, realities deeper than his own experience, and...

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    For a simple five-paragraph essay, forgiveness can be an unwieldy concept. It’s the same as writing an essay on the meaning of love: impossible to do well in less than five hundred words, unless...

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  • Religion
    The word "genesis" comes from the Greek word "geneseos," which can mean "birth", "history of origin", or "geneology". This is an appropriate title for the first book of the Bible, as the book of...

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    Wow, those are detailed questions and answers. I think that you need to remember that you will choose the psalms and prayer based on the occasion. There are this many so that you will be able to...

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  • Religion
    I have to say it would be good to focus on some of the ways that religion is a positive powerful force rather than just merely the negatives! Religion gives a belief system that explains to mankind...

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  • Religion
    The connection of the Jews to Jerusalem is an ancient and powerful one. It was made a holy city over three thousand years ago and those of Jewish faith have continued that belief throughout time....

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    The Deuteronomistic History is a contemporary theory derived by Martin Noth arguing that the books of the Former Prophets of the Hebrew canon, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings, all...

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    Graeco-Roman beliefs differed from Abrahamic religious traditions in the ways they approached the nature of the divine, forms of worship, and ritual law. Many of the family traditions of Roman...

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    The most important thing to establish about accusations of witchcraft is that the accused were not people with supernatural powers. Invariably, most of the accused were women because Puritanical...

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    Hinduism and Buddhism are known as Dharmic religions. Dharma is defined as the sum of all moral responsibilities and duties that adherents are expected to perform. Closely tied to the concept of...

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