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This section covers a wide range of issues that are crucial to understanding the doctrine and basic principles of religion. This section also contains historical information about religions all over the world.

2,160 Essays on Religion. Documents 631 - 660

  • Ezekiel

    Ezekiel

    Ezekiel lived in a time of international crisis and conflict. Assyria was the world power in the area under the rule of Tiglath-pilesar III. In 724 B.C Israel raged war upon Assyria, and Israel was no match for Assyria. In 627 B.C the last of the able Assyrian rulers, Ashurbanipal died. Following the death of Ashurbanipal, Babylon under Nebuchadrezzer II wanted independence from Assyria. In 614 B.C the Assyrians under Nineveh surrendered to the rising

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Bred
  • Faith

    Faith

    My faith is very complicated because I come from a Buddhist background and Learned Buddhism and been a very good follower of it. I was born in Sri Lanka. Growing up in a Buddhist family in Sri Lanka, my faith was initially introduced to me by my parents. My parents claimed to be strong Buddhists and they practiced their faith very often. Because of them I was very involved in practicing and learning more about

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Faith

    Faith

    Faith.....what exactly is faith? Well I went and looked up the actual definition of the word and it has 14 different technical listings which most do not differ in great detail. But the first listing is, "confidence or trust in a person or thing." The second definition says "belief that is not based on truth." And the third one that I am going to talk about is "belief in God or in the doctrines

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: David
  • Faith

    Faith

    Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 Definition of Faith Faith enables the believing soul to treat the future as present and the invisible as seen. Faith gives reality and proof of things unseen, treating them as if they were already objects of sight rather than hope. In the Bible, faith is related solely to two realities we cannot see with the natural eye: to

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Max
  • Faith and Rep

    Faith and Rep

    Faith and repentance are always found together when a person studies the teachings of the Old Testament. Faith precedes and is the basis for repentance. Many ask how can that be? No one repents of his sins until he has heard the gospel concerning God’s judgment against sin, and his offer of forgiveness in Jesus Christ. If he believes this, it becomes the basis or the motivation for genuine repentance. Faith is the visible evidence

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Steve
  • Faith Test

    Faith Test

    Faith Test #3 One of the biggest tests of faith is holding on to God’s promises when going through a rough time in a Christian’s life. Often Christians tend to believe that the reason for their troubling times is because of a sin or simply that “God hates them”, when actually it is the furthest from the truth. One can find this through the great example of Abraham in Genesis 22: 1-24, that God’s promises

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • Fake243

    Fake243

    I was drawn into video game design because I love video games and technology. Playing video games increased my interest in video game design. I already know having an interest in video games and knowledge about computers helps while becoming a video game designer. I hope to gain knowledge about their role in creating a video game, what they do daily, and their income. Video game designers have a unique role in creating a video

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Family Worship

    Family Worship

    FAMILY WORSHIP A paper presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the course EN 153(A)-Research Technique To Mrs. Annie Sanjeevan By Jervis Date: November, 2002 OUTLINE FAMILY WORSHIP Family worship in the morning and evening is essential for the spiritual life of the family. I. Home A. School B. Training Center for the Children 1. For Ministry 2. For Way of Life 3. For How to Speak II. Family Worship is Important A.

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Steve
  • Fasting in Christianity

    Fasting in Christianity

    Introduction Fasting is a major part of many different world religions. In this paper, we will explore the concept of fasting as it pertains to the major world religions of Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism and then compare them to find similarities and differences. Though fasting is a tenet of each of these religions, the reasons and the ways in which the practitioners of Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism fast may vary. Fasting in Christianity Fasting has

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: July
  • Fasting in Ramadan

    Fasting in Ramadan

    Ramadan has a special significance to Muslims because it’s the time when they can become close to god and concentrate on aspects of their life of which they wouldn’t have time for maybe throughout the year. “Muslims believe that Ramadan is the time of the year when they concentrate on their relationship with Allah and develop self discipline” (Islam-Alan Brire 1991 pg.34) So Muslims find that this month can bring them closer to their creator,

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Fear or Love God?

    Fear or Love God?

    Each person at least once in life faces the possibility to choose between fear and love. However, most of the time it appears quite problematic to decide; therefore, people try to find the answer with the help of their friends, religion, family, social clubs, forgetting that the main source, which is always ready to give a sincere and right answer to their question is inside of them. Especially there are a large number of people

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Fear or Love?

    Fear or Love?

    Each person at least once in life faces the possibility to choose between fear and love. However, most of the time it appears quite problematic to decide; therefore, people try to find the answer with the help of their friends, religion, family, social clubs, forgetting that the main source, which is always ready to give a sincere and right answer to their question is inside of them. Especially there are a large number of people

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Edward
  • Federalism

    Federalism

    INTRODUCTION TO FEDERALISM Federalism is the form of government in the united states where separate states are united under one central authority but with specific powers granted to both components in a written constitution .Patrick Henry coined the word in 1788 when, during the Virginia ratification convention debates over the proposed U.S Constitution ,he angrily asked, “Is this federalism?.’’ In 1787 the constitution replaced it with another, more balanced, version that has worked for over

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Yan
  • Feeding of the 5000

    Feeding of the 5000

    In the gospel of Mark, there is a miracle called The Feeding of the Five Thousand. In chapter 6:34-44 and is located in the Galilean Ministry of Jesus, in Mark. The Galilean Ministry of Jesus is when, after John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel (Mark 1:14-15).” The Feeding of

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Jack
  • Female Genital Mutilation

    Female Genital Mutilation

    The practice of female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, occurs throughout the world, but it is most common in Africa. Female genital mutilation is a tradition and social custom to keep a young girl pure and a married woman faithful. In Africa it is practiced in the majority of the continent including Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, Upper Volta, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Mozambique and Sudan. It is a cross-cultural and cross-religious ritual, which is performed

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jack
  • Female Genitle Mutilation

    Female Genitle Mutilation

    When I first read about FGM, I was in shock that such a thing still occurs in today’s world. This is terrible and it takes away a women’s sexuality. This also hurts women emotionally, and physically. These procedures are unsafe and can lead to major infections and even death. Many of these practices are done by a local “circumciser”, using knives, razor blades, or other tools that may not be sterilized before use. Why should

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    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: regina
  • Feminism and Religion

    Feminism and Religion

    Introduction It is a perceptible phenomenon that modern ideas and transnational interaction between people brings about so many changes that they come into conflict with the existing norms and belief systems of a society. In fact, the ability to assimilate productive changes and the capacity to discard beliefs that are detrimental to the interest of the society are the essential qualities of a good social order. If a society allows itself to be dominated by

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Feminism Women Equal

    Feminism Women Equal

    Feminism Women Equal Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century; however, gender equality has recently been threatened within the last decade. Blatantly sexist laws and practices are slowly being eliminated while social perceptions of "women's roles" continue to stagnate and even degrade back to traditional ideals. It is these social perceptions that challenge the evolution of women as equal on all levels. In this study, I will argue

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Feminist Theology

    Feminist Theology

    Feminist Theology Feminist theology is based on the idea of “not lord but brother”. Jesus Christ himself stepped outside of societies norms by befriending the outcasts of society, which included women. Women are often portrayed as the cause of or focus of evil and misdeeds in the bible. The focus of feminist theology is the perspective of theology from those who were outcast and therefore considered themselves as equals and friends to Jesus Christ.

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Fight Club Vs. Theology

    Fight Club Vs. Theology

    The movie, Fight Club, has many themes dealing with some of the class-discussed vocabulary. Through a scene by scene, and dialogue-based analysis of the movie, I have found that these themes are emphasized through discussions, interactions, and non-dialogue scenes between the main character, his imaginary sidekick and the society that has had such effect on the main character. Some of these themes or topics that are shared by both the movie and the class vocabulary

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Fighting Fair, Ethics in Conflict Negotiation

    Fighting Fair, Ethics in Conflict Negotiation

    Fighting Fair, Ethics in Conflict Negotiation Over the years I’ve held several leadership jobs, attended many hours of conflict negotiation courses and mastered the use of my femininity as a last resort tool in achieving my objective when challenged with negotiating a tough sale. Looking back on my life’s lessons, I guess I would say that motherhood and being a wife has taught me my most valuable lesson in conflict resolution and that is having

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Jon
  • Filipino Essay

    Filipino Essay

    2 In the second level, it sells the idea that anything in color white is beautiful and delicate. It is shown in the commercial when the guy asks the valet to take care of his car. We can see that even if it’s an old car model, just because it’s white, its value increase therefore it is worth being taken care of just like a new car. The comercial tries to advertise the product by

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    Submitted: September 13, 2017 By: legendaryface .
  • Film Prioritization

    Film Prioritization

    In this scenario, a large film making conglomerate wishes to examine a number of potential film making projects. Each project is to be ranked according to its feasibility, measured by the ability to adhere to a number of corporate objectives. There are seven proposed movies to be judged and the conglomerate will produce four to six each year. First is to examine each of those projects to the corporate objectives, compare and contrasting project selection

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Finish Well

    Finish Well

    Paul was very zealous for Judaism. Gal 1:14 I was advancing in Judaism beyond many Jews of my own age and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my fathers. Also remember what we read in Phil 3:5 where Paul expounds on being a Pharisee and Hebrew of Hebrews. Paul used his strict Pharisaical background. Acts 23:6 Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees and the others Pharisees, called out in the Sanhedrin,

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: July
  • First Corinthians

    First Corinthians

    First Corinthians In 146 B.C. the Roman general Mummius crushed Greece’s attempt towards independence by completely destroying the city of Corinth. For a hundred years the area of the city laid in ruins. Eventually Julius Caesar sent a colony of veterans and descendants of Freedmen to rebuild the city, and in a short period of time a new Corinth was created from the old ruins (Ancient Corinth p. 20). During the rebuilding of Corinth

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Five Major Religions

    Five Major Religions

    FIVE MAJOR WORLD RELIGIONS Religion has played an important part in the history of our world. Religious teachings have shaped the lives of people since prehistoric times. Judaism, Islam, and Christianity have been major influences in the formation of Western culture. They have also played an important role in the development of Middle Eastern life. Asian civilizations have been affected by Buddhist teachings. Religion has been a major source of inspiration for the arts. Houses

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Five Pillars of Islam

    Five Pillars of Islam

    John Johnston LTAR 250 February 28, 2005 The Five Pillars of Islam After watching The Five Pillars of Islam it has made me rather interested in the history and origin of the Islamic religion. So often today we see the Islam as a religion of terrorism, and war. We see it as a religion of people that have nothing in their heart but bad. The truth is that Islam was started on principles very different

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • Flaky Fleeces and Lame Litmus Tests

    Flaky Fleeces and Lame Litmus Tests

    FLAKY FLEECES AND LAME LITMUS TESTS TEXT: 1 Tim. 3:1-7 Here is a trustworthy saying: If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, he desires a noble task. 2 Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3 not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. 4 He must manage his own family well and

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: July
  • Florence Nightingale - a Pioneer in Human Healthcare and in the Idea of Orphanages

    Florence Nightingale - a Pioneer in Human Healthcare and in the Idea of Orphanages

    Florence Nightingale- A Pioneer in Human Healthcare and in the Idea of Orphanages Florence Nightingale was born into a wealthy British family at the Villa Colombaia in Florence, Italy. She was inspired by what she thought to be a divine calling. At the age of 17 at Embley Park, Nightingale made a commitment to nursing and human healthcare. This decision demonstrated strong will on her part in that she was willing to go beyond normality.

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    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Victor
  • Fom Study Guide

    Fom Study Guide

    Final Review Grenz and Olson 3. What represents the greatest chasm between the merely knowledgeable lay Christian thinker and the truly reflective lay theologian? • Perhaps the largest hurdle of greatest chasm between the merely knowledgeable lay Christian thinker and the truly reflective lay theologian is the ability to think about Christian truth critically and constructively. Introducing Christianity 2. What’s the central theme of Jesus’ teaching? • The Kingdom of God 3. Why was Christianity

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mikki
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