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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.

2,140 Essays on Religion. Documents 1,171 - 1,200

  • Meso America

    Meso America

    Civilization in the western hemisphere existed long before Christopher Columbus reached the Americas. The customs, language, and religion was different then the Europeans. The Aztecs were the ones who came in contact with the Europeans. Their history lasted from 1300-1521 CE. The Mayan society was from the year 200-900 CE. Hernan Cortes along with the Spanish army of five hundred, and thousands of Indian warriors declared war with the Aztecs. Moctezuma believed that the person

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Mid-Term Case Assignment: A Non-Interval Tubal Ligation at A Catholic Hospital

    Mid-Term Case Assignment: A Non-Interval Tubal Ligation at A Catholic Hospital

    Mid-Term Case Assignment: A Non-Interval Tubal Ligation at a Catholic Hospital Relevant Facts TJ, the patient, is a 35 year old woman who is four months pregnant with her fourth child. She will deliver at a catholic facility and will have a c-section with the same obstetrician, Dr. Jan, who delivered her three other children. In a previous pregnancy Mrs. J was hospitalized for pulmonary emboli when she presented to the ER with shortness of

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Jack
  • Middle Eastern Religions - Differences and Similarities

    Middle Eastern Religions - Differences and Similarities

    Palak Shah RES 106 October 18, 2012 Vessantara Jataka Essay The Journey to Enlightenment Enlightenment; a complex idea in Buddhist thought, it is commonly thought of as a state to which one attains, where one ceases to feel desire or aversion, and thus is prepared to be liberated from karma and reincarnation after one’s life. To reach enlightenment is often considered the highest virtue imaginable (Reading Guide). As a Buddhist, the main focus in life

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    Submitted: April 26, 2016 By: pshhshahx3
  • Mill’s Empiricism

    Mill’s Empiricism

    Mill’s notion of logic allows for the definition of certain predicates that signify features that are not present in things we obtain through ordinary experience. These types of predicates have no sense in themselves, and any proposition regarding their existence appears false. Mill also struggled with the logic of subject terms possess definite meaning, but do not specifically symbolize something. Mill's argument seems to be that language’s purpose is to state matters of fact about

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Top
  • Miracle of Quran

    Miracle of Quran

    Miracle of Quran The translation of the verse, I have just recited is اِنَّا نَحْنُ نَزَّلْنَا الذِّكْرَ وَاِنَّا لَهٗ لَحٰـفِظُوْنَ‏ "Verily, We Ourself have sent down this Exhortation, and most surely We will be its Guardian." Chapter 15 Verse 10 Qur'an is full of miracles and it is itself a miracle as it is mentioned in the verse I have just recited. We Muslims consider Qur'an, as the word of God and a miracle. The

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: saad
  • Miracles

    Miracles

    John’s purpose for writing the Gospel of John is given to us in John 20: 30 - 31: “ And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. The sign miracles that John writes about are turning

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Steve
  • Mis

    Mis

    This year we are introducing four new tours, offering you a unique opportunity to combine many different outdoor activities while exploring the world. Hike the Inca trail to Machu Picchu Camp on safari in Tanzania Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro Explore the Costa Rican rain forests Attend an Adventure Travel presentation to learn about some of the earth’s greatest unspoiled habitats and find out how you can experience the adventure of a lifetime. Presentation dates and times

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Janna
  • Miscegenation: Morality Versus Prejudice in Societal Terms

    Miscegenation: Morality Versus Prejudice in Societal Terms

    MISCEGENATION Morality versus Prejudice in Societal Terms NAME RS-360 Foundations of Christian Morality INSTRUCTOR SCHOOL March 7, 2007 Statements that miscegenation destroys every race that practices it are mistaken. In fact, miscegenation or race mixing emphasizes a commitment to compromise and compassion for all humankind. Critics advocate that allies of miscegenation jeopardize religious fundamentals, such as a Christian's posterity or a Muslim's forgiveness. Critics also challenge the excessive amount of propaganda that favors miscegenation

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Anna
  • Misuse of Religion

    Misuse of Religion

    MISUSE OF RELIGION December 14th, 2006 "And an old priest said, Speak to us of Religion, And he said: Have I spoken this day of aught else? Is not religion all deeds and all reflection, And that which is neither deed nor reflection, but a wonder and surprise ever springing in the soul, even while the hands hew the stone of tend the loom? Who can separate his faith from his action, or his

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Vika
  • Modernity’s Legacy - a Two-Edged Sword

    Modernity’s Legacy - a Two-Edged Sword

    MODERNITY’S LEGACY-A TWO-EDGED SWORD Karl Lusk MODERNITY: HISTORY AND THEOLOGY HSST 2198, Spring Semester 2006 May 19, 2006 Purpose of this paper: This paper will examine some of the key marks of modern church history in terms of the opportunities and challenges it poses today. It will do this in light of the course readings and lectures, but also will examine other sources, particularly those expressed by Stanley Hauerwas, PhD, Professor of Theological Ethics

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Modesty Is Required of All Belivers

    Modesty Is Required of All Belivers

    Modesty is required of All Belivers 1. A Saint must dress modestly, Behave moderately, and refrain from worldly behavior. Dress modestly- 1Thess. 5:22; 1Tim. 2:9-10; 1Peter 3:3-4. Behave moderately- Rom 12:18; 1Cor. 9:20-25; Philippians 4:5. Refrain from worldly behavior- Matt. 6:24-34; Rom. 12:2; 1John 2:15-16. Dress modestly 1 Thes. 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil. 1 Tim. 2:9-10 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Money

    Money

    (#1) What I Thought of Schindler’s List I thought this was an excellent movie. It was very graphic and had a lot of shocking scenes. The movie Schindler’s List, was about the Holocaust. Before seeing the movie, I did not know very much about the Holocaust. The only thing I knew was that Hitler was a bad person and he made a lot of Jews suffer. I learnt that the Holocaust wasn’t just about

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Mike
  • Monks Debating at Sera Monastery, Tibet

    Monks Debating at Sera Monastery, Tibet

    Nature of existence Monks debating at Sera Monastery, Tibet Buddhist scholars have produced a remarkable quantity of intellectual theories, philosophies and world view concepts (see, for example, Abhidharma, Buddhist philosophy and Reality in Buddhism). Some schools of Buddhism discourage doctrinal study, and some regard it as essential practice. The concept of liberation (nirv??a)—the goal of the Buddhist path—is closely related to overcoming ignorance (avidy?), a fundamental misunderstanding or mis-perception of the nature of reality. In

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    Submitted: April 12, 2013 By: Kaydog
  • Monotheistic Religions

    Monotheistic Religions

    Abraham was told by god that his decedents would outnumber the stars, this has come to pass. Forming three religions, Abraham’s decedent’s now reach around the globe forming half of its population. These religions are Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. All three are very much alike, yet all in all, very different. Main issues are their founders, creation stories, and God’s true nature. With Abraham’s covenant with God, all three religions started. Judaism starts with Abraham.

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Moral Autobiography

    Moral Autobiography

    My Moral Autobiography Junior year of high school I was diagnosed as having an eating disorder; I was anorexic which can be defined as “a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by self-starvation and excessive weight-loss” (http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org). This definition does not mention that the effects of this can range anywhere from death to the inability to have children. This medical definition is broad and does not really encompass any of the mental side of the

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Edward
  • Moral Responsibility in Charity

    Moral Responsibility in Charity

    Moral Responsibility in Charity We tend to blame people if he or she doesn’t do some things that they ought not to have done, we reproach them, feel disappointed at them. But why we would have such responses and why we could think these responses are appropriate. Maybe the answer is that those responses are appropriate only when the person whom we are blaming is morally responsible for having done what he or she ought

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    Submitted: January 8, 2017 By: Amtoria
  • Morality of Euthanasia

    Morality of Euthanasia

    Is there ever a valid reason for someone to decide when to end his or her own life? A French court has rejected a request from a 52-year-old severely disfigured former schoolteacher for the right to die, in a case that has stirred much emotion in France. The high court in Dijon, eastern France, decided to side with the prosecution which argued current legislation does not allow Chantal Sebire's doctor to prescribe lethal drugs. In

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • More Than Just Semantics

    More Than Just Semantics

    John D. Crossan parallels story to life. This essay will examine several aspects of story. First, I will examine the relationship between story and humans’ lives and how it is limited by language. Second, I will examine the differences between myths and parables and their polar opposition within the field of a story. Third, I will examine the Prodigal Son to illuminate the necessary elements of a parable. Stories serve to define humans’ reality and

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Mormonism Begginning

    Mormonism Begginning

    In 1820, according to the Mormon faith, Joseph Smith (1806-1844) prayed to God to ask him for a sign that would tell him what church he ought to join. Instead, Jesus Christ and God appeared to the young man and told him he ought to found what the Mormon Church is today. Smith was fourteen at the time, a farmer from the region of western New York known as the "burned-over district" because of its

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    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Mormons and Catholics

    Mormons and Catholics

    Summary Paragraph Mormons and Catholics views on marriage do differ but not as greatly as one may think. The Mormons are very structured with absolutely no way of getting into their marriage process without completely submitting to and accepting their religion as the truth. On the other hand, Catholics are strict in their beliefs and do not encourage mixed marriages. However, even though not encouraged, mixed marriages can happen with some legal paperwork. The marriage

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Moses and the Burning Bush

    Moses and the Burning Bush

    Two men are walking to temple. The older man says to the younger man, “So, do you know why the Jewish people aren’t voting for President Bush?” The younger man replies with an inquisitive “No.” “Well,” says the older man, “the last time the Jewish people followed a Bush they wound up wandering in the Desert.” This recent political joke is in reference to the Exodus story of Moses and the burning bush. As stated

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Mike
  • Moses and the Burning Bush, Exodus 3:1 -15

    Moses and the Burning Bush, Exodus 3:1 -15

    The story of Moses comes about after Genesis, were the covenant is to be continued through him and God’s people. The story starts with Israel still in Egypt since Joseph’s time. The Israelites have been prospering, and because of this the Pharaoh is feeling threatened. In result of this, the Pharaoh orders the murder of all male baby Israelites. With the midwives to follow through with these orders, they refused. They refused to kill

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Victor
  • Moses Vs Abraham

    Moses Vs Abraham

    In the Old Testament, Abraham and Moses were two very prominent leaders chosen by God to do his will. Throughout Genesis and Exodus, both men play important roles in fulfilling God’s will. They are put to many tests, given covenants, and communicate constantly with God. Although they have many similarities such as being leaders and men of God, there are also many differences between the two. In terms of leadership, Abraham was a noble leader.

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Victor
  • Most Influential Religons in the World

    Most Influential Religons in the World

    The Most Influential Religions of the World Religion has a strong influence in every country in which it is practiced. All around the globe, there are many religions that people have independently chosen to follow. Religion influences the way of life and has an invisible hand that dictates much control in the course of the history of the country and the development of its culture. While it is true in some countries religion is imposed

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Max
  • Mother Frances Cabrini

    Mother Frances Cabrini

    To be a living sacrament of Christ is a great honor. A sacrament is an outward sign of something sacred. My definition of a living sacrament is a human who is specially chosen by God to serve and set an example of how we all can help each other and the world. To me, to be a saint your inner soul which is not visible is sacred and as equal to a sacrament. On

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Vika
  • Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa Mother Teresa was a powerful woman with her missions and countless acts of mercy. Powerful leaders in our world today should learn from Mother Teresa and her countless acts of mercy, which she performed. Often men and women in powerful positions misuse their strengths simply for their own personal benefit. Mother Teresa is a perfect example of a modern day saint. Through her love and guidance of Jesus Christ, Mother Teresa proves to

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: David
  • Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa was a woman of power, leadership, and compassion. Her great deeds in serving the poor has won her many awards, such as the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize in the year of 1979 (World Book). Mother Teresa changed the lives of many, which includes the rich, poor, parentless, living, and dying. Mother Teresa had a vision to serve the poor, a strong work ethic as a teacher, collaboration skills for working with the

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Vika
  • Mother Theresa of Calcutta

    Mother Theresa of Calcutta

    Mother Theresa of Calcutta Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born in 1910 to Albanian parents in Skopje, which at the time was under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. (The city is now the capital of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.) When she was 18, she entered the Order of the Sisters of Our Lady of Loreto in Ireland. She trained in Dublin and in Darjeeling, India, before taking her religious vows in 1937.

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Motivated to Volunteer

    Motivated to Volunteer

    Motivated to Volunteer How many times in your life has someone stopped to help when you really were in need? Has someone or something ever just appeared “out of the blue” at a time of confusion or worry that lightened your load and made everything much better? How good did those random acts of kindness make you feel when they eased your mind and lightened your burdens? Well, volunteering is exactly like that, only you

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    Submitted: March 27, 2017 By: Readit123
  • Move

    Move

    As of 2003, The Simpsons is the longest running prime time animated series with fourteen seasons and counting. Not only does The Simpsons have almost fifteen million fans in America, but the show is watched by almost sixty million people across the globe. The show has created a billion dollar industry through sales of toys, books, clothing, and videos. Nielsen Media Research (NMR) has consistently rated every season of The Simpsons within the top thirty

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Andrew
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