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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 1,771 - 1,800

  • The Death of Moses

    The Death of Moses

    The Death of Moses When the saga of Moses comes to an end with the prophet's death, the narrative voice in Deuteronomy 34:9-11 states: "Since then no prophet has risen in Israel like Moses whom the LORD knew face to face." Were the prophets that came after Moses equal to his stature? In determining the answer to this question, by researching this topic I will discuss and look at the entirety of Moses' life as

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    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Death Penalty

    The Death Penalty

    The death penalty is also known as capital punishment. It is the killing of a person in order to justify or make right a severe crime they have committed, like murder. It is basically a sentence of punishment by some form of execution. I believe the death penalty is wrong and that no person should get to decide weather a person lives or dies because of the actions he or she has committed. According to

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Top
  • The Dhammapada: A Brief Overview

    The Dhammapada: A Brief Overview

    The Dhammapada is a collection of rules and observations about how people should live. As such, the content of this work centers predominantly around matters of doctrinal and ethical matters. “Those who thing the unreal is, and think the Real is not, they shall never reach the Truth, lost in the path of wrong thought.” (#11) Doctrinally, this encourages followers to understand the world on a metaphysical level. The unreal is this world of

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Divine Purpose for the Woman: Man's 'ezer Kenegdo

    The Divine Purpose for the Woman: Man's 'ezer Kenegdo

    THE DIVINE PURPOSE FOR THE WOMAN: MAN'S 'EZER KENEGDO David A. Magalong Genesis 1:27. "So God created man A in His image; B in the image of God B he created him; A male and female B1 He created them." A1 This is the first poetic statement in the Bible. Its first part is structured as a chiastic A-B-B-A, where the same letter means identical contents. The second part, the B1-A1 portion, explains or expands

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Division and Sub Division of the Book of Mark

    The Division and Sub Division of the Book of Mark

    Section 1 Submitted by: Heather Reid Group 2 While studying the book of Mark I discovered that there are 6 different divisions and 53 different sub-divisions in this book. The book of Mark gives a recollection of the life of Jesus Christ and His ministry from the disciple Mark’s point of view. Divisions: 1. Preparation for Ministry (1:1-13) 2. Galilean Ministry (1:14- 7:23) 3. Retirement from Public ministry (7:24-9:50) 4. Parean Ministry (10:1-52) 5. Closing

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Max
  • The Doctrine of Salvation

    The Doctrine of Salvation

    The Doctrine of Salvation (Soteriology) God provides us with everything we need; we see this in Genesis where he provided Adam everything he needed. Jesus became a man by reincarnation a verse to support this is John 1:14 “The word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory. The glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. Jesus was perfect he did

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Doctrine of the Trinity

    The Doctrine of the Trinity

    The Doctrine of the Trinity Definition: "within the nature of the One True God, there simultaneously exists three eternal Persons, namely, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit; all three are co-equals in the attributes of the Divine Nature." The doctrine of the Trinity often mentioned and referred to as mysterious, is a concept viewed as the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit as being God. Those Christians who support

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Dreaming and Traditional Aboriginal Spirituality

    The Dreaming and Traditional Aboriginal Spirituality

    The Dreaming and Traditional Aboriginal Spirituality Traditional Australian aboriginal religion is a cultural belief system among indigenous Australians, and a key aspect of aboriginal spirituality is the Dreaming. There are many different aboriginal groups and languages, but the Dreaming is a common characteristic in all these societies, although they may have different names for it. Thus each aboriginal group has its own way of connecting with the Dreaming. The Dreaming affects all life. It is

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Earlier Prophets and Their Books

    The Earlier Prophets and Their Books

    The Earlier Prophets and their Books There is a tradition in the Musnad of Ahmad ibn Hanbal that the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) said: "From Adam to me Allah sent a hundred and twenty-four thousand Prophets of whom three hundred and fifteen were entrusted with a Book." The names of all these Prophets to whom scriptures were revealed are not mentioned either in the Qur'an or in the Hadith. It is not possible

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Easter Vigil Mass

    The Easter Vigil Mass

    THE EASTER VIGIL MASS The Easter Vigil is celebrated on the eve of the resurrection of our savior, Jesus Christ. Easter is the holiest and most important event in the Christian religion. The Easter Vigil Mass is celebrated in a deep, spiritual, solemn way. Although different Churches and Christian orders may have minute differences in some of the rituals during the mass, but the over all feeling in the Easter Vigil liturgy is of

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    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Easter Vigil: The Primary Liturgy. Which Shows The Church as a Sac

    The Easter Vigil: The Primary Liturgy. Which Shows The Church as a Sac

    Every year, on the day before Easter, one of the biggest and most important masses of the year happens on that night. The mass is called the Easter Vigil. The Vigil brings out the true and full nature of the Catholic Church and all of its people. It celebrates Jesus Christ, as he rises from the dead and ascends into heaven. Since this mass is so large, it is split into four parts. The first,

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Effects of Faith and Prayer

    The Effects of Faith and Prayer

    The Effects of Faith and Prayer Until recently, the effects of prayer were just a myth. However, science has decided to take a closer look at this national phenomenon, and study just how much does faith and prayer effect the healing of the body and mind. For most believers there are no doubts that peace of mind can be traced directly to the effects of prayer. All the trials and tribulations associated with everyday life

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Eightfold Path Is a Treatment

    The Eightfold Path Is a Treatment

    The Eightfold Path is a treatment, a treatment by training (smith 104). Buddha taught that man is a slave to his ego (smith 108). That man wishes happiness, security, success, long life, and many other things for himself and his loved ones. However, pain, frustration, sickness and death are all impossible to avoid and the only way to eliminate these evils is to overcome desire. In Buddhism, the Eightfold Path is meant as a guideline,

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Jon
  • The End of the World

    The End of the World

    Have you ever had a conversation that moved you so deeply that it left you in awe and wonder? A conversation that leaves you with endless amounts of questions? Recently, I had an “in class” conversation that touched my soul and left me in amazement. I never would’ve guessed that I would be involved in such a universal conversation. I was at my regular Wednesday bible study at my father’s church. Usually we use a

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Flood in Genesis 6-9 Analyzed

    The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Flood in Genesis 6-9 Analyzed

    The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Flood in Genesis 6-9 Compared and Contrasted In The Epic of Gilgamesh and in the Bible's The Flood in Genesis, a great flood overwhelms the earth. These two stories each tell about a righteous hero who is told by the deities that a massive flood will overtake the earth. In both stories vessels are built for protection against the global flood so that life will be sustained. The Gilgamesh

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    Submitted: December 4, 2008 By: Victor
  • The Epistle to the Colossians

    The Epistle to the Colossians

    > "THE EPISTLE TO THE COLOSSIANS" Introduction AUTHOR: The apostle Paul, joined in his salutation by Timothy (1:1), and signed by Paul himself at the end of the letter (4:18). Early sources in church history that attribute this letter to Paul include: Eusebius (300 A.D.), Origen (250 A.D.), Clement of Alexandria (200 A.D.), Tertullian (200 A.D.), Irenaeus (200 A.D.), and the Muratorian Fragment (180 A.D.). THE CITY OF COLOSSE: The city was located about 100

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Essential Arguments of the Pre-Tribulation Rapture

    The Essential Arguments of the Pre-Tribulation Rapture

    The Essential Arguments of the Pre-Tribulation Rapture Following are 25 salient apologetics for the Pre-Tribulation Rapture position. While only a few of these are powerful enough to sway the argument in and of themselves, these arguments taken in their entirety present an overwhelming body of reason that is not easily (and certainly not logically) contraverted. Although there still remain a few problem passages which are not interpreted easily, it must be remembered that proper hermeneutics

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Ethical Dimensions of Buddhism

    The Ethical Dimensions of Buddhism

    The Ethical Dimensions of: Buddhism The Ethical Dimensions of: Buddhism Outline I. Introduction a. What is ethics? b. What is global ethics? c. Purpose of Buddhism regarding ethics and global ethics? II. Buddhism a. Description of Buddhism i. What is it? ii. Where did it originate? iii. When did it originate? iv. How did it originate? b. Perspective i. What is ethical within Buddhism? 1. What makes Buddhism similar or different from other religions?

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Evolution of the Star-Child

    The Evolution of the Star-Child

    The Evolution of the Star-Child Film both reflects and creates social culture. Indeed, a film indicates social trends, presents ideas, and analyzes history for its contemporary time period; thus, by viewing a film it becomes possible to infer and make judgments about a society's culture. The filmmaker's message is embedded within the plot and symbolism, and filmmakers often critique social culture through their movies. It is possible to view the evolution of culture through the

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Top
  • The Example of a Woman Sexual Renunciation and Augustine’s Conversion to Christianity in 386

    The Example of a Woman Sexual Renunciation and Augustine’s Conversion to Christianity in 386

    The Example of a Woman Sexual Renunciation and Augustine's Conversion to Christianity in 386 Endnotes are marked by numerals in brackets and appear at the bottom of the file. File as a whole is about 100K. For you converted me to you so that I neither sought a wife nor any other worldly hope. I was now standing in the rule of faith in the same way that you had revealed me to her

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Exile

    The Exile

    The Exile The prophet Jeremiah lived during a time of great change for God’s people. The kingdom of Judah was in the middle of a struggle between old and new empires fighting to gain power over the region. Jeremiah began to serve as God’s prophet in 627 B.C. when he was possibly less than 20 years old, and continued until the fall of Jerusalem in 582 B.C. While Jeremiah was a prophet he warned kings,

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God

    In this paper I am going to discuss the existence of God. Some people believe that God does exist and others do not. Many people have written novels and articles about their belief of God. Cardinal Newman believes that there is a God and he is everlasting. Bertrand Russell, on the other hand, says that there is no first cause because if there was, God must also have something before him. Thomas Henry Huxley believes

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God

    considers the God to be the most important figure in its religion. God can be defined as a being conceived as the perfect, omnipotent, omniscient originator and ruler of the universe, the principal object of faith and worship in monotheistic religions (1). There are many people that do not believe in any religion. People who do not believe in a religion have no reason for believing in a God. People who do not believe in

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Exodus

    The Exodus

    The Exodus The book of Exodus covers, in the early chapters the birth and early years of the man Moses. We start with the daughter of Pharaoh finds the baby Moses in the Nile river in a basket, this is because of a decree by Pharaoh to murder all the young babies of the Hebrew people. After Moses had grown he fled to the land of Midian after he killed an Egyptian for beating

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Expanding Kingdom

    The Expanding Kingdom

    Running Head: THE EXPANDING KINGDOM The Expanding Kingdom LaTonya Johnson December 3, 2016 Belhaven University Jerusalem was the first city to hear the Gospels of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection from his twelve well-selected followers. Some of them were known as apostles. Among the followers, apostles, and preachers that preached Jesus’s gospel, the majority of them were Jewish (Acts 1-7). “The day a severe persecution began in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered

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    Submitted: July 7, 2017 By: ljohnson85
  • The Final End of the Wicked by Edward Fudge

    The Final End of the Wicked by Edward Fudge

    SUMMARY “The Final End of the Wicked” by Edward Fudge is an examination of the argument between the wicked’s final total destruction versus unending conscious torture. It is immediately clear which position the author supports as he reiterates his opinion that the idea of unending conscious torture is a pagan view based on assumptions and not scripture. He sets out to provide a well balanced evaluation of both cases with the intent of persuading the

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Final Hours of Pope John Paul II

    The Final Hours of Pope John Paul II

    John Doe English Mrs. Robinson 03/24/03 The Final Hours of Pope John Paul II It was Saturday, April 2, around 2:30 PM, when the Pope John Paul II passed away. Hours before, thousands of people clogged Rome’s streets of Peters Square, as the Pope John Paul II awaited his passing. Tourists, Romans and religious followers gathered to show their regards. This was no easy passing for the Pope, he lead nearly one billion Catholics over

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • The First Council of Nicea

    The First Council of Nicea

    Introduction- Explanation of the Council of Nicea The First Council of Nicea was congregated by the Roman emperor Constantine in 325 AD. It was the first ecumenical conference of Bishops in the Christian Church and the purpose was to formulate one final understanding of Jesus Christ instead of there being many inaccurate teachings of Him. This led to the creation of the Nicene Creed, a uniform statement of the Christian faith. The Council came to

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom is an allegorical story of a man named Eddie who dies, goes to Heaven, and meets five people who, in some way or another, were impacted or had an impact on his life. Whether or not Eddie knew it, God had put these people in Eddie’s life for a reason, and he goes to Heaven and finds out answers about his life and the people

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven Scene

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven Scene

    The Five People You Meet In Heaven Scene Eddie: Where are we? Can I see Earth? Can I talk to God? Ruby: You can always do that. Eddie: Can I go back? Ruby: Back? Eddie: Yeah, back. Back to my life. To the last day before I… Ruby: Died. Passed away? Moved on? Met your Maker? Eddie: Died. Ain't you supposed to have peace when you die? Ruby: You have peace when you make it

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Rachel
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