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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 1,921 - 1,950

  • The Role of Spirituality and Religion in Night

    The Role of Spirituality and Religion in Night

    Religion has always explained the unknown in knowable terms. It has created symbols for that which could not be known. This symbology is so deeply imbedded in our minds, cultures, and cosmology that it is rarely questioned from inside the religious paradigms. From outside that paradigm, the religious imagery loses its impact, its subliminal meaning. Religion functions to relieve the anxiety of the absolute fact for each of us that we will die, that our

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    Submitted: January 12, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Role of Women Within Orthodox Judaism

    The Role of Women Within Orthodox Judaism

    The Role of Women within Orthodox Judaism 1 Since the beginning of the Jewish religion, women have had what seems to be a marginalized role that encompasses almost every facet of life. In many cases within the body of Jewish texts, clear misogynist statements and commentary are made dealing with every aspect of what it means to be female. Within the Orthodox movement, these restrictions appear to be the most prevalent. Through examination of the

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    Submitted: June 3, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Ruling Elite and the Development of the Middle East

    The Ruling Elite and the Development of the Middle East

    Many dynasties and kingdoms have ruled the area of what we now call the Middle East. In almost all of the societies, it is the wealthier, educated, and a particular race or ethnicity that ruled. These positions were usually acquired through power, either by a civil war or an overthrow of the previous government. From the late eleventh century to the reign of Mohammed Ali in the early to mid nineteenth century, whoever were

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: July
  • The Sacred Books in Hinduism and Buddhism

    The Sacred Books in Hinduism and Buddhism

    Sacred Books, in my opinion, are the most important things that can preserve the knowledge of religion. When transmitted orally certain interpretations may occur, especially when translated into different languages. India was a mother of many religions, particularly Hinduism and Buddhism. Hinduism “has no one identifiable founder, no strong organizational structure to defend it and spread its influence, nor any creed to define and stabilize its beliefs; and in a way that seems to defy

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Sacred Scripture and Cosmogony of Islam and Christianity

    The Sacred Scripture and Cosmogony of Islam and Christianity

    The Sacred Scripture and Cosmogony of Islam and Christianity In every religion around the world, there are very important scriptures and beliefs on how the universe came into being. Christianity and Islam are no different than any other religion in those aspects. They have similar thoughts on things in the sacred scriptures they have, and they also have opposing views. Also, these two religions have different views on the creation of the universe, both of

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Search for the Holy Grail

    The Search for the Holy Grail

    In Christian mythology, the Holy Grail was the dish, plate, cup or vessel used by Jesus at the Last Supper, said to possess miraculous powers. According to many versions of the story, Joseph of Arimathea used the Grail to catch Christ's blood while interring him and then took the object to Britain, where he founded a line of guardians to keep it safe. The quest for the Holy Grail makes up an important segment of

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Search for the Holy Grail

    The Search for the Holy Grail

    In Christian mythology, the Holy Grail was the dish, plate, cup or vessel used by Jesus at the Last Supper, said to possess miraculous powers. According to many versions of the story, Joseph of Arimathea used the Grail to catch Christ's blood while interring him and then took the object to Britain, where he founded a line of guardians to keep it safe. The quest for the Holy Grail makes up an important segment of

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Second Coming

    The Second Coming

    The Second Coming Attention Arousing Opening Sentence: You’re sitting at home relaxing watching television. All of a sudden a loud trumpet sound vibrates throughout the house. You run outside and notice that your neighbors have come outside also. You here the trumpet sound five more times. When the seventh trumpet blows, Will you be caught up? * Revelations 10:5-7 Then the mighty angel standing on the sea and on the land lifted his right hand

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: David
  • The Secret Country

    The Secret Country

    Questions in response to “THE SECRET COUNTRY” 1. Australia was regarded as empty land by the British because when the Europeans came to Australia they believed that because Aborigines didn’t cultivate the land and were not seen to use the land in a normal, proprietarial sense and also because the Aborigines believed that they didn’t own the land and they belonged to the land, the land therefore regarded as void. The law also states that

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Seventy Sevens of Daniel 9

    The Seventy Sevens of Daniel 9

    Table of Contents The Seventy Sevens of Daniel 9………………………………………………3 The Beasts of Revelation 13………………………………………………….. 9 The Seventy Sevens of Daniel 9 Accurate interpretation of prophecy can be challenging. Most often the foretelling of future events is secondary to a prophet’s admonition for repentance, resulting in the order of such events to be given out of chronological sequence. References to the first and second comings of the Messiah can be made in the same sentence. Only

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Top
  • The Shinto Religion

    The Shinto Religion

    The Shinto Religion Various religions focus on different aspects of importance. The Shinto religion, the principal of Japan, embraces a wide variety of beliefs and practices. Shinto emphasizes upon the worship of land and nature and of ancestors and ancient heroes. It also focuses on the divinity of the emperor. The Japanese term this native religion as kami-no-michi, “the way of the gods.” However, there are still scholars who do not fully understand the true

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Sign of the Loincloth: Jeremiah (13:1-11)

    The Sign of the Loincloth: Jeremiah (13:1-11)

    The Sign of the Loincloth: Jeremiah (13:1-11) The first eleven verses of chapter thirteen of Jeremiah are a very distinctive portion of an already unique book. Jeremiah’s vision of the sign of the loincloth is an affluent passage whose depth cannot be fully understood without a proper exegetical exploration. I intend on doing an exegesis on this passage of Jeremiah. The language and symbols used held significance easily understood by the original audience, yet are

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Significance of Pastoral Call

    The Significance of Pastoral Call

    BIBLIOGRAPHY Barclay, William. The Acts of the Apostles. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1976. Coleman, Robert. The Master Plan of Discipleship. New Jersey: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1928. Gordon, MacDonald. God’s Calling Plan: So what exactly is a “call to ministry”?. Volume XXIV, 2003. Greim, Janny. Called, Appointed, Annointed. London: Harrison House Publishers, 1999. Holderness, Jackie. Career and Calling. Grand Rapids: Geneva Press, 2001 Kelly, P John. Anointed for Calling. Grand Rapids: Ministryhouse Publishing, 2004

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Significance of the Trinity

    The Significance of the Trinity

    The Significance of the Trinity As the title indicates, the purpose of this paper is to elucidate on the Trinitarian nature of our God and its significance to our faith journey. While preparing for my RCIA project on ‘The Sign of the Cross’; I realized that I vocalize the Trinity probably a minimum of at least six times a day without giving any thought to the meaning of the words. My mind takes for

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Six Tasks of Catechesis

    The Six Tasks of Catechesis

    Catechist Formation Series University of Dayton, Continuing Education Institute for Pastoral Initiatives Final paper May 21, 2008 Seton Catholic Central School addresses the Six Tasks of Catechesis within the contexts of its Religion Department, Campus Ministry programs, and the Catholic culture of its school community. The National Directory for Catechesis articulates these six tasks, essential for the effective and authentic formation of our students and for the broader processes of evangelization. If our school is

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: newellbeth
  • The Son

    The Son

    The Son Years ago, there was a very wealthy man who, with his devoted son, shared a passion for art collecting. Together they traveled around the world, adding only the finest art treasures to their collection. Priceless works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet and many others adorned the walls of the family estate. The widowed elder man looked on with satisfaction, as his only child became an expienced art collector. The son's trained eye

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Spiritual Laws of Nature

    The Spiritual Laws of Nature

    For the purposes of this paper, natural law means a program / reaction / set of functions which becomes operational when called by the caller and as is engraved in the nature and as legislated by the God by his divine prerogative. Section (I) The Law of Words / Language / Thoughts 1. Anything which a human being speaks could manifest it into an objective reality if projected with absolute-faith or if repeated in such

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Spread of Christianity to Japan

    The Spread of Christianity to Japan

    Christianity In Japan [Name of the writer] [Name of the institution] Christianity in Japan Japan has been a home for Shinto and Buddhist religions for centuries. The Christian missionaries during the 16th, 19th and 20th centuries worked hard to evangelize the Japanese nation but could not get desired success. There efforts in past failed partly due to sanctions imposed by the local rulers. The Jesuits missionaries traveled with Spanish and Portuguese traders to many

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Stages of Heroes: Jesus Christ and Batman

    The Stages of Heroes: Jesus Christ and Batman

    Batman Begins Stages 1. Predeparture: We first meet Bruce Wayne as a child. He has a traumatic experience with bats. Later on that night his parents and him go to a show and Bruce wants to leave early because he keeps having flashbacks of the bats. They all leave early and his parents are killed in the alley behind the theatre. 2. Call to adventure: Parents are killed. So seeks to stop injustice in Gotham.

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    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Story of Allen and Grace Bonnett

    The Story of Allen and Grace Bonnett

    The Story of Allen and Grace Bonnett First of all, I just want to say that I am so grateful to be a disciple; I am grateful that my wife and I are a part of Gods great kingdom now. It’s been two years since my wife and I got baptized, and since then, God has done so many great things in our lives. God saved--- my marriage….my wife and I had been together since

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Story of Isaac

    The Story of Isaac

    The story of Isaac . In telling the story of Isaac it is very important to tell about his father Abram . Once Lord ordered Abram to leave his country , his people and his father's household and to go to the land that God was going to show him . After that God made promises which were fulfilled inthe rest of the Genesis. The first was making Abram into a great nation . Naturally

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Story of Isaak

    The Story of Isaak

    The story of Isaac. In telling the story of Isaac it is very important to tell about his father Abram.Once Lord ordered Abram to leave his country , his people and his father's household and to go to the land that God was going to show him . After that God made promises which were fulfilled inthe rest of the Genesis. The first was making Abram into a great nation . Naturally question arises :

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    Submitted: January 12, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Story of the Yans

    The Story of the Yans

    The story of how the Yans came to live with us is a God Story. The following account is an attempt to record the wonders God showed me since Hurricane Katrina came to Louisiana. By recalling the following, I hope to bless others as well as continue to remember God’s deeds at this time. On Monday night, August 29, 2005, our family watched the devastation of Hurricane Katrina on the news. The four of

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Success of Judaism

    The Success of Judaism

    Judaism has survived throughout history by being flexible and by admitting foreign influences into its practice. Its success in the 21st century depends on its ability to continue doing this in response to the pressures of modernity. Judaism has endured the challenges imposed upon it, by its ability to preserve deep-rooted traditions of the past. It is through maintaining customs from preceding times that defines the foundations of modern day Jewish practice, be it through

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Supremacy of Faith, the Supremacy of Reason

    The Supremacy of Faith, the Supremacy of Reason

    The Supremacy of Faith, The Supremacy of Reason The history of science has long been in conflict with religion or Ў§organized ignoranceЎЁ as Dr. David Starr Jordan called in his book Science and Sciosophy. In this conflict history would reveal that science always prevailed. At times this victory was won at the cost and/or suffering of the individual who earth the nerve to present their finding to the world as court. Obstructions have been raised

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The Ten Commandments, Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Virtues, and the Attitudes

    The Ten Commandments, Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Virtues, and the Attitudes

    The Ten Commandments, Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Virtues, and the Attitudes are the sets of laws that people base their lives around in becoming good Christians. Each set of the laws affect a Christian individual, more than any other because of the laws are rooted to the bible and Christian beliefs. So, a Christian individuals knowingly or unknowingly bases what they do in life around these sets of law. The Ten Commandments and seven

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Ten Dimensions of Faith

    The Ten Dimensions of Faith

    The Ten Dimensions of Faith Faith is what we believe. It is the relationship we have with God through Jesus because of Jesus' death, Crucifixion and Resurrection. First to understand faith you need to understand God's love for you - Agape love. This love is 100% unconditional. It is a sacrificial infinite love that God has for us. Imagine the best father - child relationship you can think of - father to son or father

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Ten Plagues: Acts of God or Acts of Nature

    The Ten Plagues: Acts of God or Acts of Nature

    The Ten Plagues: Acts of God or Acts of Nature Staying true to ones faith can be very difficult at times. But what makes it especially hard is when others try to disprove your beliefs. Throughout the history of Christianity, there have been many stories passed on through generations, especially through the Bible. These stories are the basis for many peoples continual faith in the Christian Religion. One of these stories is the story

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Test

    The Test

    Finally, after what seemed like an eternity of waiting, the day had come. September 28 was a day I had been anxiously waiting for since I turned 16 years old. I awoke early on this day, knowing I still needed practice for this momentous occasion. I sat in my mothers car and with my boyfriend as my passenger and coach, I tried to fit that Corolla in between the two strategically placed trashcans. Three, out

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Third Crusade

    The Third Crusade

    The Third Crusade was led by Frederick I Barbarossa of Germany, Philip II Augustus of France and Richard I the Lionheart of England, the three greatest monarchs of Western Europe at the time, all of whom were experienced military leaders, although Philip and Richard were already at odds before the crusade began. The crusaders travelled by two separate routes. Barbarossa marched overland from Germany, leaving in the spring of 1189. His march was one of

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    Submitted: May 5, 2011 By: noesen10
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