The book narrows down the subject of leadership to the stages of developing leaders and the lessons that one can draw from each of the involved steps.
The book "Practicing Greatness: 7 Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders" written by Reggie McNeal is a clear and accessible explanation of the path, purpose and challenges of being a spiritual leader.
The explicit approaches to leadership regarding spirituality imply that the Bible is very useful in acquisition of the requisite moral values and achievement of the best leadership practices2.
The Dalai Lama stated that "In every religion, there are transcendent things that are beyond the grasp of our mind and speech.
It is obvious, that during the Roman period the Church, and the Pope as its head, did not have great influence on the social life and were not able to interfere in the policy which [...]
The Dogon concept of the universe is based on the principle of vibrations of matter and general movement of the earth.
Despite the various challenges she has faced, including a threat on her life, Yousafzai still pushes her quest for education of girls in Pakistan and across the world.
The bishop of the diocese is the individual who receives the formal request and the reviews if there is enough evidence of the person's dedication to God and virtuous life.
We will discuss two of the characteristics of the ethics of Jesus, that is, His new concept of love and the value of the individual person and how they can be incorporated in our own [...]
Such problems will also affect the experiences of many believers in the world. Such individuals will also support the best ethical ideas.
Many people avoid incorporating Christian worldviews into their lives because of varying interpretations offered with regard to the relationship between religion and secular pursuits.
Coontz discusses these issues from the context of economic status of the American women and their limited role in society at the time.
Meditation incorporates many systems that are diverse in nature and are distinguishable by attention on focus that takes the form of concentrative techniques and mindfulness on the other end.
Holy Trinity Cathedral is a community of devoted Christians who congregate to praise and give thanks to their almighty God in the tradition of the Orthodox Christian church. One of the traditions of the Orthodox [...]
Nevertheless, as far as the believers' subjective perception of the surrounding reality is being concerned, this flesh and blood continue to appear in the form of bread and wine.
In order to understand various ideas about life after death, the research will analyze some of the popular believes deeply entrenched in the religion and cultural practices.
The category of good and evil is incorporated in people's existence and is manifested in all spheres of human life. In conclusion, it is possible to note that the category of good and evil is [...]
The main motivation for forming a cult is to gain control over people while that of a religion is to help followers find happiness, satisfaction, truth, and balance in their lives. Studies have established that [...]
The comparison stems from the idea of general similarity between the theological traditions that are valued by the citizens of two countries.
The major things I doubt, are that the children had seen anything miraculous at all; that what the children had actually seen was the image of the Lady, Jesus and other saints; that all the [...]
Therefore, the empowerment of the casualties of wartime rape and the women, in general, is one of the vital issues that need to be promoted in Bosnian society.
A sacred place can be defined as a place or a site where human beings go to seek the truth, meaning with divine inspiration that is mingled with beliefs and practices in an attempt to [...]
The power and the entity of God is a great mystery and so, people feel the awe and unexplained want and need to be a part of the Divine.
It is necessary to note that Muslims constitute the majority of population in the two regions. At the same time, Muslims in Pakistan tend to adhere to traditional rituals to preserve purity of their faith.
This emanates from the fact that the religion is only popular in one part of the world. Woo writes that it is possible to have many misconceptions about a belief, a religion and a practice [...]
In most cases, people who believe in the existence of a certain deity have a way of appreciating their creator. People on earth use meditations, prayers as well as chanting as a way of communicating [...]
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the effect of group influence on the self by using an experience at the Jewish religious service.
In most parts of the world, Christianity is the mainstream spiritual institution and therefore small spiritual units developing in a given place will either be referred to as sects or cults.
This school of thought claims that salvation is possible through believing in the power of Amitabha and the desire to be reborn in a gracious place. This means that it advocates for people to be [...]
Among the central religious concepts, there are a concept of God, the notion of good and evil, the afterlife, the idea of creation, sin and virtue.
However, before the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human rights, various religions such as Christianity, Islam and Hinduism also had their own set of rights that helped to create the basic structure that helped [...]
In spite of the fact that the followers of the Latter Day Saint Movement discuss Joseph Smith as the prophet equal to Moses and other prophets, this statement is rather controversial because the founder of [...]
For example, ity teaches that Jesus is the son of God, he is the way to salvation, and he was sent by God to save the world from sin.
It is the obligation of the members of the church to participate in community programs that help in the alleviation of poverty.
I would like to focus on the idea of interconnectedness as I believe this is the most precise and correct view of the universe.
In addition, the paper will also explore the history surrounding the concept of hell and analyze the two central views that characterize the protestant evangelicalism to draw a personal conclusion on the concept of hell [...]
Therefore, tolerance can be defined as the aspect of respecting people in their different nature and not demanding any same action from their beliefs From the Jewish perspective, extending their laws to encompass other religions [...]
The trend has led scholars in the field of theology to critically analyze the relationship between religion and animals. For instance, Watdaul holds the view that the relationship between religion and animals is a communion [...]
What is striking is not the act of seeking forgiveness but the reasons as to why the boy is seeking forgiveness.
Thus, as the article supports the importance of human consciousness and negates projection of humans as objects of religion, the content of the article is important to atheists.
These included the Christian church, the Evangelical Synod, the Reformed church and the Congregational church in the United States. All the four denominations that united to form the Church of Christ evolved from the Disciples [...]
This essay offers a literature review on religion and politics by accentuating the interdependence of the notions and the effects of religion on politics.
Reflectively, the analysis is based on prostitution, idolatry, and greed as condemned by Paul in his first and second letters to the converted early Christians in the city of Corinth.
In reference to Hines, the understanding of what life is defines the purpose of living it. The aim of the current research is to investigate the meaning of life according to the Islamic faith.
The attitude towards various types of Islamic clothing for women is different across all of the Islamic countries and cultures, and since due to the process of globalization many of Muslim immigrants have moved to [...]
The three "Abrahamic religions" are some of the largest and oldest religious groups in the history of mankind. However, although Christianity is a monotheist religion, God is considered to exist in form of "the Holy [...]
Rashidun Caliphate is the term used in Islam to refer to the first four leaders that came after the death of Prophet Mohammed.
The key point of the discussion was the prohibition or, on the contrary, the permission of the slavery on the new territories.
The protagonists of free will acknowledge that God is always aware of the choices that people intend to make and the consequences thereof.
In his book, he describes a scene in the garden of Milan where he is directed by a voice similar to a child's voice to go and read a verse from the scripture.
4 Much of the worship seeks to explore the interpretation of man to the Kingdom of God, all of which is dependent on the religious niche to which the worshiping music is made.
It can be a sign of the increased role of faith and Catholicism in the life of people. The two books provide an in-depth analysis of the transition of the ancient world into the medieval [...]
Once establishing the source that has the greatest influence on the women and the ways which are most typical of women to be converted into Buddhism, whether it is the doctrinal one, or the one [...]
Paley's argument on the existence of God, the way he compares and contrasts God and his creation with a watch and a watchmaker, is relevant and to some extent realistic.
Did the founders of the nation plan to set up a nation that gave special merit to Christianity? The president's policy statements claimed that the United States was chosen by God to watch over the [...]
Religion acts as some sort of governing body which provides rules and a manual in the way life should be lived; how human beings should behave, what is right and what is wrong, what is [...]
The purpose of this paper is to explore the subject of religious tolerance and its usefulness in the academic approach to the religious phenomenon.
This New era has come with many catastophes ranging from economic meltdowns,global warming and wars that have led to the destruction of a better America.
Those people who are yet to assume a religious identity are often castigated by the rest of the society. This to some is a derogatory term resulting from the fact that one does not have [...]
The current state of the world is very insensitive to the plight of the poor and the sick because the government and the church alone have great responsibility of helping the needy.
In the words of Plato, "Piety, then, is that which is dear to the gods and impiety is that which is not dear to them"..
The story of Adam and Eve in the bible also shows a woman as a person close to the devil for breaking God's command by eating the specific fruit that she was warned not to [...]
But despite the fact that the changes came very soon and caught people unawares, the bravest summoned up their courage and found the spirits to struggle against the invasion of the barbarians, their hope nestling [...]
Religious ceremonies are a reminder of sacred origins and indicate the necessity of harmonious way of life and a balance of the universe.
The caste system leads to the isolation and exploitation of the weak classes of the society by the upper privileged classes, since the Hindu religion and traditions view poverty and their respective social classes as [...]
The Bible is the main source of understanding Christianity and its concepts. In this part of the Bible, God is not viewed as someone who takes the side of the poor and regards attempts to [...]
As demonstrated by this particular author, the traditional food culture is important in the Hindu religion because of the fact that food "speaks" a language that conjoins the gross and the subtle, body and spirit, [...]
The reason for this is that, as practice indicates, the activities of just about any Church are being ultimately concerned with making it possible for the affiliated clergymen to ensure the never-ending flow of monetary [...]
This essay highlights religious thoughts with regard to the whole issue of euthanasia, bringing into focus the extent to which our society has been influenced by courtesy of the Dr.
The role of women in the church is one of the most controversial issues plaguing Christianity today. This teaching is context specific, and is not a generalization on the participation of women in ministry.
In the book of Genesis, the Bible explains the way in which God developed the world and everything contained in it.
The verses explain why God is the only solution to these challenges and problems. The best solution is for every Christian to remain humble and trust in his or her God.
To the rest of the population, Millard opines that Jihad evokes conflict and war, and it is the defining factor for making Islam to have the least reception in the minds of such opponents.
The outstanding fact is that the Bible discourages the practice. Divorce is harmful to both society and the Church.
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that the assertions of the book of Romans do not singly represent the biblical worldview. Paul attempts to explain the place of God in the creation of [...]
There are various reasons that led to the flourishing of Hinduism and Islam in the country while Christianity and Buddhism took a beating in the country.
In today's society, people utilize the ideals promoted by the Puritan Ethic to improve their lives and the lives of other people.
Christians believe that avoidance of sin and emulation of the life of Jesus are sufficient to create a relationship with God.
This paper highlights the impact of both religions on the medieval world by showing that the influence of Islam on Medieval Europe was stronger than the influence of Christianity in medieval Asia.
While Catholic Social Teachings call for the people in the society to promote equality, the poor people in the society are seen as a nuisance to the financially liberated members of the society.
The idea of "common good" will support many people in the world. The practice will support many people in the world.
In this case, much attention should be paid to a collection of restrictions or taboos that should govern the decisions or actions of a person. This is one of the issues that should not be [...]
The United States negotiators wanted the Palestinians to own the Arab part of Jerusalem, and the Israelites to remain with the Jewish part of Jerusalem, but their proposal failed.
The interviewed member acknowledged that "the rector interviews potential members and administers the special sacrament, which is intended to bind the recruits to the oath of secrecy, religious cleanliness, and submission to the rules and [...]
One should keep in mind that the experiences of the respondents may not coincide with the views of Sunnis and Shias who may be living in other countries.
This essay will try to explain factors that are influential in shaping the future of religion in America. These activities by the media will help in the distribution of religion because it is no doubt [...]
In spite of the fact that religious principles are associated with the importance of maintaining peace, love, and charity, the modern world of religious expression is mostly based on the economic factors which are closely [...]
The people interacted in a friendly manner and shared their ideas effectively. The above exercise explains why human beings interpret certain events and symbols in a particular manner.
In the same vein, it relates the importance of religious conflicts to the existing state of religion in the modern world, the comparison of religious conflicts to the church-sect typology, and the application of religious [...]
The status quo may sometimes influence Christianity as it tries to change norms in society and influence people to accept Jesus Christ.
Particularly, this paper highlights the Christian influence on marriage, family, health, lifestyle, and the development of laws and social customs. Christian influences on marriage, lifestyle choices, and health outline how religion affects our social practices.
Samuel was called by God in the wee hours and chosen to go to serve as a prophet to the Israelites as recorded in 1 Samuel 3:10.
Despite the idea that is partaking in a group customary practice kills, the need for artistic expressivity exists, the actual introduction of group sense into the process of a habitual action, as well as the [...]
Since there is a contradiction in the conceiving the law of swindling, it is not right for religions to make money by swindling people. There is a contradiction in the will of the law not [...]
For instance, in the Islamic affiliation, women are treated as the property of the man and have to dedicate their entire life in the service of these 'superior' beings at the expense of their happiness.
That is the only way to ensure that we go to heaven. Krishna: At the time of the confession, the priest is the representative of God.
The most basic concept that is addressed by both religion and philosophy is the existence of good and evil. Education and the upbringing of a child are one of the key effectors on the forces [...]
The institution was launched on the corner of a street; however, members worked towards owning their own property by the end of the year.
These cultural beliefs are passed to generations through stories and myths that connect the facts of life by showing that life is seriously flawed. There is a need for salvation, which is the way to [...]
The public apology by the Pope aimed to address the negative relations that characterized the Catholic Church and the Jewish community.