However, another consequence of this multicultural environment is that religion has become a point of difference, which cannot pass unnoticed as not only the number of people residing in a country is affected religious beliefs [...]
In the article "Concepts and Institutions for a New Buddhist Education: Reforming the Sa gha between and within State Agencies," Stefania Travagnin discusses the opposition between Buddhist education and Western education in China the beginning [...]
To be a human meant to occupy a proper place in the society and to be a member of the system. Neo-Confucians taught people to understand the material world around them and be an integral [...]
The authors conclude that the critical evaluation of religious and cultural dimensions of thought is important in the comprehension of responses to prohibited thoughts and emotions.
Some of the claims in the article sound farfetched, but it is apparent that one of the characteristics of the Tibetan Buddhists is the mystical powers possessed by some of the individuals.
The author is trying to inform the reader about the future of Christianity. This kind of transition indicates that Christianity is a religion that is one the move.
The assumptions of the divine command theory are based on the idea that God commands what is morally appropriate, and things and actions can be viewed as moral or ethically obligatory due to God's directions.
Still, God is a perfect being and never acts against his nature, while people may misunderstand the notion of the good and the evil.
Religion is an indispensable part of the American society, and, as the Wars and the post-was historical situation molded the culture of consumerism, religion is taking the form of a product that can be marketed [...]
A woman of approximately 25 years of age, Terry agreed for a short interview after I explained the purpose of it as studying the current and the future place of religion in the formation of [...]
When speaking about the way that modern media shape and change the views on the most popular traditional religions, it is necessary to pay increased attention to the media representation of Islam and Muslims as [...]
The possibility of arranging a personalized schedule is discussed by the Chief Executive Officer, the Supervisor, and the particular employee. The decision of closing may be made by the CEO in the case of extreme [...]
The predicted conditions and practices that may be experienced in the future need intense voices to request for the rebirth of spiritual practices to manage the issues that will be faced by humanity.
In 1978, the United States Congress enacted the Indian American Religious Freedom Act that supported the protection and preservation of the freedom to believe and practice customary religions amongst Indian American s, Eskimos, Aleuts, and [...]
According to the definition of relativism, it is a concept that calls for the opinion that there is no universal truth in any concept. The contradictions emanate from the fact that it is impossible to [...]
As expected, the failure of the prophecy that was witnessed in 1972 led to a massive drop in the popularity of the cult, yet the following rearrangement of the church and the reprioritizing of the [...]
In this connection, the paper aims at identifying Buddhist religion that is prevalent in Vietnam focusing on three paramount concepts I learned in class such as the moral policy of the Denver Buddhist Temple, symbolic [...]
The constant military conflicts and weakness of local governments turned this land into one of the main sources of instability that impacts the whole world and conditions the appearance of numerous concerns related to the [...]
One of the main reasons for the location of the church in St. It was completed in 1914 and is considered the mother church of the Archdiocese.
In the past, Santeria has been largely compared to witchcraft because they have some similarities but is Santeria witchcraft or is it entirely different?
The new approach of delivering messages to the audience has made it possible for those interested in getting the word of God regularly in the course of the week to get it without having to [...]
History shows that terrorism occurs all over the world, yet the scope of recent terrorist acts, initiated by organizations that claim to be religious, has contributed to the creation of a negative image of Islam.
The primary goal of this project, therefore, is to explore the impact of religious diversity on public safety and community policing and to articulate the need to address religious persecution in order to promote public [...]
Several important figures are the same in Islam and Christianity, and the storylines in the Bible and Koran match in many parts of these books.
This situation led to the Treaty of Medina, which was ratified by non-Muslims, including Arabs, the Jews of Medina, and the Muslim communities.
Thus, the work emphasizes the significance of Easter parades and the movements of church decoration, in the initiation of stable marketing strategies, which affect both the national economy and the well-being of separate retailers.
They can be in a form of a note expressing the condolences of some relatives and friends of the deceased if they cannot attend the funeral, a mass card, flowers and meals, donation to the [...]
The combination of the unique factors impacting the development of the state and the structure of the population resulted in the creation of the US society, which could be characterized by the high level of [...]
Chinese music was shaped by both the political traditions of Confucianism and the philosophical traditions of Daoism. With the introduction of Buddhism, its monophonic nature was transformed by the influence of the religion that was [...]
The biblical worldview provides a framework of the beliefs that shape the kind of relations that Christians have with themselves, the world, and with God.
However, such attempts in the church are met with resistance and even use of the Bible verses to disapprove of women's role in the leadership. The modern church needs to be progressive and allow women [...]
The baby at birth, therefore, is genetically identical to the intended parents than the surrogate mother, as opposed to traditionally surrogacy where the baby bears attributes of the surrogate mother and biological father. This is [...]
The purpose of this paper is to list some of the prevalent acts of corruption committed by the church and its followers and to understand the reasons behind them.
The visit gave me the opportunity to explore the attributes of Jainism. The priest of the temple told me that the major religious text was called the Agamas.
The issues surrounding the effects of the Internet on religion have been the center of controversy of the debate on the topic with scholars belonging to either of the sides seeking to substantiate their arguments.
Moreover, one could admit the perfect balance between the peculiarities of the local landscape and the architectural style of the building. This fact conditions the great beauty of the given ensemble and improves the image [...]
The paragraph that is cited above makes a critical point to the discussion of the assigned readings, because it addresses the issue of legal articulation of the ethical norms as the main underlying cause of [...]
The combination of peoples beliefs, natural phenomena, and socio-cultural conditions led to the increase of the role of artefacts in the life of society.
One of the essential teachings of Muhammad and Allah is for a Muslim to honor the month of Ramadan. The month of Ramadan causes Muslims to change their ordinary lifestyle and submit to the teachings [...]
According to the monotheistic religion of the Jews, there is one God in the world Whose Law is to be observed by humanity. In our days, Judaism is considered to be one of the strongest [...]
The difference is probably due to the history of the Greek Orthodox Church, and the message that its adherents desire to convey to the world.
And it is possible to say, that the same telos is represented in the service outlined in the second part of the assignment. The achievement of the new life and the good associated with it [...]
The purpose of the analysis is to demonstrate that despite the tendency of the Methodist Church to maintain Christian standards of behavior, Wesley's ideas of equality in the face of God reflected in his doctrine [...]
In this case, the Confucianism philosophy holds that the father must remain in charge of both the moral and academic education of the son.
The idea of equality in the face of God is the major point of connection between the Black Theology and the Black Power Movement.
When we attempt to analyze the nature of spirituality in the African Diaspora, it is highly important to remember that the Black Church appeared as a response to slavery.
Birth is the first of the main rites of passage in the vast majority of African cultures. In African cultures, the concepts of life and death are tightly intertwined.
Spiritual care of the Yoruba people, represented by the set of religious practices and traditions called Orisha or Ifa, is the primary theme of this paper. All children living in a community are to be [...]
The critical feature of the Puritan community may be expressed by the attachment of individuals to the laws of the Bible.
On the negative side is that prayers might enhance the relationship between the client and the counselor to the level of the patient thinking the counseling prayers are enough to sustain him.
There are multiple socio-cultural factors that induce the creation of the peaceful environment in the society and that are conditioned by the historical events in the country. Therefore, the cultural segregation in Melbourne is of [...]
Catholicism has given me the right vision of the world and the ability to judge everything I meet in my life through the prism of the teachings left by Christ.
Japanese believe that they are minority in the US. The rate of coexistence is high among Japanese and whites in the US.
The sermon was about the importance of praising the Lord God Most High and never forgetting the benefits that come along with such worship.
It is a truth that God has revealed in both the bible and in practical life. The aim of integration is for people to apply what they learn from God's word and works.
The mandate can be achieved owing to the large population of Christians in the world. 1 Missionary work is the centre of the church's vocation in the world.
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.