A saving grace of the Taliban movement was the reduced crime in the country as many of the previously followed traditions were banned by the Taliban.
When the church is assimilated by culture then it has to share some of its practices to the culture and still, the culture takes some of the Christian values therefore it means that culture is [...]
The following words of Oliver Wendel Holmes seem to express the common view of the critics of Edwards' works: "Edwards's system seems in light of today, to the last degree barbaric, mechanical, materialistic, pessimistic.
Hinduism, many believe, is not a religion; it is a way of life, a set of beliefs and traditions evolved over a period of time in the Indian subcontinent.
The status of women in Islam has often been misinterpreted by the Western world, however, one only needs to read the Islamic texts as well as examine the history of women in the Muslim world [...]
The purpose of this paper is to study the concept of karuna in Buddhism and its relevance to the two major sects in that religion namely Theravada Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism.
The rest of the book is essentially the story of this transition from a lover of America to a dislike of what America has turned out to be, since the September 11, attacks.
The Hebrew Bible is one of the main religious which helps to understand and analyze the role of women in ancient society.
The conversion of Empire Constantine to Christianity was on of the milestones in the spread of the Christian faith. He ensured that the initially feared religion was legitimized in Rome, declared it the religion of [...]
In the viewpoint of religion and theology, the issue of evil is the trouble of reconciliation the existence of evil or suffering in the world with the existence of a god.
The softening of boundaries of the self is of paramount importance for they are too tight as one sees the other as separate, different, and apart from oneself which can lead to conflict and violence.
The rise of a political society in the middle age that was united by the social structures of Islam had an adverse consequence on the development of the world of Islam.
The teachings of the Buddhist are essentially meant to change ourselves and not others like a Christian believer and in the teaching the change occurs when we are "filled with" or we are awaken to [...]
Be that as it may, there is no doubt that the Church today would like to be seen as a forward thinking body, capable of a great level of tolerance and lenience.
This social and economic significance of the Hajj is worth studying as the Hajj is considered to lead to transformative changes in the pilgrim's life and his relationship with the world.
The faith of Buddhism was shaped by a man by the name of Siddhartha Gautama who is supposed to have been imagines by a miraculous conception "in which the future Buddha came to his look [...]
However, in the conversations with the priest, Henry reveals that the Christian spirit is the result of the defeat, probably implying that this particular religion is inherent to the unsuccessful and the marginalized.
In American society, the public school has taken over many of the functions of the family, the church, and the job.
By examining Christian's views on the fallenness of the world, the hope of resurrection, and the value of a person's life, one can see that euthanasia is not a morally acceptable option for a Christian [...]
This is why, I believe that there might be a wide diversity of religions around the world, but essentially all religions are the same: they serve as a guide for everyone in order to go [...]
The Constitution allows for activities involving religion to be practiced in public schools though teachers and administrators are largely unaware of the laws about the issue.
Saint Augustine supposes that all people are commanded to love God purely have not in the past and still do not always love God in that way or act out of pure love of God.
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, having made known to [...]
The witches were people who were believed to destroy the society and they were mostly women, many were poor or elderly and most were unmarried.
In the light of the movie and the works on him, let us analyze the life of Bonhoeffer the true sacrificial martyr."What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality?
The concept of the sudden opening of the mind and the concept of meditation are deemed as opposing aspects of Chan Buddhism.
Although in that book Mackey mentions using the ideas of the essay in his book, this acknowledgment is missing in Gillespie's collection of essays where the title of Mackey's book is erroneously given as Chaos [...]
However, applying this to the religions of the world in general would mean an oversimplification of the truth. Beyond the dogma of the particular religion, there is the universality of the different world religions.
The development, doctrines, and practices of the major religions of the world bear witness to the fact that the world is interrelated and the various religions are the result of various cultural traditions.
Ted Byfield and Almas Zakiuddin share their thoughts about the celebration of Christmas and how people change during that time of year.
God is conceived of as immortal and eternal, the creator of the universe, and the resource of morality. In the Jewish faith the exodus which is the emigration of the Israelites from Egypt to Canaan, [...]
In regard to the followers of these faiths although recognizing them to be followers of the books revealed by Allah the Koran takes issue over what it considers to be the misinterpretation of the books.
The dynamic theory holds the view that inspiration is a supernatural act or fact and it is the work of the Lord God not the work of man or any other thing.
In the border of European religious reflection, religions present a general quality, the "brand of patriarchal religious thought": the splitting up of the world in two broad domains, one consecrated, the other blasphemous Religion is [...]
Teachings of the birth of Jesus are found in the Bible and every Christian belief that the Bible is a holy book.
The first or the primary stage of religious evolution is the Mana or Fetishism which is the most prehistoric stage of not only religion but the entire human race.
The creation of the universe and its constellations, human procreation, and the birth of all else resulted from the exile from the world of Purusha, the primal cosmic being.
The author is the 19th century Harvard psychologist and philosopher, concerned through all his life with the problems of the existence of a human on Earth and the role of religion in human's life.
There are many predominant themes in the religion, and they can be grouped as ethics and duties called as "Dharma", the cycle of life that includes birth, living, death, and again rebirth or "Samsara"; the [...]
The following paper is a discussion about the early development of Wahhabism and the relation of the movement to the Al Saud family from the period 1740 to 1840.
The history of the Christian churches in the Caribbean dates from the beginning of the Conquista and the times of slave trade and slavery.
E, expressed his appreciation of the Song of Solomon in the Jewish Mishna with the following words: "The whole world was not worthy of the day in which this sublime Song was given to Israel".
A Buddhist can therefore relate to the phrase 'kingdom of God' as the process of living and discovering the heaven that is located within a person's heart.
The three jewels of Buddhism which are the main ideals at the heart of Buddhism are together identified as the Three Jewels, or the Three Treasures.
On the other side, Buddhism is officially introduced to Japan by Korea in the mid-sixth century, and in the eighth century, it was adopted as the national religion.
The book creates sharp differences in the concept of the body which is a receptacle, the spirit which is the doer, and the Universe which is the provider of all things.St.
The book by Armstrong reveals a panorama of the alterations that have occurred in the monotheistic religions of modern humankind and emphasizes that they are connected by a common origin.
Led by Campbell, there were groups in America in the earlier parts of the nineteenth century that advocated the idea of the Second Coming of Jesus to earth, such as the Millerites and the Mormons.
It was also said that the greatest botched opportunity in all church history was in the 1260s the court of the great Kublai Khan asked the Polos when they returned to Italy in 1269 to [...]
Aside from introducing Moral law, Lewis also introduces the idea that God is the source of the universe as opposed to Satan who rebels and is the source of all evil.
The ancient Greek political system was monarchical in the beginning, and the rulers were despots and controlled the political system with the help of power.
Certainly, these essays explore different ideas in the same field Waxman seeks to explain the numerous incarnations of Judaism as a religion, ethnicity, and culture, and the effect of American culture, while Liebman wrestles with [...]
He can be compared to a social marginal who longs to have a life like that of the rich Man because further down in verse 21, he is said to have desired what 'fell from [...]
He is the one who has sent us in this world to live and to do various types of activities so that we can understand that what actually life means. And the answer is that [...]
It can also be learned from the theory that philosophy is the head of emancipation, and the proletariat is its heart.
According to traditional Jewish belief, the God who created the world established a covenant with the Israelites and revealed His laws and commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of Torah and the [...]
The accomplishment of the elevating state of 'Moksha' is the final goal of Hinduism, whereas Buddhism aspires to attain the elevating state of 'Nirvana' as its final aim.'Moksha', the final outcome of which is ultimate [...]
The Vedanta is composed of ranyakas and Upanishads, of which Aranyakas or 'of the forest' provide meditative yogic practices, contemplations of the mystic one, and the manifold manifested principles.
It also involved the worship of heroic gods such as Indra which was quite similar to the religion practiced by the Greeks.
In accordance with the tradition of Judaism, the 'will' of God shapes the behavior of humans and was disclosed to Moses and the people of Israel at Mount Saini.
The Umma also provides a window or point of interface for the Muslim society and the non-Muslims in the society where they are found.
The country has however undergone much secularization which began in the Ottoman Empire with the abolition of the caliphate, the supreme religious and political office of Islam.
For the Sunnis, Allah can be seen on the earth and in the afterlife while the Shiites believe that Allah does not have a body and cannot and will never be seen.
More difficult is to specify the role of women in these two religious traditions. What concerns the Anglican church it has more liberal norms and traditions in relation to women.
What is true for the literary remains is equally the case for Israel's iconographic evidence that is available to the contemporary scholar and interpreter as a result of the extensive archaeological work of the last [...]
The main focus of the essay will be on the emergence of the historical consciousness in modern Judaism, which is the sole purpose of this research.
Furthermore, the members of the Berlin Verein f r Kultur und Wissenschaft des Judentums, who were in large part the architects of the new "critical" study of Jewry, often associated themselves with the movement for [...]
Topic: The article covers the topic of Deuteronomistic History including the early development of the theory, the work of Martin Noth, the history after Noth, and current scholarships.
The discussions presented in the essay demonstrate the fact that faithful Christians believed that their spiritual wellbeing was negatively affected and corrupted by the growth of Islam.
Unlike other interpretations of the meaning of grace in the Christian tradition, Wesley's approach toward the subject matter suggests splitting the concept of the means of grace into the works of piety and those of [...]
Kangyur means "translations of the word" of the Buddhas and consists of sutras, tantras, and the root texts attributed to the Buddhas Buddha Shakyamuni and later enlightened beings, like Guru Padmasambhava.
Therefore, the abuse and misunderstanding of Muslims' communities and their representatives are based on mutual ignorance of both parties, where Muslims do not display and align their values and traditions with the U.S.society, while the [...]
According to the Bible, both Cain and Abel brought their offerings to the Lord, but only the latter gained respect, provoking such feelings as envy and anger in the former, which made the Lord an [...]
The idea of considering the traditional definition of God as the being that cannot be comprehended allows altering the theological understanding of the Creator.
On the one hand, there are a number of policy-makers/teachers who actively resist the idea that students should be required to familiarize themselves with the basic tenets of the world's major religions, in the first [...]
On the other hand, in Indonesia, the largest Muslim-majority nation in the world, Islam has infiltrated politics to play a major role in the 2019 re-election of President Jokowi.
The fundamental ideas of the book are concerned with the understanding of how spiritual and psychological ideas and actions related to them are interconnected.
The author discusses the concept of an authoritative being in Islamic law by examining the idea of the existence of Divine sovereignty, the function of compliance in the creation of authority, and the purpose of [...]
First of all, I became highly fascinated by finding my personal understanding of the word amystic.' The author gives her definition at the very beginning of the introduction, but still, I tried to make the [...]
In the course of time, the English language changes, and the scholars try to accommodate the Bible to assist the believers in understanding it.
Biblical maximalists took a fundamentalist perspective toward the interpretation of the Scripture and claimed the historical accuracy of the accounts provided.
The contextual background of Paul is associated with the ancient Christian tradition that is shared by the Orthodox and Catholic Churches - the authorship of fourteen letters in the New Testament to the apostle Paul.
According to Luther, this was contrary to the Scriptures and the very idea of a church. Luther was a key persona that affected the onset and further transformation of the Catholic Church.
However, the views on the nature of the relationship between Jesus and his teachings and those of the Jewish community vary. In that sense, he was a product of his upbringing and was a part [...]
The phenomenon of a false self is typically rendered as one of the options of spiritual development and the fostering of the qualities that will make one deviate from the path of enlightenment.
With the focus on bringing people of the Christian faith together and the promotion of Christian values and virtues, the course will shed a lot of light on the role of a leader and the [...]
Therefore, the main difference of polytheism from both humanism and monotheism is that the given view sees gods as imperfect and powerful entities, who are the cause of injustice and human flaws.
The reconstruction of the documents created by the mentioned historians allows considering and evaluating their content in order to reveal the most appropriate speech documentation.
It is interesting to identify the personal and political reasons, as well as the religious underpinnings of the two, that are contributing to the contemporary extensive use of the phrase.
In today's world, much preference is given to individual relationships with the Lord, while both Old and New testaments pinpoint the importance of communion in the course of the Christian journey.
The case study along with other sources examined the attempt to provide a perspective, both academic and personal on the reality of the Islamic faith, how it is an inherently peaceful religion, and the internal [...]
Based on the doctrines that are presented by the modern church community, the understanding of the mysteries of faith comes through studying the science of God and the ideas that are considered in the Scripture.
The religious encounter issue examined in this case study is appropriation and transition of the Hindu religious and cultural practice of yoga for mass adoption in the West.
It is a neutral stance that does not seek to be arrogant through degradation and conflict, but also a principle of self-realization and a reflection of trust in faith and the "essential disposition to the [...]
YouTube videos are becoming one of the most popular media resources in the modern world, largely due to the ease of accessibility and appeal to a short length format which includes a significant amount of [...]
Therefore, these populations and communities that adhere to various religious identities are excluded from the dialogue which is not always correct.
In the modern pluralistic world, there are many regions in both developed and developing countries with deeply divisive century-old religious conflicts that can only be maintained through competence and understanding of the inherent socio-cultural elements [...]
The main objective of this essay is to examine various reflections of the ideas expressed in the book mentioned above in sermons, literature, and music.
Mark 6:45-52 is the story of the "stilling of the storm," in which the disciples, riding a boat against a headwind, encounter Jesus, who is walking on water.
It is possible to agree with the fact that Jesus did not wholly renounce the ideology of Judaism, but presented a different outlook on the religion and the vision of God.
Modern Buddhism has been integrated as a key part of the globalization movement, and it explains why the faith has spread throughout different parts of the world. The correlation between Buddhism and globalization stems from [...]
First and foremost, God is a part of the world, but he is also above and beyond it, existing outside of people's ability to envision his person fully.
At the end of the Book, God explains to Job that every creature in the world has its mission, only He knows the reason of all events, and people should unquestionably trust their God as [...]
The Protestant Reformation of the 16th century is one of the most important occurrences in the history of modernity. Given the polemical nature of this topic, different historians and scholars have written varying accounts of [...]
He became Buddha and gathered disciples in the valley of the Ganges who spread the knowledge and contributed to the scripture.
The origin and development of Buddhism is attributed to the life experiences and achievements of the Buddha. 1 The Dutch colonialists and settlers from China presented the teachings of the Buddha to the people.
Different regions have adopted specific ways of being religious that have been influenced by the cultural attributes of the people, influence from other religions, and the ideas associated with various Asian philosophies.
Towards the end of the first century, Christianity had spread in the Roman Empire to the extent that the government officials' attention was drawn by this new religion.
Knowledge of the historical context gives a glance and understanding of the path to the growth and change of Muslim rituals and practices. The history of Islam and Muslim communities represents a vast cultural layer [...]
Some of the leading ones included Lutheranism in the wider European region and the Anglican Church in England. Most of the above religious groups are attributable to this hero's decision.
In this principle, the crucial role of being socially mindful is highlighted as a way to improve oneself and the world.
The greatest role that religion should play in the modern world is the regulation of behavior and provision of mental peace.
The value of the Crusades to the discussion about religion and war is indisputable because the armed expansion of supposed enemies was done in the name of Christianity and was directly encouraged by the Pope.
Thus, the central question of the poem is answered through Job's story of devotion to God both in times of prosperity and in times of suffering.
God's forgiveness to people is one of the key themes in the Old Testament, and it is central to the New Testament.
Some of the factors that can be modified by religion include those that are related to such crucial aspects of human lives as politics, economy, and culture.
One impediment to the analysis of religion and morality is the propensity of analysts to use their social perspective in describing a moral concern.
Whereas some believe that religion is needed for the benefit of society, others think that the concept of religion is outdated and that contemporary society no longer requires religious guidance to prosper. Therefore, religion is [...]
The last view is that of conversion and indicates that Christ is the one who is capable of transforming culture. According to the text, those who embrace this view tend to be optimistic and positive [...]
The 19th and 20th centuries brought challenges and opportunities for Buddhism, as a religious sect, which underlined the need for change from an amorphous and disorganized outfit to the formation of institutions of governance and [...]