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Religious Hypocrisy: Issue Review

In this short story the writer gives a glimpse on the religious attitude of the Grandmother and there is a small discussion between the Grandmother and Misfit. The religious hypocrisy of the Grandmother is illustrated [...]
  • Subjects: Religious Writings
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 1029

The Story of Wovoka as Savior

This was his opinion which created a perception in the mind of the natives. All in all, a perception created by Wovoka in the minds of his people and those who came to him was [...]
  • Subjects: Religion Figures
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 872

Religious Themes in Khaled Hossein’s Books

Introduction Faith and Daily living Faith and character Sin Redemption Destiny and Character Forgiveness This paper is a personal reflection on two novels "a thousand Splendid Suns" and "the Kite Runner", both written by [...]
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1445

The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Story of the Flood

Gilgamesh is portrayed as a strong, bold and cruel king of Uruk in the beginning. Arjuna, the central character of the epic Mahabharatha is a man of strength, wisdom and who adheres to his duties.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 763

The Flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh asks Utanapishtim to narrate the story of his fate, and Utanapishtim reveals the secret behind his fate through the story of the flood.
  • Subjects: Religious Writings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 878

Islamic Faith and Ritual Practice

In the Islamic faith, rituals, known in their religion as ibadat, meaning acts of obedience, service, and worship to God, form the foundation on which the whole faith is anchored.
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1751

Mother Teresa as a Religious Hero

She founded the Missionaries of Charity that was devoted to the service of the poorest of the poor in the remote slums of Calcutta.
  • Subjects: Religion Figures
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 862

Myths of Male Devine: Knowledge About God

Biology is relegated to the backseat and the role of women in procreation is rubbished by these myths. In some communities, the status of a man is equal to that of a god or a [...]
  • Subjects: Theology
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 780

The Importance of the Oracle of Apollo

Apollo fell in love with Cassandra when she was very young and her gave her the gift of prophesy and made her his priestess. Robert Fagles was the most interesting and informative in his introduction [...]
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 377

Vedic Hinduism, Classical Hinduism and Buddhism

The difference between Vedic and Classical Hinduism is fundamentally approach towards life rather than beliefs or reformation and the progression from the former to latter is not clear in terms of time.
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 611

The Theodicy Concepts Overview

The demand for a world free from all evils is one that seems to be implicit in the set of dogmas that make up orthodox theism-though.
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 1157

Jesus’ Depiction in the Gospels of Mark and Luke

The proponent of this study would like to follow this assumption that Mark purposely omitted other parts of Jesus biographical information because he wanted his readers to know the most important aspects of Jesus life [...]
  • Subjects: Religion Figures
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1297

Importance of Bible with Respect to Christian Ministry

It also mentions the roles and responsibilities of Christian ministry in the society and in the church, basic requirements to become as a minister etc in the base of New Testament.
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1629

The Nature and Essence of Islam

The main principle of foundation in Islam is iman, submission to God is the principle of Islam, the after life exists and the goal of the world life is to attain the afterlife.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1216

Political Islam in the Middle East

The essay then develops the theme by explaining the causes of the rise of political Islam being rooted in the exploitation of the Middle East by the West and that there are three distinct Islamic [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 810

Catholic Identity and Culture in Australian Schools

While the Catholic education system is almost as old as the church herself; and that education has been a major field of involvement in the activities of the church, the system has managed to remain [...]
  • Subjects: Religious Education
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 2877

Mankind—Doomed From Birth or Hope in life

To him this is a reflection of the sinful soul of man which indulges in different immoral and wicked thoughts and actions from the time of infancy.
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 2772

Islam: The Origin and Early Expansion

The Persian Empire stretched from banks of Indus and Oxus rivers in the East to Euphrates in the west. War and ferocity was in the culture and education of Arabs.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 916

A Christian Perspective of Health Care

Sometimes, on the contrary, the failure of the church in many social institutions to dissolve alliances with the most conservative sections of the ruling groups, a Catholic conscience would drive followers and believers to secular [...]
  • Subjects: Religious Education
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2255

The Man Who Was Thursday by Chesterton

Actually, the core of the symbolic relationships which are the allegory and nightmare of that some elements of the story can be perceived by are referred to as the more shallow surface meanings in the [...]
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 1008

Karl Barth’s Views on the Foundations of Christianity

In his works, Barth brings in a new position and point of focus as regards Christian theology in all the aspects of human life and domains including the social, economic, and political spheres.
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 1997

“Rational Monotheism” by Edip Yüksel

Therefore, we need to refer to religion as to what it is a psychological sublimation of homo sapience's longing to gain a state of higher consciousness, while continuously developing, in the biological sense of this [...]
  • Subjects: Concepts of God
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1582

South East Asia: Lama Gangchen Peace Foundation

We were part of the Brazilian wing of a Buddhist peace foundation called the "Centro de Dharma da Paz Shid De Choe Tsog", a part of the world-renowned "Lama Gangchen Peace Foundation", traveling in Nepal [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 562

Brainwashing in Religion

Religious Landscape Survey report that the greatest gaining group in the analysis of religious affiliation of the United States was the group of the unaffiliated, i.e.those who said that they were not affiliated to any [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1799

The Civilizations of India- Modern Period

The paper concludes by stating that while Hinduization has been largely successful and ongoing, certain factors such as stratification of the Hindu caste system, exploitation of the weaker castes, and lack of missionary zeal have [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 2835

Representation of Christianity to Jews

The second reason why it would be difficult to present Christianity to the Jews is based on the fact that they have a narrow-minded understanding of the historical Jesus.
  • Subjects: Religious Writings
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 2079

The Existence of the Paranormal

Claiming that the paranormal does not exist only because it cannot be proven is erroneous because the experience of humanity shows that lack of knowledge often leads to mistakes; at present, people believe in several [...]
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 838

The Lost Tomb of Jesus: Docudrama Review

The Lost Tomb covers the discovery of a tomb in 1980, during the construction of apartment housing in the Talpiot neighborhood of southern Jerusalem; and presents archeological, genetic, and statistical evidence that this Talpiot Tomb [...]
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1955

Christianity in South Korea

After the Korean War which took place between the year 1950 and 1953 a large number of the Korean Christians moved to the North but they later on fled to the South and by 1960 [...]
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1128

Biblical Concepts for Christian Counseling

It is important to underline the issue that the Bible is the background for Christian counseling, while the counseling itself is an integral part of Word ministry.
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1316

Sacred Events: Ramadan

Ramadan is the most sacred period in all Islamic countries and the most significant event in the life of every Muslim.
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 580

“Mere Christianity” by C. S. Lewis

In this respect this paper is dedicated to make glimpses on how the author of Mere Christianity proves the idea of "Higher Power" and "Moral Law" in the context of contemporary diversification of views along [...]
  • Subjects: Religious Writings
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 857

Eliezer Wiesel: The Theme of Religious Protest

Wiesel begins to relate the story of Moshe the Beadle. Under Moshe, Wiesel studied the Talmud and delved in the world of Jewish mysticism through cabbala.
  • Subjects: Religion Figures
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1364

The Characteristic of Jesus by Christians

The second personality characteristic about the kind of person Jesus is which also tends to create some tension is that He only blesses those who obey Him but does not bless or forgive sinners and [...]
  • Subjects: Concepts of God
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 1040

What are religion and psychology

If belief can be created in the sub-conscious mind then the conscious mind can be made to perform actions that relate to the belief. If a person can allow the religious information to be formed [...]
  • Subjects: Sociology of Religion
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 976

Religious Themes in a Tale of Two Cites

The story takes place in second have of the eighteen century and addresses the contemporary events of the Victorian Age. Regarding that, the French Revolution was a kind of protest to the Catholic clergy and [...]
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1381

Herman Melville: Moby Dick or The Whale

It seems to me that the story is called for teaching people not to escape God's commands in order not to experience sufferings, as "we must disobey ourselves; and it is in this disobeying ourselves, [...]
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 469

The Rituals in Islam

Life of a child is sacred in this faith and abortion is not allowed unless the life of the mother is in danger.
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1773

Nirvana in Buddhism and Atman in Hinduism

The Mantras which is the text of the Vedas are the personification of the Brahman and are divided into two forms which are the karma-Kanda and the Jnana-Kanda.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1181

European Domination in Religion

It can be seen, that the factors of trade and religion were the most influential in development, and in which Europe definitely won.
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 590

The Legends on Creation of Different Nations

The ball was directed to the place where Obatala was and it baked and dried the lands. It is apparent that the two legends from Apache and Japan have a similarity of revering nature.
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 1268

Causes of the Reformation and Changes of the Church

This was not the end of Church divisions, as XVI century was the year of different changes in the church canons and as the changes occurred everywhere, so the whole period was called the Reformation.
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 575

Technological Advances and Hajj Industry

The examples are human cloning which contradicts the religious idea of the divine creation of the human being, the invention of the Internet as a means of the destruction of the soul as many religious [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 831

Secularization in the Middle Eastern History

In fact, the rising of Iran and Iraq as powerful manufacturers of weapons of mass destruction and drastic outburst of Islam in the Middle East have been seen by the western nations as a possible [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 862

Historical Jesus and His Message

The historical Jesus is the personality that is mentioned in the documents of the first century. As Hoffman stated, people believed that Jesus could lead them to the Kingdom of God.
  • Subjects: Religion Figures
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 635

The Divine Feminine Analysis

The advent of the internet has provided a chance for many forms of beliefs and discussions that now encompass the rebirth of the female deity.
  • Subjects: Religion Figures
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2539

Christianity and Judaism Comparison

Many of the actions of his life are traced back to Old Testament prophecies such as in John 6: 4, 11-14 in which Jesus performs the miracle of multiplying the loaves on the eve of [...]
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 619

Confucianism and Reproduction

The impact of Confucianism and their concept of marriage as reproductive vehicle were overlaid with the introduction of the one-child policy which makes it difficult to assess the current impact of Confucianism on the reproduction [...]
  • Subjects: Sociology of Religion
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 2740

Modernism and Islam, the Connection Between Them

The issue is that of the connection between Islam and Modernity or rather the compatibility between Islamic ideals and beliefs and the phenomenon which is defined as modernity.
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1226

World Literature. Where Does Evil Come From?

In The Crucible, Miller presents a historically accurate, dramatized recreation of the events in 1692, what he calls "one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history" that led to the prosecution of [...]
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 15
  • Words: 5252

Developments of the Concept of ‘Sin’

The one's which emphasize the theme of sin the most are: The transgression of the law. To do that which is wicked in the sight of God.
  • Subjects: Religious Education
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2295

Psychology and Christianity in Entwistle’s Vision

One is Works and the other is Words and the job of psychology is to work on the context of Works, whereas, the objective of Christianity is to work on the elements of Words.
  • Subjects: Sociology of Religion
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1111

Theology. Exposition of Matthew 24 and 25

The prophets of the Bible pointed out, and as what the Jews also believed, the destruction of Jerusalem, the Temple in particular, and the places surrounding it was the foretold end of the world.
  • Subjects: Theology
  • Pages: 11
  • Words: 3177

The Gagging of God: History of Religion

The disparity in religious beliefs has created a wide range of gulf among the individuals, though all religions strongly believe that God is the Lord of the Empyrean and has complete command over the past, [...]
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 1492

Denial of Death in Major Religions

I will agree at this point that the God that both the Christians serve and the Muslims is the same God because both religions believe that this supreme God is not comparable and will never [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1845

Tian Tan Buddha in Hong Kong

The second floor is the 'Hall of the Universe' that includes rooms in which the history of Lantau Island and the construction history of the Tian Tan Buddha are shown.
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 650

Religious Writings: The Book of Genesis

The sins of Adam and Eve's descendants incurs God's Wrath, making Him destroy the world with a Flood while saving only righteous Noah and his family in the Ark.
  • Subjects: Religious Writings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 509

Buddhist Religion, Its Past and Its Present

The first and the foremost form of Buddhism that has long been practiced is known as the Theravada Buddhism, which is also known as Southern Buddhism; sporadically spelled as Therevada has been the governing discipline [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1159

Catholic and Jewish Immigration in the United States

The experiences and challenges of starting a new life in America were very different for both the Catholics and the Jews primarily because of their different social cultural and social economic disparities.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 1962

The Baptism Ritual: Term Definition

This discussion examines the history of Baptism as referenced in the Bible, the various ways the ritual is practiced by differing sects of the Christian Church and provides an explanation of its significance in contemporary [...]
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1648

Philosophy of Religion Analysis

First of all it is necessary to mention, that the key notion which atheists antithesize to the existence of God is the matter of Evil.
  • Subjects: Concepts of God
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 2710

Wicca Framework: Modern Religion or Horrible Cult?

Wicca is not a devil's worship because the essence of the charge is deity incarnated in the body of the Priestess and that she becomes a 'secret door' of initiation through sexuality.
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 891

The Book of Revelation to John

The Book of Revelations is a symbolic record of the entire range of world history in the past as well as a prophecy of the future eventually leading to the end of the world.
  • Subjects: Religious Writings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 832

The Western Corpse: Are We a Death-Denying Society?

This belief in the body as merely a shell is also assisted by the fact that the corpse in modern times is no longer prepared for disposal by the loving hands of the friends and [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2625

Shamanism as a Religious Practice

Shamanism is a series of conventional thinking and a practice that deals with the way people communicate with the spirit of the world.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1632

The Bible. Old Testament – The Book of Daniel

In mainstream Christian culture and Christian literature, the two main elements of the Book of Daniel that hold significance are that of Daniel's supposedly historically accurate prophecies and the reference to resurrection and judgment.
  • Subjects: Religious Writings
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 603

Religion in China. Shaman and Shamanism in Daoism

And even following upon the emergence of ethical humanism and the humanist repudiation of many of the myths and practices of an earlier age, religious Taoism and certain forms of Buddhism, together with that product [...]
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 10
  • Words: 3038

Christian & Hinduist Religions and Ecology

It was in this writing whereby he tried to explain that the universe is the most Gods revelation since the universe in this case is trying to unfold hence can reveal the nature of God [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2816

Shintoism and World War II in Japan

The impact of religions on the world throughout history is undeniable, it can be seen how different religions include in their teachings all of the life aspects and affect them in a way or another.
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2230

The God’s Existence: Cosmological Proof

In such a way Aquinas led to a conclusion that there is a thing that is beyond the characteristic of merely possible to exist; a thing which existence is a necessity not a possibility.
  • Subjects: Concepts of God
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 510

Three Global Theodicies on Evil in the Universe‏

The Augustinian perspective allows for the responsibility for the creation of evil to fall squarely upon the shoulders of the man himself and the creation of means to rid the world of evil, upon God, [...]
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1712

Heretics and Early Christian Church Fathers

To the early church fathers any person who denied the deity of Christ, same as whoever identified Jesus and the Father as being the same person was considered heretic.
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 2099

Corruption of Government in Church

Some people argue that that most of the actions of the church in the course of its development cannot be regarded as corruptive whereas others state that the desire of the church to enrich itself [...]
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 575

The Church: The Body of Christ

In such way Paul has expressed the live, indissoluble connection of the Lord with the believers, shown in the constant influence of the Christ on Church, which He invigorates and fills with His Spirit; being [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 549

The Religion Should Be Apart of Political Study

The hatred between the Jews and the Arabs has led to the killing of thousands of Arabs by the Jews. The hatred of the Jews by the Arabs is based on the judgment of the [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 1011

Religious Studies and Theology: Hinduism

The religion places emphasis upon the importance of truth, like any other religion the main aim of Hinduism is to make the people aware of the supreme power and considering the same the people under [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 1813

Christian Ministry and Personal Faith

Moreover, should we want to focus on the Christian Ministry, and any other ministry for that matter, I think we have to get back to the basic teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ, and this [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1365

Hinduism: Religious Adaptation in Britain

They began to grow in numbers and had to move into the interior and south of India, mingling with the Dravidians who were probably the people of the Indus civilization.
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 2018

World Religions. Buddhism and Its Teaching

As per the teachings of this religion, happiness and contentment is possible. The Fourth Noble Truth is all about Noble eightfold path, as being the path leading to the end of suffering.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 7
  • Words: 2397

Brothers in Bible: Love & Hatred in Old Testament

Divided into two sections The Old Testament and The New Testament - the fundamental theme of the Bible is an expose on God's nature and the nature of the human family via key biblical figures [...]
  • Subjects: Literature on Religion
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 621

Judaism Concepts Analysis

According to the book of Exodus in the Old Testament, Moses successfully led the Jewish people from the cruel hands of Pharaoh and was to lead them to the Promised Land. Christianity is an evangelistic [...]
  • Subjects: Religion Theories
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 969

Egyptian Deities: Isis, Aten, Horus, Hapi and Thoth

His importance is attached to the fact that he was the god of the Nile. This god was important to the civilization of the Egyptians in the sense that he symbolized the integration of the [...]
  • Subjects: Theology
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1275

Buddhism and Hinduism: A Comparison

Both of Hinduism and Buddhism have shared beliefs but they are different in the practice of duties, worshipped, the founders of the religions.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1392

Religion in Africa: Retrospective Analysis

The Africans believed in the existence of a God, the creator of the universe while others recognized a complimentary god and the existence of priests for various deities like sun, lightening and the earth.
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 913

Social Life of Human Beings Through Different Aspects

The author of "The Ecology of Magic" is a famous anthropologist, but his interest in magic has driven him far away to the unknown lands to explore the craft of the Asian shamans and see [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1673

Church as a Social Institution

The social correlation that has greatly emerged among aged people in modern society has been greatly contributed by the church which has created a strong belief that the single believers who have developed the attitude [...]
  • Subjects: Sociology of Religion
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 672

Postmodernism in the Church Analysis

Milbank, John observes that one of the things to note of the postmodernism ideology is that its elaborate and rudimentary forms and implications have crept into the church itself."The influence of postmodernism has been experienced [...]
  • Subjects: Religion, Culture & Society
  • Pages: 9
  • Words: 2577

The Origins and Development of Sufism

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy defines Sufism as "a variety of Muslim mysticism characterized by the concept of a union of the human being with God through the power of love.
  • Subjects: World Religions
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1427

The Crusades: Historical Analysis

The Crusades revealed that Christians from Europe were opportunistic and that they were engaged in the Crusades just because of the economic gains that were accrued to the Crusades.
  • Subjects: Religion History
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 710