This is one of the aspects that should be taken into account. This is one of the aspects that should be taken into account.
From this point, it is important to state that in Amos 5, the term "house of Israel" is used to discuss the tribes of Israel as descendants of Jacob and as the part of the [...]
The book of Exodus is one of the fundamental points of Judeo-Christian theology in that it depicts the end of slavery and the commencement of the newly emancipated Jew's journey to the Promised Land.
This paper aims to discuss the historical accounts that support the theory that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah. According to Norman, all the facts that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah are in the Hebrew Bible.
The figure of Martin Luther and his importance for the appearance and development of new ideas is described. However, Luther hoped for the peaceful reformation of society and church.
The most important thing in life is to find the truth. This is the way of life.
Therefore, there is a need to revisit the Bible and critically analyze these different views with the sole purpose of coming up with a common understanding of the position of women, as depicted in the [...]
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.
Whilst Archbishop of Buenos Aires, he also held membership in a number of bodies associated with the Catholic Church in Argentina. There are a number of ways, in which Pope Francis has influenced the Roman [...]
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 [...]
Mormons believe the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and revelations to their prophet are the basis of authority3. According to the book, the first settlement occurred soon after the obliteration of the tower of Babel.
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.
A majority of anthropologists is unanimous that witchcraft predates religion and that the existence of religion was to counter the effects of witchcraft.
Ecklund and Long assert that the foundations of atheism lie in the presumptions that no empirical evidence can be used to measure or prove the existence of deities.
Characteristics Religion Christianity Sources Origin of All Things The Creation Story in Christianity is associated with the Jews’ vision of origin of all things. According to the Biblical story, God created the world during six days, and then, God decided to rest during the seventh day of the week. During these days, the nature and […]
The Sumerians and Christians believed that the gods first started with energy through the creation of light and then followed this up with form as seen through creation of the planets, then that form was [...]
The paper will demonstrate that Islam is, in fact, a very peaceful religion and that the fundamentalists are just a small group of people soiling the image of Islam.
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 [...]
The main argument of the Silverman is that, mistranslation of the Christianity led to the mutual growth of the religious beliefs.
According to the bible's new testament, the antichrist will come before the second coming of Christ and whose aim will be to turn the followers to become non-followers of Christ.
Such problems will also affect the experiences of many believers in the world. Such individuals will also support the best ethical ideas.
Due to the strong conviction of the church leadership and its congregation, he was persuaded to become a minister in 1890.
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.
These doctrines of the Qur'an provided a chronology of events to show Muhammad and his followers the true way to God as well as reveal to them the stories of earlier prophets to whom God [...]
He is mainly spread on the East of our planet, that is why it is not surprising that it is one of the most popular and recognized religions all over the world, as the majority [...]
In the fifth chapter Arjuna and Krishna talk about the nature of peoples actions and whether it is better to act or to wait, observing the world and thinking.
The book "Strength to Love" highlights the major problems and challenges that have been affecting the American society for decades. The author of the book identifies the major obstacles that have made it impossible for [...]
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.
In this paper, I will explore the appropriateness of the above-stated at length, while promoting the idea that the theological/philosophical postulates of Sufism do not account for the pathway towards grasping the true significance of [...]
The Quran indicates that Jesus was just a prophet, born of a virgin mother, and raised to manifest the power of God.
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 [...]
One of the more pronounced literal and truest dimensions of the orientation of David's work in the Psalm is the notion of the beauty of the Kingdom of God.
In the inviting verses of all the Gospel books in the New Testament, the evangelists offer initial hints to the insights that guide the reader into their respective accounts of the life and times of [...]
The works of Paul have been criticized by a group of scholars who believe that they have massive contradiction from the works of other apostles, especially James, who was one of the disciples of Jesus.
In religion, mythological cosmology deals with the study of a body of beliefs based on religious, mythological, historical and esoteric traditions about the creation and the origins of man and the universe.
In the context of missions work, the key phrase is the following: "And in you all the families of the Earth will be blessed".
On the fourth day, God created the sun, moon, and the stars to provide light to the earth to separate the day and the night.
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 scholar says that if Moses were the author of the first five books of the bible, then the inconsistencies would not have been witnessed.
The Buddha said that there is dukkha, there is an origin of dukkha, there is an end of dukkha and there is a path that leads to the end of dukkha.
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 Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam book by Karen Armstrong, is one of the most attractive, readable, and concise books on the emergence of fundamentalism in the three faiths.
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 [...]
Genesis is the part of the Old Testament, where the primeval history of the world is explained. Finally, when God is sorry for creating violent humans, he decides to destroy all of them and sends [...]
Pope Francis underlines that people's inability to use the power as they should was also followed by the absence of the monitoring the harm that was done to the environment.
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.
One of the main differences between Buddhism and Hinduism is the fact that Theravada Buddhism has no gods, as Buddha is not a god, he is an enlightened being that has reached and realised the [...]
According to the author, the interpretation and translation "of the book of Genesis have contributed a lot to the misconception regarding the role played by Eve in the garden".
This is one of the aspects that should not be overlooked by people who study the history of the Quran. This is one of the differences that should be taken into account.
Santeria is a religion that originated in West Africa and carried to other parts of the world by slaves during the height of slave trade in the 19th century.
The uniqueness of Zen is in rejecting the importance of doctrines and emphasizing the role of the spiritual growth of the person through the practice of meditation.
Such cultural practices in religion connect believers to God and to each other; religion involves feelings that help to build commitment, connect members of the same religion, and enable them to overcome difficult situations together.
This is in contrast to the sociology of religion that tends to focus on people's understanding of the origin of religion.
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 [...]
For instance, an African American, whose image of God is that of a white person, may feel alienated and might believe that s/he is not necessarily a 'child of God' because of the difference between [...]
The manifestation of the masculine divinity in the Bible and other stories generates a great interest from mythology scholars who have divergent views about the male divine.
The differences are Venus, the Goddess of Beauty, and Mars, the God of War. Despite Enki's claim of commonly known as the God of Wisdom, a strong affirmation on the Goddess as the source of [...]
This paper will try to explore the relationship between theology and mythology in respect of Joseph Campbell. According to Campbell, in his article "The Power of Myth," mythology relates very closely to theology.
However, despite the multitude and versatility of sciences that have developed around the personality of the Prophet, the most influential and extended on is the science of Sirah.
Mu'tazilah is an Islamic school founded by the Mu'tazilites who affirm that the ideal unity and everlasting nature of God makes possible for the creation of the Quran as it could not be co-everlasting with [...]
Based on the non-Christian contrasting view that death is the end of life, I will constructively illustrate that death is the conclusion of life on earth.
The phrase 'for us men and for our salvation' is in the first line of the Nicene Creed. The authors of the creed derived the phrase from the teachings in the New Testament.
The four are dukkha, the origin of dukkha, the cessation of dukkha, and the path to the cessation of suffering. He forsook the luxuries and other benefits associated with life in the palace to join [...]
The book Following Muhammad by Carl Ernst can be well discussed as a literary attempt to make Western readers more comfortable with the religion of Islam and to expose what accounts for the ongoing transformation [...]
Although theologians have not yet explored the mysteries of suffering in human lives, one thing is clear to all the people; care is essential to the suffering. Therefore, by caring for the suffering, God demonstrates [...]
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.
Job was a good person and innocent in the eyes of the people and in the face of God. For Christian nurses it is their responsibility and the call of God to serve the individual [...]
In fact, it is common for husbands and wives to fight on the religion that the family should adopt. Each of these individuals has the hope that everyone will eventually see the righteousness in the [...]
Since then, jihad took the violent form of the sword, and not the nonviolent form of the tongue. Such a cause could be due to the refusal of the involved territory to comply with Islamic [...]
The aim of this essay is to investigate the contributions of Cuthbert to the Celtic traditions and his subsequent roles and lessons that the modern-day Christian can learn from his life and actions.
This is one of the details that should be taken into consideration. This is one of the details that should not be overlooked.
Garcia starts his book by providing a profile of the events of the life of Cesar Chavez and the legacy that he left.
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.
It is believed that Hinduism evolved and later spread to other areas in India. In conclusion, the objectives and practices of Hinduism and Buddhism are similar in many ways.
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 his own argument he believed that God was correcting Job and that the only way Job would get out of his situation was to return back to God.
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.
The presence of hardship and suffering is not evidence that God does not exist, rather it is evidence that the world, as we know it, is full of challenges and that the only way to [...]
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.
All in all whether his sentiments stand the test of time or not, he must be applauded for his attempts to come up with the meaning of a prophet or a priest.
The following paper discusses the impact of religion to the society in relation to the views of some theorists. Therefore, the early sociologists initiated the sociological study of religion in the current society.
One of the chief concepts of Daoism is the need to follow a way of nature as opposed to following a social or societal order. Therefore, the frog that is in a well is in [...]
The teachings in the Sermon on the Mount advocate for Christians to live a life geared toward generating harmony with other members of the society.
It is clear that the essentially concrete laws of all religions and particularly Christianity and Buddhism, determine the life of a human being and have many parallels.
Guru Amar Das was the next in line and served from the year 1552 to the year 1574. The sixth Guru went by the name Hargobind and served as Guru from the year 1644 to [...]
Radmacher argues that salvation is the delivery of humans from the bondage of sin and provision of eternal life. Another difference that exists between moksha and salvation is the nature of liberation.
The book of Exodus in the Bible is the second after Genesis. The Jews consider Exodus a symbol of their freedom as a nation.
Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest religious and spiritual teachings in the world which are based on the idea of dualism of two opposite forces of the Good and the Evil and on the concept [...]
Thus, the Indians' vision of the natural principles is based on the Circle of Life idea as the reflection of the natural laws, energy cycles, and normal order of life according to which the animal [...]