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    Christianity And Culture

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    the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time according to the Cambridge Dictionary (Cambridge Dictionaries 2016). Hinduism is known to be the oldest living religion in the world and unlike most of other religions; Hinduism has no single founder, no single script, and no commonly set of teachings according to BBC.com. Hinduism has many cultural aspects to it such as they belief that existence is a cycle of birth, death and…

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    Sikhism Research Paper

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    Sikhism is a religion found in India in the 15th century that now comprises as the fifth-largest world religion. Approximately 30 million people are affiliated with Sikhism worldwide. The word “Sikh” is derived from the Sanskrit word “Shishya” meaning disciple or student of dharma (spirituality) and is someone who follows the teachings of the 10 Sikh Masters, which are all embodied in the 11th and final master, which is the Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (SGGS) the word("What are the," 2014) .…

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    Emma Bible Reflection

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    There are more than 2 billion Christians on this planet. The number only increases by a large margin when you consider the total of Abrahamic religions’ followers. And all of them have been told to hate and discriminate against the LGBT community at one time or other via one medium or another. The fundamentalists declare that their way of life is a perversion of the highest order, and cannot be tolerated by God. But is that really the case? Is there no way we can change these minds to be…

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    Linguistics and Translations:Sura 3:64-69 narrates a dialogue between Muslims and the People of the Book, in which the Jews and Christians are persuaded to follow the guidance of the Divine Law set out by Allah. Verse 64 is an invitation for all three religions to come to an agreement and accept the worship of a single God. However some translations, such as the Ali translation, utilize the word “Muslim” as a substitute for “one who submits to God.” While the term Muslim is commonly identified…

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    A Comparison and Contrast of Traditional and Radical Islam Founded over one-thousand years ago in modern-day Saudi Arabia, Islam is one of the largest and most influential religions in the world. Originally, Islam was a religion that focused on peace and respect and it was respected by numerous cultures, but recently, Islam, in various Middle-Eastern and African countries, has become more radical and extremist, most notably in terrorist organizations like the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham…

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    generations. In this course, I strive to maintain an open mind in respect to academic study, yet I personally remain hostile to all forms of religion because I have seen firsthand the hate and ignorance it breeds. I have seen ‘righteous’ men and women preach hate against people they’ve never met solely because their actions oppose the 6000-year-old writings. My own…

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    Is the Idea of God Fundamentally Sexist? Westerner Religions, also called Abrahamic religions, have the greatest influence in Western countries. Approximately 1.4 Billion people belong to these three religions in Europe and the American continent. As explained by Robert Solomon, Kathleen Higgins, and Clancy Martin in “Introducing Philosophy” another reason for these three religions to be closely associated is the heavy influence of Greek philosophy from Plato and Aristotle (128). The Greek…

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    believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form with wings and a long robe. The belief of angels started in Jewish history and extended to Judaism, Christianity and Mohammedanism. According to Abrahamic religions, angels are referred to as a spiritual being that is superior to human beings in both power and knowledge. It is said that angels are normally depicted as obtaining the shape of human beings of remarkable beauty. Angels are usually…

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    Religion Interview Paper

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    answer my questions for this interview. Ofelia is a Jewish practitioner and she has been raised Jew, with traditions that have been going from generation to generation until the present day. I asked a couple of questions that as an outsider of that religion really interest me and I really wanted to hear the correct answer from someone I know instead of the internet, that sometimes you don’t find what you are looking for. She answered the following: 1. At what time in your life did being Jewish…

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    Eastern Dualism

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    There are few similarities between religions unless they fall within alike category. Such as the Abrahamic faiths, Islamic, Judaism, Christianity, they each believe in one, true, and only God. Each faith has prophets, similar customs, and doctrines to attain salvation. While Eastern faiths, such as Dao de Jing or Buddhism, there are no prophets and a focus on gaining wisdom. Yet, there wouldn’t be much correspondences between an Abrahamic faith and Eastern Philosophy, unless one takes out a…

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