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    his reign without any precedent or foreshadowing. However, it has also been speculated that he may have drawn his ideas from the rule of his father. Akhenaten, with his revolutionary focus on Aten and being the first Egyptian king to truly embrace monotheism coupled with henotheism, revealed the importance of the sun cults in the Egyptian world. Akhenaten was raised in the court of his father, and as such was constantly exposed to and heavily influenced by Amenhotep’s progression towards a…

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    all three religions believe in the oneness of God, “The affirmation of the oneness of God by Christians is sometimes misunderstood, because some Christians believe that the one God is triune (the Holy Trinity). However, this is not a denial of monotheism but an affirmation of the complexity of the Divine Being”. (Los Angeles Chinese Learning Center). All three religions believe in one God. In Qur’an, Allah says: “He, Allah, is one. Allah is he on whom all…

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    that I can support. Based upon some of my research and arguments that were presented in “The Word Became Flesh.” Thomas Streilferat, stated that, “Belief in one God is so deeply rooted in Judaism that this would be blasphemy of a departure from monotheism would have been a psychological impossibility. He surmised that the supplanting of erroneous doctrine began to creep into the church by men who refused to be led by the inspiration of God. (1 Tim 3:16) This caused them to rely on their own…

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    Since the beginning of time, there has always been a belief in something of a higher power. These mighty giants have been pillars of strength and wisdom for their people although in unusual ways. While they are similar in some aspects, they have many differences that set them apart. In the stories of Gilgamesh and the Hebrew Bible, the divine gods and God are egotistical and altruistic respectively. The organization and involvement of this power has been a topic of discussions for centuries.…

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    Top 10 Craziest Facts About the Origins of Christianity (That They Don’t Teach You In Sunday School) Christianity is currently the world’s largest religion, with around 2.4 billion followers worldwide (LINK 1). Those of us who were raised Christian, or in predominantly Christian countries like America (where 83% of the population identifies as Christian and almost all of the U.S. Presidents have been Christian), are pretty well versed in the basics of Christianity’s history and tenets: Egypt,…

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    The manifestation of a deity in today’s western world is associated with an image with a human form but Egyptians associated gods with an assorted variety of animals as Horus was with a falcon and Wadjet with the snake. The idea of multiplicity of approaches was common as some deity’s had two animals representing them such as Thoth who can be seen as an Ibis and Baboon. Some god/goddesses had two forms to express aspects of their nature, angry Sekhmet turns into a lion but when mildly angry,…

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    Christianity pulled away from Judaism and became its own religion after the crucifixion of Jesus from Nazareth. Even though Christianity originated from Judaism there are striking differences that sets the two religions apart. Christianity and Judaism both originated in Israel and are monotheistic religions. In Judaism, the concept of divine states that there is only one Being in the universe. There is no human being equivalent to one Being because it is incomparable. The nature of God is…

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    In the life of a religious person there are many ways to tackle, deal with and answer, questions of our faith. One major question within our religion is what is our relationship with God. This question has many ways to go about answering it. In my personal belief our relationship with god can be ever changing. I believe that as we grow in knowledge we seek more and more and always are asking questions trying to further our understanding of our faith and relationship with god. This question to…

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    Storytelling: the mythological art of Hinduism in aspects of transmitting and performing devotion Storytelling, as expressed by Johari is a human activity which is “as old as the humanity itself. (P.1)” While mythologies, being the collections of explanatory stories that serves to anchor people’s understanding on both the natural and cultural, tangible and intangible world are shared universally. Hinduism, particularly favors the heavy use of mythological stories as a vehicle that can transmit…

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    Religion Daddy where are you? Please forgive us. These are words that are coming from around four billion Monotheistic people around the world every day. They ask for his forgiveness and kindness in their lives, but the question is where dad is? Why he is not doing anything about all these wars, poverties, hunger, and genocides that gripped human society. Where was him when over 60 million people died in World War Two. What was more important than Darfur genocide, and what does stop him to…

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