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    Religion has played an important role in various cultures for many, many years. Polytheism, the "belief in or worship of more than one god," has been practiced by many of these cultures. (polytheism, 2014) Two such societies of people in ancient history, the Egyptians and the Greeks, practiced Polytheism. While both of these societies practiced religion in a similar manner, they also had a number of noticeable differences between them. Often, it would seem that each of the societies chose to…

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    Parables In Christianity

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    Jesus’s parables teach Christians how to live faithfully in the presence of God for the duration of their lives. Through these parables, Christians are taught how to respect, appreciate, and love themselves as well as others. However, the big problem in Christianity is that many people tend to forget about these teachings and commit actions that are against what the parables teach. On the other hand, if authentic parable-based Christianity were to exist, it would be a fully inclusive community…

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    The symbolism of Mecca for Helen In the play (The road to Mecca by Athol Furgard faber and faber edition) In the play “The road to Mecca” by Athol Furgard is a character named Helen, also known as Miss Helen. In the play she creates her own Mecca in her yard. Mecca is a city in Saudi Arabia and it is a holy city to followers of Islam. People take this religious journey to deepen their experience with God. In this case Helen takes a spiritual journey and she does not physically go to Saudi…

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    An overlaying theme that stands out to me: the everlasting love of a gracious father to an undeserving people. I relate to these people as time and time again I have strayed from the Lord when I thought that I knew best. Personally, I came form a background where the Bible was strictly a religion and not a relationship. I came from a background where I was constantly put down for messing up and being told that I was worthless to God. There came a time in my life where I placed my eyes on man…

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    Essay On Dualism

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    Based on a Metaphysical World There are a plethora of religions worldwide many of which subscribe to the existence of a higher power. However, Christianity is one of the major religions who have spread worldwide. There is great discussion of whether the God of Christianity actually exist and can be proven by evidence scientifically and philosophically. However, although I believe the God does exist, I do not believe there is satisfactory evidence for nonbelievers without taking the step to…

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    Hinduism is a combination of many related beliefs and countless sects. It comes from a mixture of indigenous beliefs and practices mixed with Vedic beliefs. Every Hindu sect has one particular deity as ultimate above others. They worship the gods with rituals and meditation. They worship these gods so they could be reborn over and over in higher positions than they previously were. They keep doing that until they are able to escape the cycle of life, death and rebirth. Vishnu is second god in…

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    Ancient Hawai I Essay

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    The metaphysics of ancient Hawai’i are unique and reflect metaphysics of both dualistic and monistic ways of thinking. As I address that theory in this paper I will be comparing and contrasting the difference in the Western philosophies of Plato to that of old Hawai’i before the coming of the Christians missionaries in 1820. I will also explain the ways in which I found ancient Hawaiians were also similar to Eastern monistic ways of thinking. In both cases, Hawai’i seems to be unique because…

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    Reasoning Behind Religion

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    Reasoning behind Religion The reasoning behind religion has been pondered almost as long as it itself has endured .Why do humans feel the need to believe in something bigger than themselves? The majority have continued association with some type of religion for generations. How many of them actually sit back and ask – why? What is the appeal of religion? Why are people willing to do anything in the name of what they believe in, such as wars and unjustified killings, simply because someone tells…

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    Judaism Vs Hinduism

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    Kondash West Versus East The Vedic Religion of Hinduism and Rabbinical Judaism are practiced around the world, yet, it would be senseless to believe that they are entirely different. In fact, there are some similarities between the two, especially when considering Paden’s categories. However, the problems, solutions and techniques for each religion are uniquely specific to the respective religions. The problem of each religion differs as the problem, specifically in the Vedic religion is…

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    Christianity is one of the three major monotheistic religions. A monotheistic religion is one where there is only one god. The god of the Christian religion is Jesus. Jesus is the creator of the world as shown in John 1:1-4. Another view of Jesus is as the judge and punisher of human. kind. The judgement will occur during the apocalypse, also known as the second coming. The apocalypse is the day that Jesus will return to earth to judge the evil people and reward those who have been faithful.…

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