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    Polygamy Is Bad

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    their own personal harem that acts like nothing more than slaves for that man's pleasure? But is that true? To quote Elbert Hubbard “Polygamy: An endeavor to get more out of life than there is in it.” So is polygamy evil as we believe? I believe that though the government has passed many laws that are against polygamy. I believe that it should be legalized. What is polygamy, polygamy is the practice of a man marrying more than one woman. According to the LDS, church polygamy was started in the U.S by a man named Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith was born on December 23, 1805, when Joseph Smith was 14 it is said that he saw God and his son Jesus, it is also said that he was given a golden book by an angel and translated it to make The Book of Mormon. Joseph Smith officially began the LDS church on April 6, 1830, and then began converting people to his church, Joseph Smith began the practice of polygamy around 1831 when he said he had a revelation from God. Joseph Smith and his brother were killed on June 27, 1844, when a mob of Missourians and the Carthage Greys charged the Carthage Jail located in Missouri, but polygamy continued despite Joseph Smiths death. In Utah polygamy was a big factor, many of the LDS church lead by Brigham Young arrived in Utah in around 1847. Polygamy was around in Utah for years, but also they struggled to get statehood. At first Utah could not become a state because of the size that the people wanted Utah is otherwise known as The State Deseret during…

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    Colleen Vignette Case Study

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    Within the Mormon religion they are taught to respect women and not go to places like strip clubs which show a lot of female body. Eric and his friends also went out drinking which a huge another component that goes against the Mormon beliefs. In the Word of Wisdom issued in 1833 by Mormon founder Joseph Smith. Alcohol, tobacco, and hot drinks which church leaders described as coffee and tea. This is important piece to the religion aspect which the members have to follow because it is written in…

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    Islamic Fundamentalism

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    Fundamentalism refers to the static adoption of a given ideology in ones life (3), often leading to a firm rejection of alternate beliefs and a strictly authoritarian world view (1). Religious fundamentalism employs a literal acceptance of the ideology and scriptures of a given religion (11), driven by the psychological character of the fundamentalist who 's primary aim is to create a society based off their religious ideology (6). The ways in which fundamentalism affects human behaviour can be…

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    Whether it is in Islam, Judaism, or Christianity, fundamentalism shares similar aspects. Fundamentalists stem from conservative cultures and take a defensive position to outside forces, while criticising those they view to be outsiders. Their distrust of society creates a separatist mentality that causes fundamentalist groups to withdraw from modern society. While fundamentalists of various religions share these traits, Christian fundamentalists also have their own unique beliefs.…

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    several areas, and so psychosurgery is based on a flawed attempt to carry over the same physicalist thinking that has been so powerful in bodily medicine, inappropriately to the medicine of the mind.” (Slater) The world of physicalism that the study of medicine has adapted to, positively impacts the advancement in the world of medicine because of the impact that the results have proven. On the contrary, there is a trail that this desire for existing physical substances leaves behind and the…

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    Introduction The recent death of the evangelical patriarch Carl F. H. Henry brings great cause to those who are beneficiaries of his Evangelical heritage to meditate on his thoughts. In his book The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism, Carl Henry discusses a strong theologically concentrated engagement for global social needs. Fifty-seven years have passed from the time that this book was first published and, while the gap may expose itself in the way this work was written, the main…

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    Evangelical Protestants maintain influence in American democracy due to their size and involvement in government. One third of Americans are considered to be evangelical Christians. Evangelical Protestants adhere to a strict moral code and place a strong emphasis on the importance of family values. As a result, they object to gay marriage, stem cell research, and abortion. Evangelicals are firm in their beliefs and form pluralist groups like the National Association of Evangelicals, the Family…

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    Religious Fundamentalism Religious Fundamentalism is when people revert to the original, highly orthodox beliefs of the bible. A fundamentalist is a theolo¬¬¬¬gically conservative Christian Protestant who embraces classical orthodox Protestant doctrines. Instead of using extravagant rituals, they preferred plainer methods of worship, such as praying daily and attending church regularly. They believed that all history originated from the scriptures of the Bible and based their entire life on…

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    The Anthropology of Fundamentalism Fundamentalism from an anthropological perspective is interpreted quite differently than fundamentalism from the historical perspective. First and foremost, there is no argument about whether or not fundamentalism describes movements outside of the Protestant movement in the United States. Anthropologists interpret fundamentalism as one of many human reactions to modern society. For the fervently religious, fundamentalism is an attempt to reunite the morals…

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    Aisha's Role In Islam

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    Aisha: Aisha is the wife of the Prophet Muhammed. She can be seen as symbol of empowerment because her life served as a guide for Muslims on how to raise pious children and how to have a good marriage. Aisha also had freedoms that most Muslim women did not have, like the ability debate with men and go to the mosque. Aisha can also be seen as a sign of oppression because even though she had many freedom, she was still subjugated to life in a harem and sharing the Prophet with other wives (Power,…

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