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Indian Caste System and Hinduism

This 3 page paper gives a breakdown of the caste system categories in India. This paper includes the history of the system and how...

A Compendium of Four Essays on Religion

and some of the verses were sung. It was explained to me later that the members of the congregation that perform this part of the ...

What is Religion

to the heart of "religions purpose and meaning" (Idinopulos). In other words, the "study of religion is not the same thing as the ...

A Comparison of Five Religions

Koran, Jews follow the Torah or Tanakh (Rich, 2006), Buddhists follow the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama was is also known as the...

Michael Molloy's Experiencing the World's Religions

In five pages this essay refers to Molloy's text in an overview of the reasons for religion creation by societies along with a bas...

Society and Religion According to Jean Jacques Rousseau

to religion and instead evaluates religion solely on how well a particular form of religion serves the purposes of the state. Rous...

Catholic and Hindu Perspectives on Good and Evil

happen to good people?" is basically addressing the problem of evil, and why an omnipotent divine being would allow evil to exist...

Spirituality & Religion in Counseling

to focus on the therapeutic relationship. Counselor C, who is a biblical counselor, rejects all secular approaches and turns to Sc...

Concepts of God

throughout most of Western history, Christianity has practiced active and persistent racism against Jews, as European pogroms agai...

Doubt's Purpose in Religion

This essay discusses the role of doubt in religion as well as how different world views develop within the same religion. Three p...

Catalysts for Altruistic Behavior

The concept of altruism has always been thought of as being at the center of Judeo-Christian religion but is it really? We all kno...

Religion and the Role of Women in the Middle East

gender equality is seen throughout the world and not limited to the Middle East (Kandiyoti, 1991). To assess the link between wo...

Japan and U.S. Second World War Occupation

of nature. These two factors can be seen in the both the practice of calligraphy., and its design images. In attempting to find ...

Mythic Image by Joseph Campbell

In five pages this paper discusses how Campbell's text distinguishes myth through art and also considers such topics as dreaming, ...

Afterlife, Reincarnation, and Religion

In eight pages this paper discusses how the three global religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Catholicism perceive reincarnation a...

The Politics and Metaphysics of Thomas Hobbes

same time that other men pursue the same desires (Hobbes 185). The development of enemies comes from this course of natural compe...

Religion and a Samurai's Life in Musui's Story

In five pages this paper analyzes society and religion as they pertain to Musui's Story....

Three Differing Views of the Origin of Religion

Tylor asserts that in order to assess a culture, one must approach it from an objective standpoint: if one does not do so, ones ow...

Religion and Secularization

theory of the secular, in other words, the idea that religion would fade in significance as the industrial society grew in importa...

International Business and the Implications of Religion and Ethics

Heres where we get onto more of a sticky situation. Ethics is something else that is societal, but it can change from society to s...

Religion Known as 'Purrfectionism'

was a beautiful, graceful and loving Cat. Hibert was inspired to create the religion now called Purrfectionism. Purrfectionism i...

Religion in the History of Early America

faculties, they "won admirers by their eloquence" (Norton et al 33). The Jesuits drew on science to predict "solar and lunar eclip...

Buddhism and Christianity

to enlightenment. The aim of the focus is to achieve an ultimate and final freedom from existence (Religious Tolerance [1], 2007)....

Islamic Religion

as he would receive the messages and the revelations he would record them and then teach these things to his followers (History of...

How My Life Was Changed by Buddhism

because of the construct of human nature, and the constant conflict caused by physical needs, sexual urges, and the desires for lo...

Similarities and Differences Between Buddhism and Confucianism as Experienced in China

there are certainly differences between the two disciplines and this creates a source of conflict. That said, while Confucianism ...

Religion and Culture/Michel Foucault

This essay offers an overview of Religion and Culture by Michel Foucault, edited by Jeremy Carette. While the writer cites from Ca...

Analysis Review Article on Religion and Secularism

This essay reviews an essay by Asad about the nation-state, religion, and secularism. There is one source listed in the bibliograp...

Doctor Faustus Play by Christopher Marlowe and Religion's Role

In sixteen pages this famous 16th century play is considered in an examination of religion's role in it. Five sources are cited i...

Commonality of Family Dysfunction in 'Go Tell It On the Mountain' by James Baldwin

In 5 pages the common themes of family dysfunction and religion's 'being saved' are examined within the context of this story by J...