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Comparing Islam, Judaism, and Christianity

their complex social and cultural mores. Tradition was therefore rooted in the memory of the people as was the physical and moral...

African Religions' Coursework

developments underscores their importance for the progression of artistry and authorship in many cultures. Essentially, many of t...

Government and Religion

To Kennedy, religion is personal and private and the nation should really not scrutinize his religious activity nor any other poli...

Critique of God and Contemporary Science by Philip Clayton

body, so, too, can the thought of God(or what he/she expects of a person) possibly influence the world, or motivate a culture into...

Religious Beliefs and the Theories of Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, and Karl Marx

study the primitive, not because there was any one point in time at which religion could have been said to have begun, but because...

The Immediate and Remote Causes of the Attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center

This 5 page paper discusses the fact that Osama bin Laden and his followers are Muslims, and that Islam claims to be a peaceful re...

4 Cultural Topics

America, by contrast, embraces a decidedly more individualistic notion of cultural behavior by virtue of its capitalistic existenc...

Frederick Douglass on Religion

us a clear distinction between religion of men and God. He indicates that when he was chosen for a particular master and job he fe...

Modern Medicine and Religious Traditions of the East

were any medical practitioners (Dworkin 3). The major obstacle in incorporating Eastern traditions into modern medicine has been ...

U.S. and Religion

the world. Moore shows that quite the opposite is true. The message sent by this author seems to have merit. Children grow up in ...

XYZ University Core Values and Psychologists' Principles of Ethics

B: Fidelity and Responsibility: "Psychologists establish relationships of trust with those with whom they work" (American Psycholo...

Pornography, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Christianity

was the reaction of Europeans to many aspects of Eastern culture when they first encountered it. However, Parrinder indicates that...

Is Religion or Race the Main Problem of the 21st Century?

of other races. In the worst manifestation of this characteristic we have discrimination or even hate crimes. This characteristi...

Parable Of The Sower By Octavia E. Butler

hostile world. She prepares for the day she will leave. She seems to have also learned that even if she survives the journey she p...

Jung & Maslow On Religion

personal unconscious, there is also "an infinitely more important collective unconscious" (Connolly 151). This refers to a "repos...

Divorce in America

hold families together as some claim. Some experts believe that Protestant sects do little to hold families together, unlike Catho...

Religion in the Modern World

with ardour and faith" this is much broader, but may also be argued as week, as according this not only those beliefs that are hel...

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...

Buddhism: Sacred Text v. Ritual

Buddha perceived many faults with the status quo approach to religion. He consequently proposed radical alternatives advocating i...

Questions of Religion

revelations of Judaism and then Christianity, but draws the story onward to yet another climax" (Neusner, 2006). Neusner says that...

Hanbali Islam; The Religion of Saudi Arabia

the rulers. The differences between the Sunni and Shiite branches of Islam developed over a number of centuries, for many y...

Christianity Versus Islam : Prayer And Study

prayers. This is very different in Islam. As most of us should know by now, Muslims pray five times each day, each time facing Me...

Finding Jesus at the United Church of Canada

Jesus Christ to the world (UCC, 2007, p. 7). Through baptism, each person is called to some personal expression of ministry, as in...

Mohammad and Jesus

of God were those of the Old Testament, then came Jesus, whom they consider to be another divine prophet, and then Mohammad, the l...

Origins of Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism

tomatoes and carrots: eating the tomato does not adversely affect the tomato plant; eating a carrot kills the plant. Buddhism ...

Concepts of God

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

World Religions : Buddhism

painful as are disease and old age. It is painful not to have what we would like to have (Lorentz, 2007). In other words, life is ...

Tribal Religions Worldview + Human Destiny

thee tribes have been encroached by modernity and some are now seeking more theological complexity. Robin Wright says that "cultur...

The Relationship Between Religion and Terrorism

is linked is a fallacy. Fanaticism is associated with terrorism. Just the notorious murderer Son of Sam blamed his actions on his ...

Compare and Contrast Catholic and Jewish Religions

Masses, the Apostles Creed and the Nicene Creed. Jews follow the Torah. This is the same as the Catholics Old Testament. Judaism a...