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Why do we need the Covenants

Could mere obedience to law bring about forgiveness of sins and salvation? Gods whole plan of salvation is promised and understood through the Covenants....

Search for the Ark of the Covenant

When asked about the Ark of the Covenant, the average person usually responds with something along the lines of Harrison Ford starring in the...

Shintoism and Buddhism

The Japanese religions, including Shintosim and Buddhism, are rich and complex, and it contains many condradictory trends which may puzzle a Westerner. In the...

Blacks of the Bible

Any attempt to establish a universally accepted statement as to the presence of blacks in the Old Testament would be futile for several reasons....

Buddhism – Religion or Philosophy

The Buddha's Words on Kindness This is what should be done Be the one who is skilled in goodness,And who knows the path of...

Hinduism Origins, Roots Etc

The origins of the Hindu religion can be traced back to the year 5000 BCE. The word Hindu is a very old word. In...

Augustine and Freedom: Some Tentative Philosophical Reflections

Evil-doing is neglect of eternal things and love of temporal things to the extent of becoming subject to them. This is done by the...

Religion vs magic in dealing with problems

All societies and human beings have a set of beliefs for ordering the world. Religion and magic are belief systems used by many societies....

Symbols Of Herbalism

Using plants for medical purposes is an idea that has been around throughout history. Many different types of peoples, cultures, and religions use what...

Christinaity In Middle Ages

Christianity played a major role throughout the Middle Ages in society and politics. The Middle Ages, classified from 600 AD to 1350 AD, was...

Significance of Ritual in North American Indian Religion

When scholars study religion, the tendency exists to focus on the mythological aspects of the religion in an attempt to understand the major underlying...

Theology as Ordinary Human Data

Religions, myths, rituals and theologies are understood by many scholars somehow to possess or transmit essential truths or values that magically transcend their particular...

Judaism Can Be Seen Not Only As A Single Religion, But As A Group...

It has been argued that Judaism can be seen not only as a single religion, but as a group of similar religions. It has...

Christianity And Buddhism

This paper is a comparison between two very different religions. Specifically Christianity and Buddhism. Coming from opposite sides of the globe these two religions...

The Elizabethan Age

The Elizabethan Age underwent a continuing crisis of religion that was marked by a deepening polarization of thought between the supporters of the recently...

The Hindu religion

The sixth century B. C. , the Hindu religion and the caste system had become a way of life in India. They believed that...

The Intimidating Female in Genesis

In the narrative in the book of Genesis, there are two main objectives. The first is a general goal to create a complex world...

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi was a poor man who astounded and inspired the Church by taking the gospel literallynot in a narrow fundamentalist sense, but...

Comparitive Philosophies And Religions

Life in ancient times was full of risks and uncertainty for those people living there. Much trust was put in the unknown, but as...

Unification Church Essay

The word cult, as defined by Websters New Collegiate Dictionary denotes a usually small circle of persons united by devotion or allegiance to an...

David Hume Essay

David Hume wrote much about the subject of religion, much of it negative. In this paper we shall attempt to follow Hume's arguments against...

Buddhism in India, China, Japan and other eastern cultures

For over 2000 years Buddhism has existed as an organized religion. By religion we mean that it has a concept of the profane, the...

Roman Religion in A Romans Everyday Life vs. Religion’s Effects on Today

"We Romans", said Cicero, "owe our supremacy overall other peoples to our piety and religious observances and to our wisdom in believing that the...

Biblical Analysis on Genesis

After Adam and Eve the Hebrew ancestry grew on the shoulders of Abraham. From there we learn of the many books that comprise and...

Buddhism, like Christianity

In reading this account on Buddhism, the goal is, for you (the reader) to understand a fascinating belief system, that has been around since...

Sikhism, a Religion of uniqueness

Sikhism is a Religion of uniqueness. It has beliefs from two other religions; Hinduism and Islam (Borak 53). This religion is very scarce in...

The Old Testament Report

The Old Testament is a compilation, and like every compilation it has a wide variety of contributors who, in turn, have their individual influence...

The Druze Religion

In the Middle East are many religions. The most found religions are Muslim, Christianity, and Judaism. One religion you will most likely not hear...

Religion: Judaism or Judaisms

It has been argued that Judaism can be seen not only as a single religion, but as a group of similar religions. It has...

Why Believe in Religion

Firmly rooted to a Christian faith, I often ponder the meaning of a proper Catholic. I ask myself how one should act, what to...

Many Facets Of Judaism

It has been argued that Judaism can be seen not only as a single religion, but as a group of similar religions. It has...

The role of religion in early American literature

The role of religion played a major role in early American literature. Many different authors form a variety of time period’s incorporate religious ideas...

Sex And Religious Morality

It has been said that the two most powerful drives in a human, besides the practical need for food and shelter, are sex and...

The Gospel according to John

The Gospel according to John is shrouded in mystery. Out of the four Gospels, John clearly stands out. The text is very symbolic, having...

The new Cult

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning....

Roman Religion In A Romans Everyday Life

"We Romans", said Cicero, "owe our supremacy overall other peoples to our piety and religious observances and to our wisdom in believing that the...

The Hindu religion

The sixth century B. C. , the Hindu religion and the caste system had become a way of life in India. They believed that...

New Testament and Homer

Hebrew and Greek attitudes toward killing are similar, but once religion is factored in a remarkable difference is revealed. Early Hebrew citizens were murderous...

Islam Religion Essay

Just about every religion has one thing that a person must do in their lifetime in order to go on after death and Islam...

The Religious Differences

What I am going to say would offend most people, as I plan to be blunt. I think that most Religions are shams. It...

The Devil has his Christs

"Krishina", which is actually Sanskrit for "Dark God", predated Jesus the Christ in the works of two Greek historians, Arrian and Strabo (Daleiden 105)....

Significance of Ritual in North American Indian Religion

When scholars study religion, the tendency exists to focus on the mythological aspects of the religion in an attempt to understand the major underlying...

An Analysis Of The Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Religion

An Analysis Of The Jehovah's Witnesses' Religion When the name of Jehovah's witness arises, most of the public of differing religions, a picture of...

Christianity, Religion Essay

Christianity started a long time ago much like many other religions. It started with stories about creation etc. Their was a general belief in...

The Role of Women in the Church

With the advent of the feminist movement, the role of women in all parts of society has come under increasing scrutiny. One area of...

Urban Evangelism

"…and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth. " Acts 1:8...

Church Visit Essay

Catholics go through a cycle of events in their spiritual lives known as the seven sacraments. Although all Catholics can not partake in each...

Buddhism, Tolerant Religion

Buddhism is probably the most tolerant religion in the world, as its teachings can coexist with any other religions. Buddhism has a very long...

Fall Of Man

The "fall of man" as seen described in the first book of the Holy Bible, Genesis, is portrayed as a sinister act. The fact...

Theatre as a Religious Ceremony

"The drama in Greece was inextricably bound up with religious feeling and religious observance. " (Cheney 33) The citizens of the Greek states were...