Samples "Religion"

Religion

Differences between Christianity and Judaism have been in existence for more than two thousand years, and the disparities are primarily based on dogma. The article “Why aren’t we Christians” by Aryeh Kaplan offers useful insights into the raging debate that has consumed the Christian on the one hand and the...

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In Judaism, the stories of Creation are found in the books of Genesis in the Torah, which demonstrate how G-d created the world in six days, to rest on the seventh day. Like in the Old Testament of the Bible, there is an inherently and widely accepted belief that G-d...

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The concept of a “messiah” figure within the Jewish tradition of faith is not a new one. Huston Smith begins his discussion of Jewish messianism with an anecdote about the notion of progress within the West and how those of the Jewish faith greatly influenced the conceptual framework of the...

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Judaism is one of the oldest and most important of the world religions, and is often seen as lying at the heart of much western history and culture. In order to understand the religion, it is necessary to understand both its unique features and the way in which these features...

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For almost 2,000 years, the Jewish people have been a race without a home, frequently persecuted for their faith and allowed to settle in other lands only on the suffrage of whatever rulers allowed them to live there—a privilege that all too often was revoked without warning, a revocation that...

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Islam, Judaism, and Christianity all began in ancient times in the Middle East. All three recognize only one God. As might be expected, they have much in common, as well as some important differences. There is a lot of information about Christianity that is common knowledge, but information about the...

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Human suffering is more than just a religious concept. It is reality; it is inevitability. Human suffering can come in all forms and is present within the world of every kind. There is human suffering and the reasons for it are plentiful, explained by several different religions and their corresponding...

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he book of Exodus is one of the five Books of Moses. In a theological sense, it is understood to have been written by the Old Testament Prophet. It tells the story of the rescue of the Israelites from slavery and the forming of their covenant with God. It also...

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Judaism is one of the largest religions in the world. It is a complex, cultural organization which in its modern manifestation can be perceived through many different, interconnected, and at times conflicting categories; nationality, ethnicity, civilization, and religious affiliation. Every one of those categories illustrates a different way of separating...

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