Devoted to Nature: The Religious Roots of American

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.83 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Various denominations have issued catechisms outlining basic teachings and practices of their faiths. Originally, three religions were recognized: Christians, Jews and pagans (i.e., everybody else). Born of the virgin Isis-Meri on December 25th in a cave / manger, with his birth announced by a star and attended by three wise men. There is hope of course - the stance of Muslims towa...
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Early Libyan Christianity: Uncovering a North African

Thomas C. Oden Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.69 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Reject all special laws regarding religion. Nation-states have dominated the world ever since. In Buddhism, this concept is known as nirvana (Esposito et al. 2012a: G-4). For example, many of the statements of Islamic Law on divorce, marriage, repudiations and inheritance treat women unfairly and inequally. I believe the Bible should be understood from the persp...
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A Life with Karol: My Forty-Year Friendship with the Man Who

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.31 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It is said that the angel Moroni led church founder Joseph Smith to golden plates in 1827. It is a useful term that has, unfortunately, been used in a variety of ways that are neither accurate nor useful. Holland, in the heat of her struggle for independence from Spanish rule, was for a time the most Protestant of countries, only gradually to attenuate this characteristic in the sub...
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Saints, Signs and Symbols

W. Ellwood Post Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.09 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Others might specialize in theologies tied to particular historical periods, such as medieval Christianity. McNeil and Monica Kelly's essays is also refreshing. Sallman's Christ is theatrical, handsome, European, blond. Enamelled glass and metalwork were also highly prized, take for example the exquisite metal basin of Mamluk silverwork known as the "Baptistere d...
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The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 1: Volume 1: Freedom of

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.94 MB Downloadable formats: PDF AR is a religion, but for the majority of Animal Rights supporters, AR functions as a movement and/or lifestyle choice, not their primary religion. (This is similar to the current broad support for the "Free Tibet" movement, most of which comes from non-Buddhists.) The Cardinal Doctrines of Christianity are those beliefs which most Christian faith groups accept as forming the founda...
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American Protestantism (History of American Civilization)

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.63 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Jesus’ endorsement of the Kingdom of God, which is envisioned as an empire, should certainly disqualify him from being an anti-imperialist. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Hindus are expected to worship living idols in which gods are installed through invocations and supplications. Christianity is in no degree responsible for them. We believe, that no dispositions infu...
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The Faith: A History of Christianity

Brian Moynahan Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.49 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Although one should always fairly honor any heroic struggle against oppression of human freedom, the ethical dilemma faced by the Confessing Church did not exactly meet the demands for opposing anti-Semitism. Beginning in Khartoum and Omdurman, but spreading to the other main towns (like Juba, Mau or Malakal) where young people had fled from the war or come in sear...
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Holy Fairs: Scotland and the Making of American Revivalism

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.68 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A pastor named Zhou, told advocacy charity China Aid: “Studying the newly revised Regulations on Religious Affairs, it is evident that the Party wants to take charge of religion. “The government wants to control everything, even the smallest aspects. “This revision will further reduce the possibility of loosening religious control in China. Had the Church severed its ties to its Isra...
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John Alexander Dowie and the Christian Apostolic Church

Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.21 MB Downloadable formats: PDF He used his exceptional memory to recite the Buddha�s sermons, and played a pivotal role in forming the Buddhist community after the Buddha�s death. Others are imprisoned, tortured, detained, etc. for engaging in other religious activities. Among the attendees were Paul Crouch, founder of Trinity Broadcast Network, Robert Schuller, Kenneth Copeland, Jerry Falwell, Don Argue, past pr...
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The Kingdom of Character: The Student Volunteer Movement for

Michael Parker Format: Paperback Language: 1 Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.34 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Decades of research indicate that a higher level of religious involvement is associated with a reduced likelihood of abusing alcohol [59] or drugs. [60] The relationship between religious practice and the avoidance or moderate use of alcohol is well documented, whether or not denominational tenets specifically prohibit the use of alcohol. [61] Adolescents, [62] psyc...
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