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... of my religion, women do not like it because they are not aloud to partake in it (197). That is for their own good though, Mithraism is not meant for women or the weak, their are some things they just can not understand. No, the people of this land do not believe in Mithraism, but they do have their own god to worship. In fact it is all my wife can speak of, this Christianity. The faith the people of Rome are demonstrating for this man Jesus and his teachings is very uncanny, and it is only hurting my creed. The nerve these Chris ...

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The Churches Of Christ: A Comparative Essay

... churches had firm Protestant roots in England, Germany, Sweden, and the United States, totaling over 49 years in their own traditions and fellowship. On June 25, of 1957, the four churches held a synod meeting in Cleveland, Ohio, to commit more fully to unity, liberty, freedom in Christ, and the evangelism of the world. These groups, under the head of the Uniting General Synod, became the United Churches of Christ. Today the CoC has over two thousand registered churches in the world. By 1979, the roots of the CoC were firmly in place. ...

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Comparing The Sermon On The Mount And The Sermon On The Plain

... have been at the same sermon, or rather Jesus gave the same basic sermon at different times with minor variations. Literary World Both sermons begin with the recordings of the Beattitudes. The similarities are the most apparent between the two accounts of the Beatitudes. The beatitudes were given to those that followed the Lord’s Ten Commandments to the fullest extent. In doing so, they received numerous blessings. Matthew records nine beatitudes and among those, Luke recorded the first, second, fourth, and ninth. He also recorded fo ...

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Theme: The Bible

... of the covenant. It became the antagonism between those who accepted His overtures of peace and harmony. It was a choice to again become loyal subjects of God's heavenly kingdom. Those who would reject this salvation proffered them. The covenant between God and mankind is the central motif of the bible, changing the conception of God and mankind and making this relationship unique. The concept of the covenant develops throughout the Biblical text, as God's dealings with mankind become more personal and unique. The concept of G-d's cove ...

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... "to oneself, to one's family, to significant others, and to the various subgroups in society of which one is a member." One's sense of identity is chronically jeopardized by the difficulty in holding to these commitments; one important attribute in the retention of these commitments involves a belief and faith in a given religion. This religion yields a basis for all decisions that must be made in adolescent life; it forms the moral and ethical skeleton of an individual, and affects all choices that are made and all actions that are ...

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Moses, A Chosen Leader

... it out until the end. When compared to Noah and Abraham, Moses is a “pillar of faith” for surviving his tests and for being the perfect tool for God’s plans. In the Old Testament stories, God seems to want his earth to be peaceful and without sin and when he sees that the world is corrupt, he decides to conduct a purge. In the first two books of the Bible, there are two distinct covenants made, one with Noah and the other many generations later with Abraham. God talked to Noah and he was chosen to be the father of a renewed civilizat ...

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Definition For Satanism

... being Satanists. Large numbers of people feel that a wide variety of unrelated, benign religions (such as Santeria and other Caribbean religions, Druidism, New Age, Wicca, ect.) are forms of Satanism. Such definitions create great confusion. The following are recommended terms and descriptions for four essentially unrelated religions that have been called Satanism. The first is Religious Satanism, This faith includes the recognition of Satan either as a deity or as a principle. Three main denominations exist: the Church of Satan, the ...

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Buddhism And The Four Noble Truths

... journey to attain it? Buddha, in his travels, discovered that extremes are harmful but there is a path of moderation between indulgence and asceticism which he called the middle way. This mildle way is the road to Enlightenment. Enlightenment, as I understand it, can be described as a complete separation from all worldly ties or attachments, but it is so much more than that. It is the elimination of suffering itself and is also referred to as (Nirvana). It is a state of perfection where the mind has completely transcended the body and the ...

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Brief Look At Jewish History

... have also had a dramatic effect on world history and whose mysteries are still being unravelled. For twelve years following 1933 the Jews were persecuted by the Nazi's. Jewish businesses were boycotted and vandalized. By 1939,Jews were no longer citizens,could not attend public schools,engage in practically any business or profession, own any land, associate with any non-Jew or visit public places such as parks and museums. The victories of the German armies in the early years of World War II brought the majority of European Jewry ...

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Ancient Egypt Gods & Goddesses

... him. She wandered the country in search of the body of Osiris while pulling out her hair, throwing dirt on herself and beating her chest. These gestures became the classic signs of feminine mourning in Ancient Egypt. Once she found the corpse of her husband she began working her magick to revive him. Isis managed to restore enough life to Osiris to conceive Horus. Soon after Set got word that Osiris was no longer dead and this made him quite angry. He tracked him down and cut his body into 14 pieces and threw them into the Nile. Upon hearin ...

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History Of Catholicism

... their own people by refusing to take a stand against time-honored traditions. Catholicism is one of the larger, older and more visible ones. Injustices are suffered within the church body itself. The plight of the African-American and Latino-American is one still being sung in dirge today. The dynamics of North-American Catholicism are still being played out even on a global stage. What does the Roman papacy mean for North American’s Latino and African descended followers? What challenges do they face? What is the sense of groundedn ...

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Alcohol And The Church

... The church may teach not to use alcohol, but to discriminate against those in the congregation (or even those that are not) that do is not a solution to the problem. I feel in order to get alcohol abuse under control we as a society need to teach our children the risks of using alcohol, not only in the home but in the schools as well. To reach the heart of the problem is to face the problem head on. As a social drinker myself (I put my self in this classification) I don't feel I have an alcohol problem just because I enjoy a drink now and t ...

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