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  • Jihad.


    Jihad. It was once a word unfamiliar to American ears. But in recent years it has become all too familiar. The actions of Muslim militants and terrorists have seared the word into American consciousness. Yet even with thousands of innocent civilians killed on American soil by Islamic terrorists, the full

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  • John Calvin's Contribution To The Church

    John Calvin's Contribution To The Church

    John Calvin "We must remember that Satan has his miracles, too."-John Calvin.1 Mr. John Calvin was the leading French Protestant Reformer and the most important figure in the second generation of the Protestant Reformation.2 He was a contributing catholic. We see why and how he was suck a good

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  • John Locke

    John Locke

    john Locke Perhaps one of, if not the, most historically influential political thinkers of the western world was John Locke. John Locke, the man who initiated what is now known as British Empiricism, is also considered highly influential in establishing grounds, theoretically at least, for the constitution of the United

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  • John's Purpose

    John's Purpose

    The book of John is unique and very different from the other Gospel's. While Matthew was written primarily for the Jewish audience, and Mark and Luke for the Roman and Greek, John appears to have been aimed at a universal audience. His motive is clear, to an evangelistic view:

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  • Jonah


    Jonah It is thought that Jonah, the fifth of the Minor Prophets, lived during the reign of Jeroboam II, when the kingdom was divided. (Lockyer, 198) Although the Book of Jonah is quite short, just two and one-half pages, it is not short on themes. Because there are so many

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  • Jonestown


    Jessica E. Glynn November 30, 1999 Religion: Lesile Dalton Fall: Research Paper Jonestown: The Terror Within. Cults have existed throughout history since the beginning of time. A cult is defined in Webster's dictionary as a "system of religious worship with a devoted attachment to a person, principle, etc." Over

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  • Joshua


    Joshua Moses said to Joshua, "Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hands." Exodus 17:9 This is the first passage of scripture where you find Joshua. There is

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  • Juaism


    Judaism is one of the oldest religions in the world. Jewish people have suffered persecution through the holocaust, they were left with nothing. No leader or land to call their own as everything was taken from them. The history of the Jewish faith begins with the Hebrew bible or the

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  • Judaism


    The religions of Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism all have there own beliefs. These beliefs play a big role in a person's everyday life, and influence aspects of their culture such as holidays, diet, social structure, art, and music. In Judaism, they believe that the Sabbath day should be kept holy,

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  • Judaism


    Early History 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 also been pointed-out that through all the trials and tribulations that Judaism has suffered through, that there have been common themes

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  • Judaism


    "When people around the world were worshiping thunder and wind, the Jews had but one word to say - God." Judaism is one of the three major religions in our society today along with Islam and Christianity. Judaism believes there is only one God who created and presides over

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  • Judaism


    A Durkheimian Insight on Jewish Practices and Beliefs According to Emile Durkheim, religion is in fact a sociological process that is derived from the collective needs of the clan, or society. The totem, or quasi- divine found in a plant or animal unites the society as a clan and this

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  • Judaism Or Judaisms?

    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 also been pointed-out that through all the trials and tribulations that Judaism has suffered through, that there have been common themes that have proven omni-pervasive. Any

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  • Judaism, Christianity, And Islam

    Judaism, Christianity, And Islam

    Christianity, Islam, and Judaism Introduction of Religions Christianity most widely distributed of the world religions, having substantial representation in all the populated continents of the globe. Its total membership may exceed 1.7 billion people. Islam, a major world religion, founded in Arabia and based on the teachings of Muhammad, who

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  • Judas


    The word traitor is defined as somebody who behaves in a disloyal or treacherous manner, and for many centuries numerous Christian scholars stated that Judas Iscariot was the biggest prime example of what a traitor was. Many believed that Judas Iscariot was a traitor because of the single most

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  • Judas Iscariot

    Judas Iscariot

    The Tragic Story of Judas Iscariot Judas Iscariot. A man who usually strikes fear into the hearts of Christians and Jews alike. But who is this praised man of Kerioth, really? He betrayed our LORD for 30 silver shekels. Yet, there HAS to be SOME good in him, or else,

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  • Judging Others

    Judging Others

    During his famous Sermon on the Mount, Jesus speaks about the judging of others and the peril of becoming a hypocrite. He warns against pointing out the flaws of others when we are just as imperfect as they are, if not more so. Jesus says “Do not judge, or you

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  • Judism


    "Judaism and Christianity are linked to each other with a kinship that transcends all their differences. Christianity arose in the Jewish household of faith, and its basic teachings clearly reflect the influence of its family origin. The Jewish heroes of faith from Abraham through the prophets, are also deemed as

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  • Jurisprudence


    My paper is yet to be written but is based on the following: The Culture of Disbelief Don Closson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A new book, The Culture of Disbelief by Stephen Carter, may be the catalyst to open up a much needed discussion on the role of religious belief in public

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  • Ka


    Karma Paper The concepts of Varna and karma are each closely related to the eastern civilization religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Varna and karma go hand in hand with each other to explain themselves, as does karma with the doctrine of reincarnation. The complicated explanation of all of these

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  • Kaballah: Jewish Mysticism

    Kaballah: Jewish Mysticism

    Kabbalah чÐ--бИМмИÐ' A Small Look into Jewish Mysticism Brandon R. Williams Judaism Dr. Elder Often Kabbalah is defined as a body of mystical teachings of rabbinical origin, often based on an esoteric interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures. Many when thinking about Jewish mysticism they think of the involvement of

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  • Kabhibhi


    PERSONAL INFORMATION (*REQUIRED) *FIRST NAME: DO NOT SHOW MY NAME IN MY PROFILE: *LOCATION: *ZIP/POSTAL CODE: *COUNTRY: Select One... USA Afganistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua & Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Azores Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bonaire

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  • Kali Maa

    Kali Maa

    Of the many gods who have survived the ages to reappear (or reveal themselves) unto human beings, there are few with as much relevance and depth for today's world as Kali-Ma. She is both fearsome and benign, as are many Eastern deities of popularity and power. She appeals to the

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  • Kant


    * Categorical imperative: for Kant the idea of moral obligation comes from within ourselves and we experience it as the categorical imperative. Being moral was a case of following this categorical imperative. A genuinely moral action would be one that was done on the maxim which we could will to

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  • Karma


    Christians and Americans different from Japanese. But here too the core experiences were the same. There are obviously two sides of the story. One must look at both sides with careful eye and determine for they what they believe is true. This is where the idea of reincarnation comes in.

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  • Keep Christ In Christmas

    Keep Christ In Christmas

    Jesus our King is our reason for Christmas, but merchants and television have torn us away from this idea. To keep Christ in Christmas things must be done, for instance quickly scrawling Merry X-mas on a card is totally against the idea, although more convenient then writing Christmas it suggests

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  • Killing Giants

    Killing Giants

    KILLING GIANTS, PULLING THORNS Giants are tough!!!! It's easy to talk about how you'd handle them as long as they are miles away, lumbering across someone else's landscape. But it's something else when you find yourself nose to knee with one on your own doorstep. I know. I've faced several

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  • Kirk Franklin: Sacred and Secular

    Kirk Franklin: Sacred and Secular

    Kirk Franklin: Sacred and Secular In this paper we explore the works of Kirk Franklin and how he uses secular music to describe his faith to his religion. Kirk Franklin has been scrutinized for how he expresses his faith through the type of music he plays. Most listeners of

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  • Koko


    Mozambique is an African nation which makes it automatically prone to a weak economy and low living standards for its people. The Purchasing Power Parity per Capita in 2004 for Mozambique was $23.38 billion dollars. Their GNI per capita is currently $210 USD (World Bank). These two figures show that

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  • Lakulish &Pashupatas

    Lakulish &Pashupatas

    Dynamics between the philosophy and practice in the Lakulisa Pasupata cult By Geetika Kaw Kher 1Introduction: The aim of this study is to look at religion as a construct, a living-breathing phenomenon constantly in the state of flux, either appropriating new concepts or getting appropriated in a stronger system.

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