How is Christianity and Islam similar in the belief of the afterlife?Discuss
Test 3: 1) Compare and contrast any 2 groups featured in Week 11 (except Joseph Smith and Mormonism) (Russell, Chapters 7, 8: pages 104-110 and chapter 16 ) 2) Describe 4 features of Mormonism. Is this tradition a church, sect or cult? Why? 3) Compare and contrast any 2 groups featured in week 12 (Russell, […]
2.6:chosen passage: Hosea 11:1-11 – “When Israel was a child . . .” 1. What is it that makes you particular passage a ‘unit’ which fits together? o Are there ‘beginning markers’? that is, words or phrases which seem to indicate the beginning of a new section of writing? o Beginning markers might include a […]
Does the lack of religious icons take away from the spiritual experience? Why or why not? Why do some religions forbid depictions of their deities while others do not?
Religious issues in your future career (LO 1.3, 2.1). Do a quick Google search for religious issues in your career (health and wellness). If you’re not sure of your career pathway as yet, search for a religious topic relating to a career that interests you. You can take from popular articles (Time, The New Yorker, […]
The Lies We Tell Ourselves.Discuss Books : Till We Have Faces Thanatos Syndrome
Analyze Chapter 5, “God’s Commandments and Human Morality,” deals with the ethical traditions of each religion.
Both books: Till We Have Faces and The Thanatos Syndrome, hold up a mirror to the lies we tell ourselves, whether privately or publicly: Discuss
Read the following article entitled “Christians against Christian Nationalism Say the Ideology Distorts Both American and Christian Values” below. https://www.businessinsider.com/christian-nationalism-distorts-american-and-christian-values-group-2022-9 Please answer the following questions in your response to this article. 1. What is Christian nationalism? 2. How does Christian nationalism distort both American and Christian values? 3. In what ways can the gap between […]
(1) Space: How is the worship/mediation/gathering space laid out? Is there a focal point?Does it create a certain mood (transcendence and awe or intimacy and familiarity)?What does this suggest about the presence of the Divine? Is there art in this space? Whatis it like? What does the art communicate about the sacred?(2) Ritual: What happens? […]