• Green Acre on the Piscataqua: A Centennial Celebration

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    Investigators have noted that such crimes are especially difficult to prosecute because the victims will not come forward. In our sample, something less than a quarter (24/101) of the texts address the disciplinary setting of the study of religion\s. Its brief and paradoxical utterances which confound ordinary logic lead one to a deeper apprehension of Emptiness. At their heart, however, they were principally concerned with his irreligious philosophies and ethics.
  • The Baha'i World 1963-1968 (Volume XIV)

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    Western culture is far from homogenous and there have been many internal critiques of its dominant ideology. Wait all hour until instructed to leave by a secretary or another teacher. Here (the soul will suffer) from the will of Wrath who wields a bloody spear and from Astvihat who swallows all creation yet knows no sating, and it will (benefit by) the medication of Hihr, Srosh, and Rashn, and will (needs submit) to the weighing (of his deeds) by the righteous Rashn who lets the scales of the spirituai gods incline to neither side, neither for the saved not yet for the damned, nor yet for kings and princes; not so much as a hair’s breadth does he allow (the scales) to tip, and he is no respecter (of persons), for he deals out impartial justice both to kings and princes and to the humbiest of men.
  • Religion for Mankind (Talisman Series)

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    This definition casts religion in a functional light as it is seen as serving a specific purpose in society. BIBLE Sacred text of Judaism and Christianity. The paper will provide examples from other religious traditions such as belief in one God, church on Sundays, and this student’s personal religious beliefs and traditions. More may be listed as we find sources for them. Madhava charya said that in Brahman there are both aspects. A takkanah is a rule unrelated to biblical laws that was created by the rabbis for the public welfare.
  • THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF THE BAHÁ'Í FAITH: AN ILLUSTRATED AND

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    A period of mourning usually follows the burial. 21. Would you like to merge this question into it? already exists as an alternate of this question. Its method of spiritual rehabilitation is a type of counseling known as auditing, in which practitioners aim to consciously re-experience and understand painful or traumatic events and decisions in their past in order to free themselves of their limiting effects. For example, in modern-day India cannabis was identified as one of five sacred plants by 2000- 1400 B.
  • Abdu'l-Baha in New York, the City of the Covenant

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    Deemed as heresy by the orthodoxy, most of their texts were banned and buried for over a thousand years. What is the name of the Omniscient Creator that he invokes and glorifies in the hymns? The number of its followers is uncertain. The Rosicrucian Brotherhood was established in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, by Reuben Swinburne Clymer in 1902. Some issues of modernization are emerging around which there is some internal dissension.
  • Kirtan: Chanting the Names (Traditional Chants)

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    Inside a castle with nine towers was a timber temple adorned with aurochs – horns bedecked with gold and jewels. Religion is the substance, the ground, and the depth of man's spiritual life."[37] Friedrich Schleiermacher in the late 18th century defined religion as das schlechthinnige Abhängigkeitsgefühl, commonly translated as "a feeling of absolute dependence".[38] His contemporary Hegel disagreed thoroughly, defining religion as "the Divine Spirit becoming conscious of Himself through the finite spirit."[39] When religion is seen in terms of "sacred", "divine", intensive "valuing", or "ultimate concern", then it is possible to understand why scientific findings and philosophical criticisms (e.g.
  • Without a Net: A Sojourn in Russia

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    They have the ability to update the email address so you can put in your correct account. Some saw it as a victory for democracy but the Arab Sunnies boycotted the vote. The brutality of Herod is underlined in his effort to kill the newborn ‘king’ and the family of Jesus has to flee into Egypt for safety, returning only after Herod’s death. For me the key take-away is this: By ignoring the homosexual relationships between women, which were marked by consensual agreement between adult equals, and condemning specifically a despicable act of ritualized pederasty marked by the abuse of power and dominance of an adult over less fortunate minors, was Baha’u’llah telling us more about equality, justice and human rights than about merely a sexual act or orientation?
  • The Ascent of Society: The Social Imperative in Personal

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    An often seen result of such factors is the incorporation into the theology of the new sect a distaste for the adornments of the wealthy (e.g., jewelry or other signs of wealth). Russell in the United States in the late nineteenth century. 893,000 followers. Ron Hubbard), well organized Org. and well distributed in the world. books.google.com.ua - This substantially revised and updated edition features maps, charts, and more than two hundred photographs, many in color.
  • Mulla Husayn: Disciple at Dawn

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    Just about anywhere you go on the planet, you’ll find Baha’is—the Baha’i Faith is the world’s second-most widespread religion after Christianity, spanning the globe and working to unite it. Long after his death the Buddha's teachings were written down. Visiting temples is not obligatory,[276] and many visit temples only during religious festivals. Thus monotheistic religions often claim not only to be universally relevant but to be uniquely relevant; they make exclusive truth claims. While there is certainly overlap between this category and non-African primal-indigenous religious adherents, there are reasons for separating the two, best illustrated by focusing specifically on Yoruba, which is probably the largest African traditional religious/tribal complex.
  • The Universal Principles of the Reform Bahai Faith

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    By contrast, devotional Hinduism tended to concentrate all the attributes of the divine into one personal manifestation of Brahman. Witchcraft, sorcery, etc., are condemned without qualification in both the Old and New Testaments. Surrounded by evergreen trees, and approached on a noisy gravel path, they still everyday conversation. In Pomerania, there were three grades of priest. Then the letters were transcribed and approved by Baha’u’llah.
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