• The Baha'i faith, sect or religion? (Etudes baha'ies)

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    One excellent example of cover-up that still has tremendous political implications is in what the Bible says about Abraham. Universal religions have managed to proselytize an impressive amount of followers across the globe. After his death a series of nine Gurus (regarded as reincarnations of Guru Nanak) led the movement until 1708. PDF versions of the study guides will be made available here as we receive them. In the words of Jefferson, the clause against establishment of religion by law was intended to erect 'a wall of separation between church and state.'" To help interpret the establishment clause, the Court uses several tests, including the Lemon, coercion, endorsement and neutrality tests.
  • Baha'u'llah: The Life of Baha'u'llah, Founder of the Baha'i

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    At the Central Congregational Church in Brooklyn on 16 June 1912, he said: "Just as in the world of politics there is need for free thought, likewise in the world of religion there should be the right of unrestricted individual belief. Atkinson@uni.edu My policy is to answer your message once I have received it. Spiritual innovators who operated within the context of a religious tradition became marginalised or suppressed as heretics or separated out as schismatics.
  • From the Sweet-Scented Streams; A Prayer of Beha'U'llah

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    Upon the founder's death in 1946, his son Robert assumed leadership of the Universal Bond, which now called itself the Ancient Druid Order-British Circle of the Universal Bond. The words written in the Qur'an are considered to be the verbatim words of God himself, brought and taught to the mortals by His prophets. The Tao te Ching is the foremost of Taoist sacred texts, due to its depth and simplicity. On one hand the Baha’i Cult regulated “Guardianship” for the Bahais. However many of his writings reveal focus on the Baha’i social message.
  • The Dawning Place of the Remembrance of God

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    Near Mexico City, the ancient site of Teotihuacan seems to be aligned to the star cluster known as the Pleiades which heralded the day when the sun was at its highest point in the sky (zenith). For Smith was a devout Scottish Calvinist who found the very idea that the gods receive physical pleasure from the offerings of mere mortals a "revolting absurdity," and insisted that this conception had no part in the original meaning of the rite, emerging only much later with the institution of private property. 96 In the first phase of the Intichiuma, however, Durkheim found precisely this idea -- the totemic species requires the performance of certain rites in order to reproduce itself -- and thus he suggested that the complete sacrifice is both an offering and a communion. 97 To Durkheim, moreover, this was not a minor, antiquarian quibble, for his subsequent explanation of this "mutual interdependence" of gods and worshippers was a major part of his sociological theory of religion.
  • Tai Chi: The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Tai Chi for

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    Digambaras believe that this practice represents a refusal to give in to the body’s demands for comfort and private property — only Digambara ascetics are required to forsake clothing. However, with the collapse of the Mongol empire in the fourteenth century, the inner resources of Buddhism found new creative outlets and produced a remarkable reforming movement. The rich symbolism behind Tukano shamanism has been documented in some in-depth field works even in the last decades of the 20th century.
  • Asking Questions: A Challenge to Fundamentalism

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    He criticized the Church for stressing outward things and not inner meanings. Later, in the seventeenth century, the Church of England was given form and order through the publication of the Authorized Version of the Bible in 1611 and the new Prayer Book of 1662. Download at: https://www.scarboromissions.ca/ Essays donated by Rabbi Allen S. Other new religious movements of this century have primarily remained within established world religions, such as new Buddhist (Western Buddhist Order), Hindu (Hare Krishna), Muslim (Nation of Islam), Jewish (Reconstructionism), and Christian (Pentecostalism, neo-Evangelicalism, Calvary Chapel) movements and denominations.
  • Waiting for the Sunrise: One Family’s Struggle against

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    We do not include in the occult attempts to produce even some amazing result beyond our comprehension, yet it is understood to be done by the power of natural law. * “Magic” as sleight of hand tricks done for social entertainment is not under consideration. Welsh and Irish tradition also bring out the multifaceted character of the goddess, who in her various epiphanies or avatars assumes quite different and sometimes wholly contrasting forms and personalities. Hindus who are on the path of spiritualism, practice some form of yoga and meditation, usually under the guidance of an adept guru.
  • The Mission of Baha'u'llah

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    His grandfather’s will had named him the sole authority for interpreting Baha’i works. They became monks and nuns and were known as the sangha. The Taoist viewpoint stands in a complementary relationship to Confucianism, emphasizing the free and easy original nature of the individual, unsullied by social convention, against Confucianism's strenuous efforts to mold society and its emphasis on social forms and ethical norms.
  • Women's Talk

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    Read the site's introduction (from: http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/ religion/) here There are twelve classical world religions. It describes various points in the life of Buddha and describes specific bodhisattvas and other celestial beings. One can use the following links for more information about the proofs of Jesus’ resurrection: Contemporary Scholarship and the Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, The Bodily Resurrection of Jesus, The Historicity of the Empty Tomb of Jesus, The Disciples' Inspection of the Empty Tomb, by Prof.
  • Beyond the Culture of Contest (George Ronald Baha'i Studies)

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    When these symptoms occur, it is important to end the fast or add water to the fast. Members of the family & pallbearers will often be the only ones in attendance at this service. In both cases Buddhism became the official state “church” and provided the religious base not only for evolutionary advances but also for long-lasting and relatively stable societies. Many writing on Khoisan religion also mention the importance of the moon and trance rituals.