Circle of Peace: Reflections on the Baha'I Teachings

Circle of Peace: Reflections on the Baha'I Teachings

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People must wipe out all prejudices: religious, racial, political, national, and class. The result is the creation of a romanticized golden age: the point at which a religious tradition codifies its beliefs into writing becomes the point of moral development at which adherents aspire to. Only Orthodox worshippers receive the bread and wine, on a long spoon, but during the service bread is blessed by the priest and shared by all the people after the service.

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Creative Dimensions of Suffering

Creative Dimensions of Suffering

A. M. Ghadirian

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Buddhism deals with the principle of ahimsa in a limited way in the sense that it enjoins upon its followers not to commit himsa themselves only. The modern cults have clearly raised anew the legal issue of how far a society is willing to go to guarantee religious freedom. Key aspects of Spiritism, or Spiritualism, are widely accepted in popular society in many countries beyond the bounds of those who are officially adherents of these movements. But archaeological research provides some clues.

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The Kitab-I-Aqdas: The Most Holy Book

The Kitab-I-Aqdas: The Most Holy Book

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Mircea Eliade, a recognized pioneer in the systematic study of the history of the world’s religions, includes excerpts from the Quran, the Book of the Dead, the Rig Veda, the Bhagavad Gita, the Homeric Hymns, and the Popol Vuh, to name just a few. Acceptance by the ancestors who have the ability to intercede with the Divine is as close to heaven after one passes over. The Huichol feel ambivalent about Tayaupa: he is potent and can be dangerous. However, many women are leaving organized religion to join goddess spirituality movements, which offer a more holistic spirituality, with intrinsic respect for traditionally feminine qualities such as fertility and creation, which in turn encompass a respect for life, nature and the female gender.

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Baha'i Song Book: v. 1

Baha'i Song Book: v. 1

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Hence accepting God’s free gift in Christ and living by faith in Christ is an acknowledgment of our failure to attain salvation by ourselves. New memorable quotes have been included, such as a piece from Laozi on Daoist ethics that illustrates their still-fresh relevance to everyday life. The embalmer does not apply Cosmetics. 1. Integration of Synthesis of the Teachings Above. Obviously this is broad classification, not a single religion.

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Meeting with Shoghi Effendi

Meeting with Shoghi Effendi

Marcus Bach

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Each has within it the embryo of the other. It serves as a centre where God is worshipped in the presence of a congregation. Recent interfaith initiatives include "A Common Word", launched in 2007 and focused on bringing Muslim and Christian leaders together, the "C1 World Dialogue", the "Common Ground" initiative between Islam and Buddhism, and a United Nations sponsored "World Interfaith Harmony Week". Religious Education is often the sole opportunity available for students to encounter the message of faith.

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Understanding the Baha'i Faith (Understanding Faith)

Understanding the Baha'i Faith (Understanding Faith)

Wendi Momen

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It turned out that Baha'is usually failed to work with these people and stay in contact with them. Since the Amish had a 200-year tradition of training their adolescents to be productive members of their “separated agrarian” community, the government’s interests could still be achieved by requiring education only through age 14. When Christianity, was declared the official religion of the Roman Empire, however, Mithraism was suppressed. As the same religion and social organization were increasingly observed and reported among the Australian aborigines, the documents accumulated until James Frazer brought them together in Totemism (1887).

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Abdu'l-Baha in America

Abdu'l-Baha in America

Robert H. Stockman

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All of these groups add to the simple gospel of Jesus Christ. Helms, 2000.) It also indicates that the faith-based initiatives proposed by President Bush might be found constitutional, if structured appropriately. That is a saying that has been taught to us for years. And due to "political correctness" many shy from discussing a discourse of ' highly organized religions vs. less organized religions.' The greater degree of institutionalization, the better an ideology or culture has at retaining its shape in adverse conditions.

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Promises Fulfilled: A Comparative Study of Key Religious

Promises Fulfilled: A Comparative Study of Key Religious

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Yet there are a few examples of religious opposition to the status quo. Delve into two highly influential texts: the Laws of Manu, outlining rules, customs and guidelines for living for the four Indian castes; and the beloved Bhagavad Gita, which speaks to matters of spiritual insight, social obligation, and worldly success. x Trace the evolution of the Sikh religion, and the lineage of gurus that produced the faith’s sacred text, the Adi Granth.

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Gleanings From the Writings of Baha'u'llah

Gleanings From the Writings of Baha'u'llah

Baha'u'llah

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Are there conflicts between the words of Allah? While polyphonic music had attained a highly flourishing state before the sixteenth century, it was only at the time of the Reformation that singing in the vernacular assumed greater importance in England. In this paper I discuss how these elements are similar or how they differ in each of a few of indigenous religions. Most public domain documents at this site were published prior to 1922.

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The reality of man;

The reality of man;

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The descriptions or definitions of religion tend to be inadequate because they... Polytheism and polygamy are custom in the clan, and the role of each family member is very defined. I bowed myself before the one who is the object of a devotion and love which kings might envy and emperors sigh for in vain. .. The masks perform every year during the four weeks which precede the sowing festival, at the Sigi ceremony, and during the preparation for a dama festival, the ceremony ending the mourning period.

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