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  • Good News Of Jesus O
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    CATHOLIC RELIGION To belong to the church one must accept as factually true the gospel of Jesus as handed down in tradition and as interpreted by the bishops in union with the pope. The most important thing in this divine tradition is the Bible, its text determined and disseminated by the church. The church, according to the Roman Catholic catechism, is the only Christian body that is "one, holy, catholic (universal) ". The doctrine of apostolic succession is one of the key parts of the Catholic...
  • Priests And The Priestesses In The Temples
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    Several times a day in an elaborate ritual the god was served a sumptuous meal. The courses were set out before the statue of the god or goddess, music was played, and incense was sprinkled. Here is a daily menu for the god Anu at Uruk: o 12 vessels of wine 2 vessels of milk o 108 vessels of beer o 243 loaves of bread o 29 bushels of dates o 21 rams o 2 bulls o l bullock o 8 lambs o 60 birds o 3 cranes o 7 ducks o 4 wild boars o 3 ostrich eggs o 3 duck eggs As a civilization contemporary with Eg...
  • Forgiveness From Allah On Hajj
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    Muslims go on Hajj to cleanse and purify themselves; not just physically but mentally. Another reason is because its a test Allah has set to show their devotion to Him. Hajj helps bring Muslims closer to Allah and also each other. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam; God ordered it to be done in the Quran. Muslims believe that they gain forgiveness from Allah on Hajj. To go on Hajj is a great experience for Muslims, there is a sense of personal achievement and it also promotes ummah. Muslims might...
  • Exile O The Covenant Promises
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    COVENANT AND Promises BERITH = Hebrew word for covenant o Berith is found in the earliest records in the Bible and is fundamental to Hebrew religion. In Latin it is Testament um. o The Old Testament and the New Testaments means the old and the new covenants. A covenant is a promise. o Chased = Hebrew word for the attitude of loyalty and faithfulness which both parties should observe towards one another in a covenant relationship. o The covenant 'chased' of God is so strong that it can never pass...
  • Heroes And Animal Deities Of Japanese Mythology
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    According to Japanese mythology, the world begins with the birth of seven deities. These seven deities arise and then pass away in what the Japanese call the, "plain of high heaven". After this, five more couples were born, the last named, Izanagi and Izanami, who were ordered by their peers to consolidate the earth, which at this point was a chaos of muddy water. Izanagi and Izanami stood on the bridge of high heaven, thought to be the rainbow, and dipped their jeweled spear in the murky water ...
  • Boundaries O
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    The paper examines "nordic ness" as an instructive instance of maintaining difference without independence (in the sense of national autonomy without independence from Europe or from the nordic area as a whole), and considers what that suggests about the terms available for the establishment and / or maintenance of boundaries to group identities. The contemporary problem of boundaries is their un fixedness under globalizing conditions. The consequences are an increasingly explicit choice of iden...

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