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  • Asian Religions And Philosophies
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    Asian Religions in the USA In this essay I will discuss the many aspects and ideals of Asian Religions along with their impact and the role they play within the United States. I had a few questions that I had to try and find answers for, in order to complete the connection of Asian Religions to the United States. Why are some Americans and westerners finding Asian Religions as well as Asian thought and philosophy to be more gratifying than traditional western religions and philosophy? How are As...
  • Philosophy Of Religion
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    The Philosophy of Religion Philosophy of Religion, by David Elton Trueblood is an attempt to fathom not religion as a whole, but the thought processes that are the basis of modern religious thought. The book makes no attempt to explain any individual religious preferences or motifs, only to gauge the reasons for religion in its entirety. While Trueblood doesn't pass judgment on other religions, his personal beliefs are apparent. He is a Protestant Christian, and has been writing books on religio...
  • Hypatia Of Alexandria
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    Hypatia of Alexandria was born in 370 A.D. (although some discrepancies show that she may have actually been born around 355 A.D. ). What little is known of her life has come from letters and correspondences, since all of her work had been burned shortly after her death. Her father was Theon, a well-known mathematician and philosopher. It is argued that he may be one of the most educated men to come out of Alexandria. he raised Hypatia in an environment of culture and learning. He wanted to rais...
  • Philosophy And Religion
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    Moments of Life How does it seem to be that a natural man who has devoted his life to philosophy should be cheerful in the face of death? It seems that he is confident of finding the greatest blessing in the next world when his life is finished. Philosophy and religion have many differences pertaining to how you live your life and what happens to your soul when you die. Their ideas are so different, yet so alike. Living a philosophical life is to find the truth, to search for wisdom. The love an...
  • Philosophies Of The Hare Krishna Movement
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    The Hare Krishna movement can be described by using Nini an Smart's six dimensions of religion. This is a series of six different dimensions that are present in any religion. They are doctrinal, ethical, mythical, experiential, ritual, and social. Each dimension is different, but is a necessary part of religion. In this report I will discuss how the Hare Krishna movement falls into these categories, but first allow me to provide some background information. Hare Krishna is a relatively new "east...
  • Archeology Of World Religions By Jack Finegan
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    Used at MSU Confucianism and Taoism World Religions andThe Archeology of World Religions The three books for which I base my review on are the following: Confucianism World Religions, by Thomas and Dorothy Hoobler, published in 1993, Taoism World Religions, by Paula R. Hartz, also published in 1993, and The Archeology of World Religions, authored by Jack Finegan, published in 1952. I would first like to give thanks to these authors for writing on such interesting topics. The books in combination...
  • Course Offerings In Philosophy
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    tate ment of philosophy The education mission of the philosophy and religion department serves the general studies core and the major. The department takes seriously its obligation to introduce general studies students to philosophy and religion as humanities disciplines. All courses at the 100 and 200 level are open to and designed for students at different stages of their general education, yet the department also seeks to offer a balanced array of courses for majors and minors. Course offerin...
  • Religion In The Ancient World
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    From the time of hunter-gatherers, religion or some for of it has been the basis for social stability, structure and progress. Religion has given meaning to each and every person and civilization in the Ancient World, and the Persian Empire is of no exception to this rule. 539 B.C.E. marked one of the most influential and innovative periods in Mesopotamia with the introduction of the Persian Empire and its own personal religion. 539 B.C.E. marked the beginning of Persian rule and the end of Chal...
  • Their Own Religion And Philosophy
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    Religion and philosophy can be the same or influence by one another. They were meant to find solutions or answers to an existing problem. Religions were established around 800 B.C. -200 B.C., which was known as the Axial Age. I think human beings are blessed with philosophy, and religion to live with. I believe we human beings see religion as some kind of philosophy. Don't you think religion is also a way of thinking about how we can live best? And philosophy is all about thinking. So we humans ...

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