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When documenting a religion we cannot rely only on the testimonies of the masses, who might en masse be taken in by fads, nor rely only on the definitions of the professionals, academics and clerics, who only represent a small portion of believers.Therefore the only pragmatic route is to consider religions to be pluralities and umbrella terms.Judaism" JQPU_Content="Organized Judaism emerged from Babylonian writings.Belief that God has a special contract with a Hebrew tribe, involving many specific rules of behaviour About Judaism" href="judaism.html"Judaism, Christianity" JQPU_Content="Belief that a single creator god had a son, Jesus Christ, born to a human mother, and that Jesus' crucifixion by the Romans brings salvation About Christianity" href="christianity.html" and there is no archaeological or genetic evidence that any peoples in the Middle East are descended from such a father-figure.Folk practices are resilient to top-down declarations of what is or isn't supposed to be part of a religion, and often reforming popular beliefs results only in name-changes and other surface changes, leaving underlying practices more or less as they were.When academics codify the religion they often fail to account for - or completely ignore - the practices of the laypeople.

Belief that God has a special contract with a Hebrew tribe, involving many specific rules of behaviour About Judaism" href="judaism.html".Secularisation Theory: Will Modern Society Reject Religion? Fundamentalism and Literalism in World Religions Pride and Ego as a Cause of Religion Salvation What the Mentally and Physically Disabled Tell Us About God's Plan Universalism: If there is a Good God, Everyone Must Go to Heaven Theological Problems with Heaven, Paradise and Nirvana Pascal's Wager is Safer in Reverse: Picking a Religion is Dangerous Business Society and Religion Religious Education in UK Schools Faith Schools, Sectarian Education and Segregation: Divisive Religious Behavior (UK Case Study)The Battle Between Monotheism and Homosexuality: Religious Prejudice Versus Equality Traditional Religions and Abolition of the Slave Trade Generic Monotheism is a religion or belief system that involves just one God.Different religions have different numbers and types of gods.David Leeming in "Jealous Gods & Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East" calls him a "mythical hero and father".

Apr 2, 2014. Darren Aronofsky's Noah dominated the U. S. box office on its opening weekend and won critical acclaim, but not without controversy. The film, based on the biblical story in Genesis of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood, arrived amid a deluge of outrage from religious groups. Some Christians fumed at the.… continue reading »

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