Secrets and Wives: The Hidden World of Mormon Polygamy

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Religions of this type are the guardians of religion for all members of the societies in which they are located and tolerate no religious competition. Every second absorbed in some trivia was a second less for any form of reflection, or calm, or spirituality. "Multitasking" was a mirage. My acquaintance with religious professionals from a variety of traditions showed me that fundamentalists had no monopoly on narrow mindedness or self righteousness.

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Wrestling With the Questions: An Introduction to

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The last point of this paper will then provide a detailed bibliography of the recommended secondary literature. The theory of the original pure autographs allows for the rejection of the human dimension of the text, a possibility which textual and historical criticism continually opens up, while simultaneously allowing for the affirmation of the divine dimension of the text. I think this is a bad name, but it is true that clinically, in psycho-analytic treatments, arrival at this position involves the patient in being depressed.

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The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between

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Religious fundamentalism differs from other fundamentalisms with rigidly held ideologies, such as market fundamentalism for example, in that it is an overarching belief system that regulates not only religious thoughts but all conceptions; it is in essence, a “meta-belief” or worldview. Thus, all religions have much to contribute to society, but none of them have a rightful role directly interfering in the political process to promote the tenets and practices of a particular denomination.

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Religion and International Relations

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These include an individual’s “spiritual rebirth, a ‘born-again’ experience,” “a proselytizing zeal,” and an “emphasis on spiritual piety.” The term encompasses fundamentalist, pentecostal Pentecostalism is a term used to describe a twentieth-century Christian movement that emphasizes Spirit-filled worship, including glossolalia or “speaking in tongues,” as is said to have happened on the first day of Pentecost nearly 2000 years ago in ..., evangelical The Greek word euangelion means “good news” and an evangelist is one who proclaims and shares the good news of Christ.

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The Cambridge Companion to Liberation Theology (Cambridge

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In other words, "He" was angry with us, but he loved us, so he sent us his beloved son, so we could torture and kill him and be redeemed. "He" has proscribed and prescribed certain ordinary and trivial human behaviors. A description of its constituent parts is therefore a mere analytical device, which should under all circumstances indicate the interdependence and complementarity of these parts. On the one hand, they attacked the presuppositions of their opponents, denying that there was such a thing as a purely rational approach.

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The Fatal Flaw

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Glenn Beck, who invokes the semi-mythical "Black Robe Brigade" -- fighting preachers he claims led the American Revolution -- as a model for a new generation of activists seems to think so. Nietzsche put the matter well: "salvation of the soul—in plain words, the world revolves around me." The result was that Thatcher and Reagan created massive budget deficits. Lawyers or judges who disagree with them, particularly in Supreme Court cases are dismissed ad hominem as “activist lawyers” and “activist judges” (i.e. enemies of God).

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This Dark World: A Memoir of Salvation Found and Lost

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The other option is a somewhat holier Trinity of peace (from the spiritual serenity their beliefs are supposed to give them), love for all humanity (as supposedly being fellow children of the same God), and hope for a new world (here or in their Heaven). Garvey John H., Introduction: Fundamentalism and Politics, in: Fundamentalisms and the State: Remaking Polities, Economies, and Militance, Marty Martin and Appleby R.

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Unconditional Immortality Or Resurretion Of The Dead

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He is a professor of psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The dominating religion in Europe is Catholicism; Hinduism is very strong in eastern Asia; Judaism is the ranking religion in Israel and Israeli's political decision; and finally, Islam is the principal religion in the Middle East. This process of inquiry has become more sophisticated and daunting throughout time. Feminist politics seeks to eliminate discrimination.

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The Radical Orthodoxy Reader

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He cited cases such as Scotland, the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and the northern Italian region of Padania, saying these did not have the same history of "forced unity". "There are obviously peoples with cultures so diverse that they cannot be stuck together even with glue. Fundamentalist Christianity is essentially anti-modern. As he says, "If fundamentalism is an expression of collective disturbance and hardening, any attempt to overcome it must begin with empathy and sensitivity.

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The New Religious Right: Piety, Patriotism, and Politics

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The broadeners have argued that, granting the differences between religions, there does exist a complex of similar behaviors and attitudes in these faiths that justify a common label.8 Behind these similarities is the struggle of all contemporary religious faiths to maintain themselves in a radically secularized world. Let's look at some characteristics of cults. The next part in this series will explore the mythology underlying religious traditions, and how these religions seek to answer the more difficult questions in life.

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