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Scientology: Religion Or Bizarre Cult?

English 150Sean RobertsDec. 13/99ScientologyNew Age Religion or Bizarre Cult?1. Many people have heard of the revolutionary new religious practice called Scientology. However, the majority of people who have heard of it, have little knowledge of the principles and practices behind the religion. In fact, there is a dark side behind . . . Read more

Religion, And State Sovereignty

The influence of religion on humankind can be traced back to the first records of history. Religion has served as a pillar of strength to some and binding chains to others. There are vast amounts of information and anthropological studies revealing the interaction of religion and humankind. However, for the . . . Read more

Islamic Religion

Todays Muslims are branded as terrorists or fudamentalist. But their religion isa gentle religion. On the Arabian Penninsula, home of the Arabs, was isolatedand they were able to develop their civilization without outside influences. Itis about 1 million miles square, that is located between the Red sea and thePersian Gulf. . . . Read more

Compare And Contrast Of Cult And Religion Essay

Religion is a sociological device used to protect its members, and it offers them a common system of belief. Religion, whether it is Christianity, Taoism, Judaism, or Hinduism is a set of commonly shared beliefs which bring many people together. Religions usually teach a code of morality with an emphasis . . . Read more

The Soul, God, Religion, ; Evil

The Soul, God, Religion, & EvilBeing raised in a Catholic family, I have always been told that my body contains a soul. I have often wondered where my soul is and how it functions. Being asked by my friends questions about the soul, I could not answer because I never . . . Read more

Religion, The Missing Dimension Of Statecraft

Religion, The Missing Dimension of StatecraftDouglas Johnston and Cynthia Sampson, editorsCenter for Strategic and International StudiesEditors: Douglas Johnston and Cynthia Sampson compiled these essays for the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Douglas Johnston has since founded the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, with the goal of encouraging faith . . . Read more

Portrait Of The Artist By Joyce And Religion

Religion is an important and recurring theme in James Joyce’s A Portrait of theArtist as a Young Man. Through his experiences with religion, Stephen Dedalusboth matures and progressively becomes more individualistic as he grows. Thoughreared in a Catholic school, several key events lead Stephen to throw off theyoke of conformity . . . Read more

Religion: A Sociological Approach

November 29, 2000ReligionWhat is religion? “That’s easy,” I thought. Then I could not come up with an answer. For the answer I turn to my Webster’s Random House New Collegiate Dictionary only to find:“religion (ri lij’en), n. 1. A set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature and purpose of the . . . Read more