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Comparative Religions and Denominations

Parent Category: Religion & Spirituality
Comparative religion refers to the study that analyzes the differences and similarities of concepts, myths, themes and rituals among the religions in the world. It also refers to man’s ideas about the spiritual, the sacred and the divine.
The Roman Catholic Church, I believe.
We only have one God, the ever-living God who created everything that you see. Read the Bible because it is God's word and you will find who He is.
Both religions have a very broad spectrum of variety in beliefs,so it is hard to narrow similarities because most teachings are notall-encompassing to both faiths. The dharma for Hindu's is thenatural or eternal law of things, which includes doing the rightthings basically. For many Hindu's this...
Aztecs believed that if a pregnant woman saw an eclipse, her baby would be born with a cleft pallet.
In theory, creation of a classless, stateless society of equals (a comune). In such society tere is no private posession, each member works to his best abilites, and gets whatever he needs. In theory in such a society people would have held the interests of the comune as the first priority, so there...
One Perspective Yes, as it is revealed by God: Catholicism is "right" because it is the Church that Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit founded and guaranteed to be with it until the end of time. Because Jesus chose Peter, and his successors to be His Vicars on earth and send the apostles, and...
Dear asker, Prayers are the main defference bettween islam and any other reilgion. Besides many other things, but I really don't consider as Main but can't consider them as not important.
I assume you mean in the Dark Ages and the Medieval period. The ancient world had considerable surgical skill. With theinvasions many many valuable texts were lost. The Church banneddissection, and so the advance of the science of anatomy wascompletely halted. Surgery in this period was extremely...
Compassion is the greatest religion in the world. If more people were compassionate, the less problems we would have. Religion is very hard to pin down. The above answer is very good, but at the same time, one could also argue that compassion is an emotion which we human beings can feel without...
Yes, all Protestants accept the doctrine of the Trinity..Correction: .The simple answer is "Not all do.".First the definition of the term: " Protestant " has the basic meaning of "one who protests ." Eventually, the term came to mean a " member of any Western church outside the Roman communion...
The most agreed upon meaning of Easter in the world is about Jesus.Easter is the Day that Jesus was resurrected from the dead.
You tell a good Muslim from one who wants to hurt us, the same way you tell a good Christian from one who wants to hurt us. Remember that most of the shootings and massacres in the United States are performed by Christians, not Muslims. So, a good starting point is to remember that the vast majority...
Was the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., 'Pro-Life'? .Direct quotations answering this subject are rather scanty. With such a provocative subject, it is necessary to be quite precise..Without citing his sources, the African American Reverend Clenard Childress, New Jersey Director of the Life...
Hibbish is a new religion. Three young women set out to find a new way of life because they were tired of there old religions on there way they run into what the Hibbish call their Jesus. After meeting the Hibbish Jesus the three prophets spoke to their new god and what he/she told them was the 69...
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof . . ." You will need to clarify the question, as I do not know if you mean "What are some examples of State Churches in America" or "What are some high profile romantic pairings (couples)...
The food and the drink
Christianity at this time has the highest number of adherents, with Islam a close second.
Yes! We believe. Jesus said: "I am the way the truth and the life." But the Important bit is that one needs to follow the way that Jesus has showed.
General good manners should suffice, but if you need to pray during the course of a vist , ask for permission and a place with some privacy , and thank your hosts .Feel free to ask for directions if you are disoriented so you may face in the proper direction. You may also inquire as to any food...
As long as "us" refers to humans, then no. Jews are humans too.
It depends on who "us" is and it depends on how the word"different" is construed. Jews are no more or less human than anyother religious or ethnic group. They have unique traditions andreligious laws and these come from a different understanding ofDivine Revelation.
I don't want to be frank but Satan uses different religions andschemes to ensnare people. 1 John 4:1 says, "Beloved ones, do notbelieve every inspired statement, but test the inspired statementsto see whether they originate with God, for many false prophetshave gone out into the world." We also know...
There are many holy writings in the Hindu religion. The main holytexts however, are the Vedas which are hymns praising the gods.
NoneThere is no exact religion because everyone believes indifferent thoughts. Every religion has part of the "truth", and no one religion is moreright than another one. Christianity Direct answer..in john 13:34,35 Jesus said by this all will knowthat you are my disciples,if you have LOVE among...
This I answer not in order of importance but as some reasons. They have felt of His spirit, their faith is strong, they see that all things about them come not by chance but by a well organized mind. They believe in the testimony of others. They have used the intelligence God gave them to reason...
Simple answer: Judaism is the oldest religion of the three Abrahamic faiths. Christianity came out of Judaism just over 2 000 years ago. Islam started just over 1 000 years ago. When Islam started, they took some beliefs of Judaism and some from Christianity.
Well, Lutheranism is based off the same background as Christian Reformed, but is a bit different. Lutheranism is not as based off of Faith as much as Christian Reformed. Although Faith is in the Lutheran Religion, childhood education on the subject plays a big role. For example, being Confirmed in a...
In one way, this is not a fair question, because every denomination has a range of attitudes towards interpretations of the Bible, from this--is-what-the-Bible-says-so-do-it to this-is-what-I-think-so-do-what-you-like. Also, another problem is that of 'cherry-picking' particular verses and...
Lutheranism is the original Protestant Church, & still has much in common with Catholicism. Pentecostalism emphasizes speaking in Tongues, as on the Day of Pentecost.
They are really different because the Protestant only base in the Bible alone,but the Catholic were more broad theology.The Catholic based on the Sacred scripture which is the Bible,Apostolic tradition and the Church Magisterium or the Law of the church.It is like that the Protestant base on faith...
Color people are the same as any other human-being.
"What separates us as believers in Christ is much less than whatunites us." (Pope John XXIII) Almost all doctrine is completely agreed upon between CatholicChristians and other Christians. Here is the joint declaration of justification by Catholics (1999),Lutherans (1999), and Methodists (2006): ...
According to the 2013 CIA Factbook, the population of France was66.6 million, 64% of whom (42,624,000) are Catholic.
Roman Catholics are a denomination (branch) of the Worldwide Christian Church that believes Jesus Christ is Lord, and God incarnate, and one of the three persons (with the Father and Holy Spirit) in a Trinitarian Godhead as taught by Christ himself, the apostles, and the early Church fathers. While...
Socratic wisdom is best described as feigned ignorance. Also knownas 'intellectual humility,' it is an attempt to remain objectiveregardless of what one may know to be true. In Socrates' own words:'All I know is that I know nothing.'
It varies depending how you categorize them. In the U.S., it is the Lutheran Church (ELCA).
String theory is simply an enhancement of the traditional particle theory, that takes into account newly observed facts about subatomic particles. It neither proves nor disproves the existence of God. Nothing in science does this.
Japanese society is racially homogeneous with small populations of foreign workers, Zainichi Koreans, Japanese Brazilians, chinese, Filipinos and others. The most dominant native ethnic group is the Yamato people; the primary minority groups include the indigenous Ainu and Ryukyuan, as well as...
There is no difference Mormons are Christians. The true name of the Mormon church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. ADDITION: Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) are not a separate religion. To say otherwise would be like saying Catholics aren't Christian.
Martin Luther was one of the main people who started the Protestant Reformation so is sometimes considered the founder of Protestantism. However, there is no one thing called the "Protestant Church" so there is no one founder of it.
First, because the "high priestly prayer" of Jesus, his final prayer before being arrested in the garden on the night of his passion, was for his disciples to be one. (John 17). If Jesus prayed for Christian unity, no Christian can deny it to him, either through deliberate promotion of division or...
Catholics ARE Christian. In fact, Catholicism is both the oldest & largest denomination in Christianity.
Modern humanist do not believe that there is a God. Early humanists, during the Renaissance, believed that God existed but they exalted human reasoning above moral standards or religious books and didn't care much about God.
The watchers were left behind when the Gods returned to their place of origin. To watch over what they had created i.e the human race. They are rarely seen and usually called ufo's.
Roman Catholicism takes up more than 90 % Italy. Search "Italy" on www.google.com and click on wikipedia. Scroll down to religion and there will be much more information than I can provide.
There is no 'religion police' in Catholicism as you might find in some Islamic countries. However, the long since disbanded Inquisition was created to investigate and prosecute possible heretics who arose within the Church. The religious orders, such as the Franciscans, Dominicans and Jesuits, also...
I believe this phrase refers to a parallel that the new testament implies regarding our Lord and Savior , Jesus Christ. More than once in the good book , Christ is referred to as the Good Shepard who has come to earth to gather his flock of sheep(i.e. you and me and anyone else who wants to be saved...
because all the other planets have poisonous gas, Jupiter has poisonous orange clouds whilst Mercury is to close to the sun, Mars has loads of astroids around it Neptune has a seathrougb ring around so it would be really easy to fall off, Saturn is the same as Neptune + it would be to cold.
Senior and Junior are for successive generatons, such as father and son.."II" is used for same name but NOT successive generation such as a grandson.
Strictly speaking, there are none. However, some civil holidays may be celebrated by virtually all religions in some way, such as Thanksgiving in the U.S. and Canada.
All churches worship God in different ways , that's fine as long as They are worshipping God and love him not just following a set of Rules and singing souless empty hyms on a Sunday then living a non christian life for the rest of the week.
The earliest followers of the Christ were Jews. That is the only connection between Judaism and Christianity.
This "Golden Rule" comes from the Gospel of Matthew (chapter 7, verse 12), and is attributed to Jesus of Nazareth.
In the Ground.....That was a hard Question.
We haven't lived in it yet. That's why our world is such a horribleplace.
The reason behind from this question can deffer depend on the definition of poor how it means to a particular person in general.Catholic 'is' and not 'are' items of constitution is very rich because of the wealth stolen from other re-souses but, other denominations are very rich in terms of their...
Difference: Jews do not believe in Jesus as God or son of God as Christians Similarity: Both Jews and Christians believe in Moses as God prophet
The short answer is YES! However We do not believe that angels are loved ones that have died and gone to heaven. The Bible is very clear that there are angels! THREE ORDERS OF ANGELS Gen. 3:24; 2 Kings 19:15 --- Cherubims Isa. 6:2, 6 --- Seraphims 1 Thess. 4:16: Jude 9 --- Archangel...
Well, Mandaeaism is pretty small(only about 10,000 adherents).
It depends on the opinion of the individual. It has not been proved conclusively either way, so there is no definitive, factual answer. Ans#2 from a different person: Yes most religions are somewhat truthful in the truth that they speak but the fact is many of them are blind to the whole truth in...
Traditional praying, like kneiling and such, chanting their god's name (hare Krishna for example), offering food for their god to accept, bowing and chanting.
A person who does not believe in Jesus or Satan could be a follower of one of the many other religions around the world, or he or she could be an atheist or perhaps an agnostic. Since belief in Jesus is only one of the options available to us, it is difficult to typecast people.
There is a large difference between an atheist and and antichrist.An atheist is one who lacks belief in Any supernatural beings,state of personal being, and essentially asserts that life has nopurpose, we are merely here as a product of the evolutionaryprocess. An antichrist can have variances in...
There are various religions which feature confessions. For example,there is Catholicism, in which people are encouraged to confesstheir sins.
of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
Concept of God in Christianity .by Dr. Zakir Naik .I.Position of Jesus (pbuh) in Islam:.(i).Islam is the only non-Christian faith, which makes it an article of faith to believe in Jesus (pbuh). No Muslim is a Muslim if he does not believe in Jesus (pbuh)..(ii).We believe that he was one of...
religion is fake it is a lie. dont think about joining a religion. humans wanted a reason to live and a place to go after death so they made up religion. there is no heaven. there is no hell. the thing that awaits is after death is nothing. your concience is gone so you cant comprehend what happens....
First of all it is almost an historical accident that the Anglican church is called Episcopal- which is an adjective form of Episcopus- the Rank title of Bishop. The Episcopal Church has Bishops and archbishops in its hierarchy. There are three main brances of Episcopalianism- HIgh Church, quite...
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I could only tell you some for you need to READ the guru to be able to understand ALL of them. You would have to read the guru numerous times! DO. - naam simran (jaap god's name) - love god - help others - show humanism - Keep hair, Kirpaan (like a dagger), Kacha (a type of under...
Catholics believe in every sacrament, all seven, instead of many Protestant religions, believing in only two sacraments.
The Seventh-day Adventists celebrate their Sabbath on Saturday..Another answer:.There are several differences, but because both are more or less mainstream evangelical denominations, they are fairly similar. Some differences are: 1) that Southern Baptists believe that you go to heaven or hell at...
No, Catholicism is not Judaism, even as a radical form. Judaism requires that certain Commandments be 'performed' by a practicing Jew, such as Circumcision (Brit Milah), certain dietary laws (Kashruth---or 'keeping kosher'), and studying Torah (the Pentateuch and its expansions)[---preferably in...
No. Jehovah's Witnesses and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) are two different religions. Their beliefs are quite different from one another, but they are both well known for their door-to-door evangelism. You can learn more about both Jehovah's...
The predominant religion in Syria is Islam but about 10% of the population is Christian.
There are many all over the world it can be answered but not if you travel the world you will not find many but that can't be answered
No, scientologists for instance believe in narconon, and will remove members from hospitals. They believe being in isolation and cleansing their souls will cure than better than medicine or psychiarty will. Christian Scientists refuse all medical drugs thinking their faith should be able to cure...
To be very general, the main difference lies in the difference between the religions themselves. The Taoist Superior man does not involve himself in the workings of society and is at one with nature. The Confucian Superior Man is educated, and righteous in action, though and speech in order to...
The pentecostals belive that speaking in tongues is the way all cristians should pursue.For most pentecostals speaking in tongues is a must for being taken when rapture occures,some say that the only way to be saved is if we speak in tongues.Pentecostals want to belive more in all miracles and super...
Answer The only time I have encountered that term is a derogatory label applied to Christianity and some of the often questionable things Christians have done over the years. If it does exist, I would bet that it is in the same spirit as the Discordians (disciples of Eris), Pastafarians ...
A Jewish holiday or festival is a day or series of days observed by Jews as a holy or secular commemoration of an important event in Jewish history. In Hebrew, Jewish holidays and festivals, depending on their nature, may be called yom tov ("good day"). A "Yom Tov" has similar obligations and...
They differed in the Catholics because they believed that man can be saved through faith alone and bible alone. .\n
Swami Harideva is a past director Zohar Institute in Tel Aviv, Crisis Institute in Cologne, Germany, Aaah Yes Institute in Fairfax, California and has conducted some of the largest (Viha magazine) mass social meditations in the world. He has been credited with introducing Osho to much of the West.....
Nelson Mandela was a baptized Methodist Christian.
Buddhism .Confucianism .Hinduism .Islam .Janism .Judaism .Paganism .Sikhism .Shintoism .Taoism .Zoroastrianism
Christians believe that one goes to either Heaven or Hell at death, depending on whether or not the person has received Christ as the payment for their sins..The Buddhist afterlife isn't a "location" per se, it's a release from the cycle of reincarnation. They believe if you reach Nirvana, you will...
The main difference is that the Catholic Church has a lot more bright colours, whereas the Protestants are more bland.
Islam .Belief in one God that of Abraham .Believe in the existence of the Messiah being Yishua (Jesus) as the greatest prophet of Allah, and await the second coming .Charity is one of the pillars of this faith and Christians and Jews are viewed as "people of the book" in a reverent way ...
god isnt real so he couldnt make human life, this is proven by scientists and its just a myth like the easter bunny or the tooth fairy.