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Water and world religions

Terje Oestigaard

Water and world religions

an introduction

by Terje Oestigaard

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Published by SFU & SMR in Bergen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Religious aspects.,
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTerje Oestigaard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19280246M
    ISBN 108274530608
    OCLC/WorldCa73692181

    The Encyclopedia of World Religions, Cults and the Occult analyzes sects, cults, the occult, non-Christian world religions, secret societies and atheistic beliefs and then highlights their dangers and compares them with the truth of Scripture/5(5). Science fiction will sometimes address the topic of religious themes are used to convey a broader message, but others confront the subject head-on—contemplating, for example, how attitudes towards faith might shift in the wake of ever-advancing technological progress, or offering creative scientific explanations for the apparently mystical events related in religious texts.

    94 quotes from James McBride: 'God is the color of water. Water doesn't have a color.', 'I asked her if I was black or white. She replied "You are a human being. Educate yourself or you'll be a nobody!', and 'It was always so hot, and everyone was so polite, and everything was all surface but underneath it was like a bomb waiting to go off. 6 Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIgIONS 7 Taboo: primarily social prohibition or ban against forbidden behaviors, language, or even thoughts Theology: rational and systematic study of god, gods, or religion and the influence of the sacred Traditions: rites, beliefs, and values handed down from one generation to the next Transcendental: spiritual state that goes beyond the physical world File Size: 1MB.

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