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    ------------------------------------------------- WORLD RELIGIOUS SYSTEMS – MI 412 – Spring 2013 MI 412-1‚ 2 Office: Sweeting 138 Dr. Liz Lightbody Appointments: Sign up on bulletin Phone: 4421 board outside of my office Elizabeth.lightbody@moody.edu I. COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is a study of selected world religious systems for the perspective of the participants. An examination of beliefs‚ practices‚ and worldview‚ which lead to a particular religious expression‚ will be

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    determine the potential response of each of the religious groups in your community. Use the attached links to research the basic moral and ethical principles believed by each group. Then determine how you believe each group will react to the issue based on what you find. Provide a brief justification for your answer. After completing the matrix‚ write a 300- to 500-word summary of the significant similarities and differences among the different religious groups. |SCHOOL ISSUES

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    in climate change‚ by both the worldviews and values portrayed and emphasized by religions‚ and the reach and influence of modern religious groups on the society. The analysis is based on a wide range of materials consulted‚ including the book “Religion in Environmental and Climate Change” written by 15 professors and scholars. The analysis indicates significant religious influence on climate change and the environment‚ in both ancient and modern times. The importance of religion in climate change

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    Diversity has been one of the distinguishing features of religious life in North America ever since the first days of European settlement and even before with the wide variety of Native cultures. Religious groups have accommodated to one another where rampant ethnic and religious diversity forced various groups to find some way to coexist. Religious diversity not only had an ethnic valence‚ it was racial as well. The story of religious diversity in the nineteenth century is tied inextricably to

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    Conditions I Specal articles _ Religion under Globalisation This paper looks at the interface of religion and globalisation. It points out that the major religions of the world are being used as purveyors of the globalisation agenda and this is often acconpanied by an unprecedented flow of funds into the third world. The major consequences of globalisation have been: the transmogrification of traditional religions and belief systems; the beginning of the disintegration of the traditional

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    determine the potential response of each of the religious groups in your community. Use the attached links to research the basic moral and ethical principles believed by each group. Then determine how you believe each group will react to the issue based on what you find. Provide a brief justification for your answer. After completing the matrix‚ write a 300- to 500-word summary of the significant similarities and differences among the different religious groups. |SCHOOL ISSUES

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    DESCRIPTION This course compares the major world religions and considers their major contributions to world civilizations. This study includes Judaism‚ Christianity‚ Islam‚ Hinduism‚ Buddhism‚ Jainism and Tribal religions. MORTON COLLEGE LEARNING OUTCOMES The student will gain an understanding of the ways religions were first conceived‚ how they are practiced and why they differ in a global context. Furthermore‚ students will be able to illustrate where religious conflicts have taken place and how

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    Description: This course is designed to give an introduction to the basic beliefs‚ practices‚ and texts of some of the world’s major religions. The class will begin with an examination of Hinduism‚ and then move on to Buddhism‚ and then include a short section on Chinese religion & philosophy. After looking at these “Eastern” religions‚ we will examine the “Western” religious tradition‚ starting with Judaism‚ then looking at Christianity‚ and finally Islam. Course Requirements: 6 on-line exams will

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    different. But when that individual person join in a specific religion‚ he/she needs to follow all typical laws or rules that that religion has made and created. For society: a group of people that has the same belief system will have the same acts together‚ forming a basic standard for that society. Due to different religion‚ that group of people will have different ways of solving problems. For example: when there is a disadvantage as a difficult circumstance‚ the Buddhists will organize a donated campaign

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    and perhaps even knowing each others religious or spiritual beliefs. Historically‚ the roots of Islam and Christianity grow from similar philosophical‚ theological‚ cultural‚ and geographical underpinnings. Both Christianity and Islamic sacred scriptures (Holy Bible and Quran or Alcoran) note that creation of mankind and the origin of the universe was the action of one God. Whatever Christianity and Islamic faith differences are‚ these two major world religions have sacred documents

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