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Atheist Jews: Judaism Without God. By Kimberly Winston Religion News Service BERKELEY, Calif.

Atheist Jews: Judaism Without God

(RNS) For an atheist, Maxim Schrogin talks about God a lot. Over lunch at a Jewish deli, he ponders the impulse to believe -- does it come from within or without? Why does God permit suffering? Religion of Humanity. Positivist temple in Porto Alegre Religion of Humanity (fr.

Religion of Humanity

Religion de l'Humanité) is a secular religion created by Auguste Comte, the founder of positivist philosophy. Yuga. Yuga (Devanāgari: युग) in Hindu philosophy is the name of an epoch or era within a four age cycle.


According to Hindu cosmology, life in the universe is created and destroyed once every 4.1 to 8.2 billion years,[1][2] which is one full day (day and night) for Brahma. The lifetime of a Brahma himself may be between 40 billion and 311 trillion years.[1] The cycles are said to repeat like the seasons, waxing and waning within a greater time-cycle of the creation and destruction of the universe. Like Summer, Spring, Winter and Autumn, each yuga involves stages or gradual changes which the earth and the consciousness of mankind goes through as a whole. A complete yuga cycle from a high Golden Age, called the Satya Yuga to a Dark Age, Kali Yuga and back again is said to be caused by the solar system's motion around another star.[3] Glossolalia. Icon depicting apostles & the Theotokos filled with the Holy Spirit (notice fire symbol above their heads.)


Glossolalia, often understood among Protestant Christians as speaking in tongues, is the fluid vocalizing of speech-like syllables that lack any readily comprehended meaning, in some cases as part of religious practice.[1] Some consider it as a part of a sacred language. It is a common practice amongst Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity. Glossolalia also sometimes refers to xenoglossy, the putative speaking of a natural language previously unknown to the speaker. Etymology[edit] "Glossolalia" is constructed from the Greek word γλωσσολαλία, itself a compound of the words γλῶσσα (glossa), meaning "tongue" or "language"[2] and λαλέω (laleō), "to speak, talk, chat, prattle, or to make a sound".[3] The Greek expression (in various forms) appears in the New Testament in the books of Acts and First Corinthians.

Bishop's Storehouses - Mormonism, The Mormon Church, Beliefs, & Religion - MormonWiki. From MormonWiki Inside a Bishop's Storehouse run by the Mormon Church Since the early days of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 1800's, Bishop's Storehouses have been a part of the Church.

Bishop's Storehouses - Mormonism, The Mormon Church, Beliefs, & Religion - MormonWiki

However, up until the 1930's, these storehouses were maintained at the local congregational level only. In 1936, the Church announced what is now known as the Church Welfare Program, which is a worldwide program within the Mormon Church. This program includes the program known as Bishop's Storehouses. Numinous. Rudolf Otto[edit] Otto's use of the term as referring to a characteristic of religious experience was influential among certain religious intellectuals of the subsequent generation.


For example, numinous as understood by Otto was a frequently quoted concept in the writings of Carl Jung and C. S.