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What Is a Worldview? by James Sire. [Editor's Note: The following is adapted from the introduction of James Sire's book The Universe Next Door, Fifth Edition.

What Is a Worldview? by James Sire

Used by permission of InterVarsity Press PO Box 1400 Downers Grove, IL 60515. Few people have anything approaching an articulate philosophy—at least as epitomized by the great philosophers. Religion: Religions. Religion: Shinto. Taoism in China, Authentic Chinese Religions. 道可道,非常道。

Taoism in China, Authentic Chinese Religions

A way that can be the Way, is not the usual way. 名可名,非常名。 Taoism in China, Authentic Chinese Religions. Panentheism. 1.

Panentheism

Terminology. PANTHEISM: Nature, universe, science and religion. [an error occurred while processing this directive] by Paul Harrison.

PANTHEISM: Nature, universe, science and religion

A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge. Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot (1994) Are You a Scientific Pantheist? Theism. Gods in the Triumph of Civilization Theism, in the field of comparative religion, is the belief in the existence of deities.[1] In popular parlance, the term theism often describes the classical conception of god(s) that is found in the monotheistic and polytheistic religions.

Theism

The term theism derives from the Greek theos meaning "god". Christian Theology. Christian Theology -- Theism Christian theology affirms theism, the belief in the existence of a supernatural God.

Christian Theology

Christian theism rests primarily on two solid foundations: special revelation (the Bible) and general revelation (the created order). While the Bible reveals the character and personality of God page after page, the “whole workmanship of the universe,” according to John Calvin, reveals and discloses God day after day. Polytheism. Deism Defined, Welcome to Deism, Deist Glossary and Frequently Asked Questions. Moral Relativism. Moral relativism is the view that there are no objective ethical truths, that moral facts only hold relative to a given individual or society.

Moral Relativism

According to this ethical theory, what is morally good for one person or culture might be morally bad for another, and vice versa: there are no moral absolutes. The individualistic form of moral relativism, according to which morality varies between individuals, is called ethical subjectivism. A religious worldview grounded in the sciences, the humanities, and the arts. Home page of NSW Humanists. Agnosticism. BBC Great site (search within for all) Religion: Atheism. Apatheists: The People Who Just Don’t Care About Religion. Thank you for your interest in Patheos newsletters!

Apatheists: The People Who Just Don’t Care About Religion

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Order of the Solar Temple. Heaven's Gate - How and When It May Be Entered. BRANCH DAVIDIANS (STUDENTS OF THE SEVEN SEALS) He founded the Mt.

BRANCH DAVIDIANS (STUDENTS OF THE SEVEN SEALS)

Carmel Center near Waco TX with 11 followers in 1935. The Branch Davidians. On February 28, 1993 at approximately 9:30 a.m., 100 lawmen from the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms division of the United States Treasury Department descended on a religious compound owned and operated by the Branch Davidian cult 10 miles east of Waco, Texas.

The Branch Davidians

Their objective was to serve a search warrant for illegal firearms and explosives, and arrest the cult’s leader, David Koresh, on weapons charges. Unfortunately, Koresh and his group had been tipped off and were waiting as authorities approached. Without warning, gunfire erupted and law enforcement officials found themselves facing cult members armed with explosive devices, military assault rifles, and other semi-automatic weapons. The sound of massive firepower echoed in the compound for 45 minutes, ending only after law enforcement personnel had retreated to safety.

The Story of the Jonestown Massacre. By Jennifer Rosenberg Updated April 07, 2015. What Was the Jonestown Massacre? The Jonestown Massacre, which had a death toll of 918 people, was the most deadly single non-natural disaster in U.S. history until September 11, 2001. The Jonestown Massacre also remains the only time in history in which a U.S. congressman was killed in the line of duty. Date: November 18, 1978. Scientology Beliefs & Practices: What is Scientology?

Developed by L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology is a religion that offers a precise path leading to a complete and certain understanding of one’s true spiritual nature and one’s relationship to self, family, groups, Mankind, all life forms, the material universe, the spiritual universe and the Supreme Being. Scientology addresses the spirit—not the body or mind—and believes that Man is far more than a product of his environment, or his genes. Scientology comprises a body of knowledge which extends from certain fundamental truths. Prime among these are: Man is an immortal spiritual being. Scientology Beliefs & Practices: What is Scientology? Existentialism - By Branch / Doctrine. Introduction | Main Beliefs | History of Existentialism | Criticisms of Existentialism Existentialism is a philosophy that emphasizes individual existence, freedom and choice. Definition of terms: cults, sects, denominations. Definitions of terms: Quotations: "...if you believe in it, it is a religion or perhaps 'the' religion; and if you do not care one way or another about it, it is a sect; but if you fear and hate it, it is a cult.

" Leo Pfeffer. A humorous quotation, but one that is uncomfortably close to reality. "Cults are claimed to be deceitful. Amish Beliefs, Practices, and Customs. Amish. What Do Quakers Believe? What Are Their Beliefs on Jesus? Thank you for your interest in Patheos newsletters! Please enter your email address below and click the "Subscribe" button. Thank you for your subscription. You can visit your Preference Center to complete your profile and see what else we have to offer. We apologize, we were unable to complete your subscription at this time, please try again later. If this error persists please contact us at communications@patheos.com.

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Australia Inc. Jehovah’s Witnesses—Official Website: jw.org. Beliefs: The Official Site of the Seventh-day Adventist world church. Religion: Mormonism. Our Beliefs » salvos.org.au/ Our Beliefs The Salvation Army has 11 faith-based statements called doctrines that summarise its religious beliefs. The New Age Movement- What Is It? This article first appeared in the Summer 1985 issue of Forward, currently the Christian Research Journal.

What is 'New Age' Religion, and Why Can't Christians Get on Board? -Spiritual Living, Christian Faith. If you haven't run into it before, it would be hard to avoid it now. Introduction to Nihilism. Nihilism. Indigenous Religions - World Religions Reference Library. The word indigenous refers to anything that is native to a particular geographical region.

Religion. Religion: Bahá'í. Australian Baha'is > Home. BBC - My Faith: Hinduism. My journey to finally becoming a Yogi or monk in the 'Sanatana Dharma' (Hindu) tradition, commenced late in 1968, when I started attending classes in Buddhist meditation and philosophy in London. The Buddhist Centre. Human Nature and the Purpose of Existence. Islam Guide: A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam, Muslims, & the Quran. Religion: Religions. HISTORY OF JUDAISM. Major religious groups. 5 Major World Religions - See What These Different Religions Believe about God. Religions - Christianity: Jesus. Basics of Buddhism. Confessions Of An Atheist. Existentialism. Religious pluralism.