Buddhism The Buddhist Society was founded in 1924, with the object “to publish and make known the principles of Buddhism and to encourage the study and practice of those principles.” It is guided by an elected Council. The Society provides a range of classes and courses in the Buddha’s teachings, as well as instruction in Buddhist meditation and daily life practice. Courses start with the popular Introduction to basic Buddhism and interested members can then progress to our First Steps in Buddhist Practice, First Turning of the Wheel and Great Way Courses. There are regular classes in the major Buddhist traditions—Zen, Theravada, Pure Land and Tibetan. For those unable to attend the Introducing Buddhism course in London, the Society offers a Correspondence Course in basic Buddhism, with tutors recruited from members who have studied and practiced Buddhism for many years. The Society hosts visiting Buddhist teachers and provides a venue for their talks and occasional day retreats.
Judaism Christianity by Matt Slick Christianity is a religion based upon the teachings and miracles of Jesus. Jesus is the Christ. The word "christ" means anointed one. Christianity teaches that there is only one God in all existence, that God made the universe, the Earth, and created Adam and Eve. God created Adam and Eve and put them in the Garden of Eden and gave them the freedom to choose between right and wrong. As a result of their sin, their children and all of us inherited a sinful nature. Christianity teaches that God is a Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit--not three Gods), that Jesus Christ is the second person of the Trinity, that Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead physically, and that all people are under the righteous judgment of God because all people have sinned against God. Therefore, "What is Christianity?" This article is also available in: Česky, Español, Norsk, Polski, 日本語
Islam Mormonism Humanistic Paganism Modern Free Spiritualism Spiritualism And The First Spiritual Temple March 31, 1848, is the established founding date of the Modern Spiritualist Movement. No one doubts the significance of this date; however, it represents but one link in a wondrous chain of events which led to the reincarnation of Ancient Spiritualism within a modern world. We want to share with you the wonder and mystery of what Spirit was attempting to do and fulfill, not simply on the evening of March 31, 1848, but prior to that fateful date and up to more recent times. Spiritualism belongs to all people and to all religions. A five-part series on the history of the Modern Spiritualist Movement; events leading to March 31, 1848, and what followed thereafter: Included is an exceptional trance address, delivered through the mediumship of Mrs. Remembering the Pioneers: A series of biographical sketches of some of the pioneer mediums, proponents, and researchers of early Spiritualism who made a difference. What's It All About? Did You Know?
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