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  • Essay On Secularism In India

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    Introduction Secularism in India means break even with treatment of all religions by the state. Not at all like the Western idea of secularism which imagines a detachment of religion and state, the idea of secularism in India imagines acknowledgment of religious laws as tying on the state, and equivalent support of state in diverse religions. With the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution of India sanctioned in 1976, the Preamble to the Constitution declared that India is a mainstream country. On

  • Salman Rushdie's Ideas For The Meaning Of Life

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    debated the role that religion has for people, culture, and society. Religions and other philosophies give a reason for the meaning of life and how one should live. Some have theorized that life is meaningless and religion has no real purpose. Some go as far to say that religion has only caused harm to society. Salman Rushdie wrote an article discussing how the world would benefit from not having a religion. Rushdie sends a negative message to society as he suggests eliminating religion altogether. Rushdie

  • Islam Empire Of Faith Analysis

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    learned that Muhammad was the person that started the Islam, and was called the trusted one because, he was thought to be getting his information from God. The Islam religion changed the land they originated from and also the rest of the world because of their faith in God and all of their beliefs. They also changed most of the other religions at that time with their words from God and how they changed the lands power into their favor. When the Islam's took over the land that also had a part in helping

  • Gender Control Theory

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    (Adams & Turner, 1985; Harrison, Bennett, Globetti, & Alsikafi, 1974; Laumann et al., 1994). It is therefore tempting to regard religion as supporting the male control theory. Yet, the view that men use religion to suppress female sexuality is open to question, and on further consideration it suffers from several empirical and theoretical problems. First and foremost, religion seems to appeal more to women than to men. All of the studies reviewed here reported that women attend church more regularly

  • Night And Inherit The Wind Analysis

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    combined, is surely spiritual.” Carl Sagan was a renowned astronomer who held the belief that science and religion, which are often believed to be mutually exclusive, both benefit each other. He believes they are both compatible and can coexist with each other. In literature like Night, by Elie Wiesel, and Inherit the Wind, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, the compatibility of religion and science is also shown. They take different approaches

  • Culture And Culture In Nigeria

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    between culture and religion (Christianity) in the contemporary context in Nigeria. This paper explores the articulation of the position and functions of cultural custodian (traditional rulers) in the context of the principles and practice of religion, and culture in Nigeria. The mish-mash conflict between the demands of Christian morality and those of customary constitutes a daily problem to a large number of baptized

  • Similarities Between Confucianism And Judaism

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    a lot of different kinds of religions in the world. What are the differences? What are the similarities? Why should we care? Well, you're in luck because today I will be talking about two religions, Confucianism & Judaism, both are monotheistic and believe in ethical behavior. The difference is where they were founded, Judaism was founded in the middle east. Confucianism was founded in China. Confucianism is more a way of life than religion. Still considered a religion nonetheless. What are the similarities

  • Blasphemy And Hate Speech

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    individuals. Religious persecution is just the opposite of freedom to religion and therefore is another reason that violates the freedom to religion. Religious persecution has resulted in extreme level of violence in many countries. Religious persecutions have taken place since the ancient period and in different contexts. Until the 18th century, some groups of people were nearly universally persecuted for their views about religion, such as Atheists, Jews, and Zoroastrians . While mob violence refers

  • Heinreich Kramer: The Witch's Hammer

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    convince the magistrates that his method of finding and convicting witches. Such books provoked Salem’s Witch Trials and other regrettable means of exploitation on people belonging to different religion. The Witch’s Hammer is originally called Malleus Maleficarum (Latin) and was written in 1486. Religions like Christianity have condemned witchcraft and magic. The Church openly claimed that these things never really existed and those who believe in its existence are seduced by demons and have been

  • Analysis Of Harriet Martineau's Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass

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    mid-eighteenth century. According to Douglass’s autobiography, one constant that always caused slaveholders to become more ruthless was their conversion to or practice of faith. Martineau, in her work on marriage, education, and religion, recognizes a similar manipulation of religion in order to oppress women’s morality. Despite the authors’ differences in foci -- Martineau’s being marriage and Douglass’s being slavery --