Culture & Religion

Empowerment and Disempowerment of Women in Hinduism

Articles that define the role of women in the Hindu religion are found in Hindu deities. The role of women in Hinduism is usually disputed across discussion groups with some defining it as intolerant while others deeming it to be fair1. There has been a reference to the perfect woman...

The Crusaders and the Catholic Church

Nowadays, it became a common trend among politically correct historians to evaluate the legacy of Crusades through methodological lenses of psychology. That is while referring to the religion of Christianity as being beneficial to humankind in general, these historians explain Christian atrocities by the fact that those who considered themselves...

Intercultural Communication and Staff in Tourism

Introduction Globalization has presented a new twist in the tourism sector. Many problems have emerged between tourists and their host communities in many aspects. The problem emanates from the different cultural backgrounds of the hosts and the tourists. According to Richardson (2001), many of these problems occur because researchers in...

“The Origin of Species” by Charles Darwin Review

Introduction / Thesis The extent, to which Christianity has rooted itself into the public consciousness, is best illustrated by the fact Gregorian calendar has the birth of Jesus Christ as its starting point. This is the reason why people who study Greek and Roman antiquity, often get to experience a...

Theory of Leadership in the Early Christian Church

Introduction Pastors and counselors of the church are confounded with various, difficult tasks of managing and counseling, as well as responsibilities of administration, leadership, and running the different affairs of the church. They are however aided by their Board of Directors or Councils, volunteers, and organizations within their respective communities....

Theology of Christian Community

Outline The outline of this theological paper is about Christian Theology according to Trinitarian Theory. The paper starts with Bilezikian’s view of Trinity as an important base of Christian Theology and explores the concepts of Trinity and practices as well to follow it to experience the grace of God. Though...

Healing in New Religions Review

Introduction The material world seems more increased when people began thinking about and dealing with the spiritual side of the Universe. The issue of man’s interest in the sphere of inner, non-material and non-scientific fields of engagement is always wider and wider. The quest for cure is of great significance...

How the Arab Pop World Objectifies the Women’s Body

Introduction Seated around a lunch table at the Higher Institute of Music in Damascus, Maya Yousef and twins Nadia and Hala Muhamna – members of an all-girl’s classical music ensemble – offer vociferous protest. “[These music videos are] not about being openminded,” says Nadia, whose trendy skirt and top would...

Worldview in “Naming the Elephant” by James Sire

Introduction James Sire’s book Naming the Elephant is a serious look at the concept of the worldview. At its most basic form, Sire defines a worldview as a set of presuppositions that exist in relative concert with each other. While we have no real rational reasons for holding to these...

The Influence of the Hip Hop Culture on African American Youth.

Introduction While discussing and analyzing the influence of the hip hop music on African American young people, it is necessary to take into consideration the influence of this musical culture on the politics and the internal policies within the United States. It is also important for one to concern the...

The Concept of Evangelism. Christianity.

What is the first actual thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word evangelism? Definition Evangelism is sharing good news/the gospel about salvation which is through Jesus Christ. It is fully obedience to the great commission (Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15; Acts 1:8). The great aim of evangelism...

Apologetics. “Reason for the Hope Within” by Murray

Introduction In our own existence, we often ask hard questions and beg for interpretations of issues and events that continue to affect us. Many are those who continue to struggle to comprehend doctrines about the existence of God, the possibility that miracles do happen, the problem of evil and human...

Christian Political Engagement

Introduction The process of interaction between the religion and politics takes place in every society, however the degree to which theses phenomena influence each other are differed. In the context of the interaction of religion and politics the US is a unique country. No place in the world has the...

The Nature of God and the Day of Atonement

Theology/Religious Studies – Biblical studies In each and every society, religion is an integral part of the complex whole, and it helps to explain what human beings cannot explain as well as enforcing social order in the society. Religion is made up of belief systems that can be described as...

Old and New Testaments: Deuteronomy 32 in Hebrews

The book of Hebrews has prominence in the Hermeneutics for its intertextuality with the Old Testament scriptures. The Book of Hebrews starts as a Sermon and ends as letter. Though there is a much debate on who the author is, the book of Hebrews has significance as it offers base...

Pascal’s Argument About God and “Many Gods Objection”

The existence of God has been one of the most fundamental questions that human philosophical thoughts have debated from time to time. According to the modern and pragmatic arguments, believing in God, not considering whether or not God exists, is useful to humanity. Blaise Pascal’s wager holds that believing in...

The Reliability of the New Testament

Introduction The reason it is important to question the reliability of the New Testament is because it links itself with history. Throughout the New Testament there are numerous historical references that establish the books as intrinsically linked with world events. Particularly for the unbeliever, before the revealed word can be...

Theology of the New Testament.

Summary Traditionally, the Christians regard the New Testament as the fulfillment of the promises of the Old Testament. The New Testament narrates tale of the life of Jesus and interprets their theological significance for the early church, concentrating specifically on the new Covenant between God and the Disciples of Christ....

Differences Between the Brazilian and American Cultures

Abstract Every country has its own unique values, beliefs, and ethical principles which vary according to the culture practiced. Cultural practices affect not only the way people live their lives but also how businesses are conducted. This paper aims to examine the culture of Brazil including its values, practices, and...

Fasting in Christianity and Islam

For an episode of time, humans have been engaged in a religious, as well as, traditional practice in which, food, drinks, etc. have been abstained willingly by them, and have been referred to by the term ‘fasting’. In this regard, a number of variations in fasting have been observed throughout...

How the New Testament Used Prophecy of the Old Testament

Introduction There is a widely held opinion among many theologians and literary critics that there is virtually no connection between the Old and the New Testaments, and that there is no reason to view them as the two parts of the whole. They support their argument in the following way,...