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  • Morality and Spirituality in The Book Bhagavad Gita Essay

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    In the book Bhagavad Gita, Krishna teaches Arjuna how to reach the highest stage of spirituality, and ultimately the divine God. Krishna gives Arjuna a clear road map to follow so he can reach this goal. Yoga is the main tool to obtain spirituality and it takes a lot of hard work and true determination to do so. The main part of reaching spirituality is to depart this world and sense objects, and build strong morals. Upon giving up worldly desire, one cannot but seek the Devine and by seeking God

  • The Innocence Of Simple Observation

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    In particular, Krishnamurti emphasizes that “In all spiritual matters, there must be and should be no authority whatsoever – because you cannot be free, to investigate, to find out for yourself what meditation means if you are under the influence of an authority” (What is Meditation (Truth and Actuality) 1968). By the word investigate, he means observation. It is only in the process of observation that we can learn the reality of what is. In the innocence of simple observation there can be no judgement

  • Monotheistic Religions Analysis

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    Two Different Approaches to Faith in Monotheistic Religions Faith, which is a strong attachment of man’s heart to God, is one of the most important concept in monotheistic religions. In this paper, two passages are selected in order to study two opposite way to perceive faith in those religions. One of the writings is from the Doctrine of Monotheism(The World of Islam, 178-179, Islamic readings from Williams book.pdf), which is observed by the Ibadi Muslims, and another is taken from Preface to Romans

  • The Bible Vs The Bhagavad

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    The Bible Vs The Bhagavad The Bible Vs The Bhagavad are the sacred books of Christians and Hindus respectively. There are several similarities as well as differences found between these the bible text and the Bhagavad text. The Bhagavad Gita is often called as the Bible of Hindus. The similarities between them can be analyzed from the facts that Bhagavat Gita and the Bible has emphasized on the love for man. The texts from both Holy books indicate the fact that God says that he loves those who love

  • The Individual in Judaism and Hinduism

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    Through the Bhagavad Gita and the Book of Job we see the similar ways that different religions affirm that the individual can’t have the same level of knowledge as the divine. We also, however, see that while Hinduism offers an explanation for this knowledge disparity, and offers a path of empowerment that allows the individual to strive for the knowledge level of the divine, Judaism simply deems that we are insignificant beings when compared to God, and that we can’t ever achieve nearly the same

  • Nature Between Nature And Nature

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    The world view naturalism believes that there is no God and there is no evolution. They believe that pain, beauty, and pleasure is all in your mind. Naturalism also believes that there is no higher authority with them believing that mankind, creation and individuals have no purpose in life. Some naturalists believe if there is a God he is an “absent landlord”. Either there is no God or God has no or influence on nature. Some naturalists even believe that nature itself might be “the creative being”

  • Examples Of When God Decided To Play A Prank

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    Prologue: When God decided to play a prank on a life. “Ashelyn! Stop that!” A girl with silky curly chestnut hair screamed as she was held back by two bulky men in black suit. She furiously glared at the lady in red evening gown as her precious treasures either being taken away or thrown out by the lady’s workers. “Ashelyn, I swear on my life that I never have those interest on succeeding the Yun’s! Stop destroying my paradise!” She pleaded as she saw one after another of her pretty boy was kicked

  • Natural And Cosmic Theodicy And The Call For A Trinitarian Panentheism Essay

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    2. The Significnace of Natural/Cosmic Theodicy and the Call for a Trinitarian Panentheism According to Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, “A lacuna in Christian theology is the forgetfulness of the cosmic dimensions.” That is, “In the biblical and patristic traditions, ‘cosmic’ Christologies and pneumatologies are present,” and the retrieval of tradition is “important both for the sake of interfaith hospitality and improving Christianity’s self-understanding” in interdisciplinary dialogue. Kärkkäinen

  • The Criticism Of Spinoza

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    laws of the universe inasmuch as God is Deus sive natura where natura is natura naturans. But a more accurate label had emerged: panentheism. Panentheism, unlike pantheism, maintains a distinction between the divine and non-divine and the significance of both. In pantheism, there is no distinction between the divine and the universe – they are equal – while in panentheism, the divine and the universe

  • Critical Evaluation Of The Theodical Arguments Advanced By Wolfhart Pannenberg Essay

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    In this dissertation, I engage with the problem of natural theodicy through careful comparative evaluation of the theodical arguments advanced by Wolfhart Pannenberg, Catherine Keller, Arthur Peacocke, and Robert Russell in the context of their dialogue with modern physics and biology. In so doing, I critically investigate how the main interlocutors reconstruct the problem of natural evil, its relation to moral evil, God’s creative and redemptive immanence in the midst of the world, and the eschatological