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    whatever they were in control of, thus the power was unique. To illustrate, Zeus wouldn't be able to control the ocean unless he consulted with whoever was in charge of the ocean, which in this case, was Poseidon. As a result, the powers that the deities had were the reasons why they were so worshipped, and what fascinating abilities they were, to be able to control nature itself. In addition, godly interactions with humans are what sprouts interest and further develops the religion. In Greek mythology

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    The Nature of Deity

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    The nature of deity is a topic that has been debated and dickered over amongst religions the world over. Gods grand purpose, his will, divine reasoning, and expectations of the human race are a topic of hot debate among great learned men and the theological elite . These differences are glaringly apparent when Judas-Christian is compared with Hinduism. Lets start with the easy one. The Christian God, also known as Jehovah,Yahweh, The Lord of Lords, etc has many defining characteristics and

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    The Deity Of Christ

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    Introduction The concept of the Deity of Christ is one of great complexity. Numerous students, scholars, theologians and philosophers have studied Christ and His attributes. One of the most asked questions and sought after answers has been thoroughly dissected and examined to be able to even begin comprehending such a mystery. Millions ask: “How can Jesus Christ, the Son of God be one-hundred percent man, and one-hundred percent God at the same time? Also, how is it even possible that Jesus Christ

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    primary deities of Vishnu, Siva, and Devi, worshipped in Hindu tradition, is valid. As argued by Gross, within texts of Hinduism there appears an inclination towards an andocentric classification of the primary deities. This classification which is continually purported, truly does, resembles a group created with a patriarchy in mind. The list consistently is, as provided, Vishnu, Siva, and Devi. According to Gross’ theory, the male oriented Hindu representation of the primary three deities was not

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    My parents, who are both Christians wanted me to know about other religions so I wouldn't grow up thinking that Christianity was the only religion out there. At first I was quite perplexed by this religion with its multi-armed deities and what seemed to me cow worshippers. It didn't help that I was raised in a fundamentalist Christian church where we were taught that Christianity is "the only way", and that all other religions are wrong. As a result, I grew tired of seeing supposedly tolerant Christians

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    Shakti Sikhism

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    Shakti Hinduism and Sikhism are being combined to form Shakti Sikhism, a sort of feminist Sikhism, in which the deity that is prayed to is a powerful and independent woman and that practices equality. This is to balance out with many other religions in which men have higher status over women. This Shakti Sikhism would balance out the gender status stereotypes, and would have women be more active in their religion. In Sikhism, it is debatable whether religious texts portray women well, or if they

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    A Study of the Druid Religion

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    interesting. When we were still planning on doing Wicca I wanted to focus on is the God and Goddess aspect of the religion. What is your stand on evolution with your belief that the god and goddess made the universe? Where do they stand regarding other deities? What are the similarities and differences? In my research I found reference to the All. If the All is a belief you hold can you give me a person definition? How do we come across the gods and goddesses in our everyday lives? How do they effect

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    It is not an uncommon occurrence for mankind to assign human qualities or characteristics to inanimate objects such as the moon or burned tortilla. This phenomenon is known as pareidolia, “a type of illusion or misperception involving a vague or obscure stimulus being perceived as something clear and distinct”. An example of pareidolia is seeing the face of Jesus in a burned tortilla. The brain, due to its uncanny ability to fill-in-the-blank, perceives the image of Jesus from a series of random

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    annual calendar that had an accompanying ritual cycle. This calendar was associated with various Meso-American deities, often representing different aspects of the cosmos including a creator god, a god of war, a sun god, a fire god, etc. Various beliefs were practiced by the ancient Meso-American peoples that included diverse forms and levels of the afterlife, with each containing its own deity. Religious rituals and practices were typically governed by priests that had been educated in astronomy and

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    Kali. While being a cruel deity, the Shakti is also the “creator and life-giving divine mother” In the Skanda Purana, the largest Mahapurana, a genre of eighteen Hindu religious texts, the female deity, Shakti, is portrayed as the mightiest of the deities, The Great Divine Mother, due to the fact that the other gods worship her. Characteristic for the three main denominations of Hinduism is that exactly their God is the most prominent. In the Skanda Purana, the female deity conquers a demon after drinking

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