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    My faith is very complicated because I come from a Buddhist background and Learned Buddhism and been a very good follower of it. I was born in Sri Lanka. Growing up in a Buddhist family in Sri Lanka, my faith was initially introduced to me by my parents. My parents claimed to be strong Buddhists and they practiced their faith very often. Because of them I was very involved in practicing and learning more about Buddhism. To me Buddhism is a way of life. Buddhists believe that life is pain and suffering

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    that they need to choose between faith or learning. There is a need for a balance between the two. Faith without reason is nothing more than childish, while science without religion is meaningless. This essay will dive into what faith is and what the relationship between faith and learning looks like. According to Miriam-Webster, faith is complete trust in something or someone. Faith is not ignoring facts or evidence in spite or what a belief states. In religion, faith is being sure that God’s character

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    more one questions ones faith; but faith is intrinsic in humans, just as the ability to love. If we can love, then we can believe. Every individual has a different answer to the question “what is the basis of faith?” some would say it is Christ, others, the Bible, God, angels, etc. and some may even reject faith as a whole. However, if the basis of faith is Christ, why do so many individuals struggle to accept His truth, His word, and His evidences? If the basis of faith is the Bible, what does

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    A Dwindling Faith

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    A Dwindling Faith "My eyes had opened and I was alone, terribly alone in a world without God…" (Wiesel 68). Most people would think hard times would strengthen people's faith, that they would rely even more on their beliefs. But that is not always the case. In times of great crises, people's faith may disintegrate to an almost nonexistent state. When people must look to physical things like food for survival, spiritual things like faith tend to be dropped. It has no use anymore. Night by Elie

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    Faith and Reason

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    Faith and reason were two modes of belief that dominated the history of Western Civilization. Both faith and reason were popularized as tools to understand the universe in Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian eras. By conflicting with each other, these two modes of belief sparked a lot of controversy. Reason or rationality is belief based on concrete evidence and logic. The development of one’s reason relies heavily on observation and questioning. Greco-Roman philosophers believed in the power of the

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    Have Faith

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    you to, “Just have faith?” This is what Leif Enger, the author of the novel Peace Like a River wants readers to know after reading this powerful story. Having faith is trusting God to a certain outcome when it is utterly ridiculous and illogical. Faithful people believe in something that they cannot comprehend. In Peace Like a River by Leif Enger, the idea that the author wants us to know that we should have our hearts open to God and his great works, and that we should have faith is demonstrated thorough

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    Defender Of The Faith

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    many stories throughout his lifetime. "Defender of the Faith" is a short story that was published in his first collection entitled Goodbye, Columbus which also included four other short stories and a novella. To understand Roth's writing one must first look at his life and where he got his general ideas from. In many of Roth's stories he encompasses parts of his life that he has dealt with such as being a Jewish American. In "Defender of the Faith" we watch a Sergeant in the United States Army come

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    Faith Or Reason?

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    aspect of life was monitered and ruled by the Church. This period in time also saw the emergence of men beginning to question whether the existence of God can be proved by faith , reason, or as Thomas Aquinas insists, by both faith and reason. There were differing opinions of this matter in both scholarly and religious circles. Faith is what all believers must have within them, it is a crucial part of man’s relationship with God. On the other hand, reason is a part of science and some believed that matters

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    The Changing Faith

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    ?The Changing Faith? The story, ?Young Goodman Brown?, by Nathaniel Hawthorne was in fact a very mysterious and pleasurable story to read. The main character, Goodman Brown, is faced to deal with the true colors of the town?s people and his own family as the devil described and showed to him. He then comes very confused and unconfident in his faith. Because of the meeting with the devil, Goodman Brown faces a change of faith in his family, the town?s people, and himself. Goodman Brown was a good

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    Faith and Politics

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    Faith and Politics Nowadays, more so than ever before, religion plays a significant role in American presidential elections. As citizens, our job is to examine that role and decide how it will affect our vote. The Bush/Gore campaign has been very much influenced by religion. Joseph Lieberman, Gore’s running mate and the first Orthodox Jew to run for vice president on a major party ticket, has been extremely vocal about his faith. Both George W. Bush and Al Gore, a Methodist and Baptist,

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