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God and the soul : an essay towards fundamental religion

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  God is a unity of three persons in an inexpressible relationship of generative, communicative and creative love, and the human soul manifests that in its capacity to understand, interpret and love. Richard Swinburne, in his book The Existence of God, put forward an argument for mind-body dualism based upon personal identity. He states that the brain is composed of two hemispheres and a cord linking the two and that, as modern science has shown, either of these can be removed without the person losing any memories or mental capacities.

  Plurality of gods or divinities permits plurality of beliefs, practices, feelings and behaviour in one religion. This belief also gives room for accommodation, adaptation and domestication of new gods or divinities into the old religion. Other gods or divinities and divergent views and practices can be tolerated without confusion. Those with a sick soul believe evil is a fundamental part of life. Healthy mindedness is the opposite of Sick soul and people are more positive about life and religion. In the book it states, "Systematic healthy-mindedness, conceiving good as the essential and universal aspect of being, deliberately excludes evil form tis field of vision" (Page.

  On the other hand, within the university context Christian scholars often face the opposite extreme, a sort of rationalistic reductionism that allows no place for religious devotion or cultivation of the soul. If Huston Smith is correct in his book Why Religion Matters (), “the modern university is not agnostic toward religion; it is. The goal of the individual soul is moksha. Moksha is liberation: the soul’s release from the cycle of death and rebirth. It occurs when the soul unites with Brahman by realizing its true nature. Several paths can lead to this realization and unity: the path of duty, the path of knowledge, and the path of devotion (unconditional surrender to God).


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Nature of Religion: In sociology, the word religion is used in a wider sense than that used in religious books. A common characteristic found among all religions is that they represent a complex of emotional feelings and attitudes towards mysterious and perplexities of life.

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Richard Acland Armstrong. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. God, Sexuality and the Self is a new venture in systematic theology. Sarah Coakley invites the reader to re-conceive the relation of sexual desire and the desire for God and - through the lens of prayer practice - to chart the intrinsic connection of this relation to a theology of the s: In the story, God forms Adam, the first human, out of dust and breathes life into his nostrils to make him, literally, “a living soul.” Christians believe that all humans since that time.

“The History of God” by Karen Armstrong is a comprehensive overview of the history of the development of Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism.

Armstrong shares her point of view on religious matters in the introduction, taking the reader on a journey throughout her life’s work.

One way of reading Robinson Crusoe is as a spiritual spiritual biography/autobiography portrays the Puritan drama of the soul.

Concerned about being saved, having a profound sense of God's presence, seeing His will manifest everywhere, and aware of the unceasing conflict between good and evil, Puritans constantly scrutinized their lives to determine the state of. The religion of ancient Egypt was truly the pinnacle of their existence.

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Feeling Lost Living Together Speech, Negative Aspects Of God, For David himself says in the book of Psalms,-Divine. Foreword. Thanks to the tireless efforts of M. Govindan of Babaji’s Kriya Yoga and Publications, the Ramakrishna Mission and the late Swami Subramanya of Hawaii, Tirumular is no.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Sigmund Freud's views on religion are described in several of his books and regarded God as an illusion, based on the infantile need for a powerful father figure; religion, necessary to help us restrain violent impulses earlier in the development of civilization, can now be.

The central ideas which bind these religions, Christianity and Islam in the case of the book, are a monotheistic God and the fact that that God has a certain fate determined for each person.

The novel is also pantheist, in that each person's personal soul is part of the Soul of the World (a term which is interchangeable with God in this sense). Essay On Nationalism In India Words | 6 Pages. Nationalism is a sense of loyalty towards one’s own nation. It creates a sense of psychological bond with the nation.

The bond of affinity is strong to such an extent that people belonging to a particular nation are suspicious of foreigners. With religion the worshipping of the person of the god is essential, especially since part of what makes a god a god is the fact that it is ethereal, unreachable and beyond, greater than humanity, and the assumption that there is precisely no possibility nor desire to manipulate or change what makes the god itself is critically fundamental.

Indeed, sometimes theologians use the foregoing arguments to make a case for why we should believe: if one wishes for purpose, meaning, and eternal life, there is nowhere to go but toward God.

In the creation story God makes human beings out of the dust of the ground, into which God breathes the breath of life (Gen. While Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have traditionally seen the soul as a substantive individual, enduring over time, Hindu and Buddhist literature have cast the individuality of the soul in more conditional.

Psalm 23 and the Sermon the Mount are one of the most significant Biblical pieces known to mankind. Despite being widely known, their significance is different as their narrative comes from different perspectives at the same time with conveying different messages that have become the basis of the Christian religion.The soul, in many religious, philosophical, and mythological traditions, is the incorporeal essence of a living being.

Soul or psyche (Ancient Greek: ψυχή psykhḗ, of ψύχειν psýkhein, "to breathe") comprises the mental abilities of a living being: reason, character, feeling, consciousness, memory, perception, thinking, etc. Depending on the philosophical system, a soul can either.God, Sexuality and the Self is a new venture in systematic theology.

Sarah Coakley invites the reader to re-conceive the relation of sexual desire and the desire for God and - through the lens of prayer practice - to chart the intrinsic connection of this relation to a theology of the Trinity/5(45).