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This paper aims to introduce and discuss a unique Turkish manuscript from 1870, Tanzîr-i Telemak, authored by Sarıyerli Hoca Sadık Efendi (d. 1873) who was a dissident ulema exiled to Jerusalem for his political activities. The text advocates revolt against kings as an indispensable component of Islam, Christianity and Judaism, proposing a radical...
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New inspiration rising towards secrets of Abrahamic religion is to live directly under the lord for joy.
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An Interfaith project with 4 Nobel Peace prize laureates representing the Abrahamic religions, necessitated a London Foreign Office (LFO) visit in 1997. The LFO appointed me to 2 Commonwealth projects: 1] Commonwealth with Biblical cradle, where all have equal 'Chosen' status, & 2] Constructive monitoring of Aids epidemic in South Africa.
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Despite the heterogeneous composition of Nigeria as a multilingual ethnic and multi-religious society, there are indices which over the years have fostered peaceful and harmonious coexistence, across the different lines of ethnicity and religion. One such aspect is kinship ties in the midst of raving ethnic bigotry, religious intolerance and violen...
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Modern medicine is not just about treatment, it has even begun to interfere with human life: changing and predicting its quality parameters, giving it "life", and postponing its death. With the development of new medical technologies, a person begins to intervene in God's actions. The article focuses primarily on how innovations in medical technolo...
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An Interfaith project, with 4 Nobel Peace Prize laureates representing the Abrahamic religions began in 1995. When 2 Patrons requested me to represent their project, I went to the London Foreign Office. Here, we exchanged projects and I left with 2 Commonwealth projects: 1] Commonwealth expansion with the Biblical Cradle (9th Crusade). 2] Construct...
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An Interfaith project with 4 Nobel peace Prize Laureates representing the Abrahamic religions started in 1995. On briefing the London Foreign Office about an intra-Islamic feud, I was appointment to 2 Commonwealth projects: 1] Commonwealth expansion with the 'Biblical Cradle', as planned after World War 1, 2] Constructive monitoring of HIV epidemic...
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Slavery has long been a social problem of great importance. Today various international conventions and municipal laws have forbidden this practice. Nevertheless, slavery exists in its primitive and modern forms. Armed conflicts and economic calamities provoke this social tragedy. The approach of States in forbidding or regulating this phenomenon h...
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This presentation, which I gave at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Japan Shakespeare Society, is partly a personal narrative about how living in Japan influenced my approach to Shakespeare's works. Partly it is also an explication about how we should read "Romeo and Juliet". Juliet is the Divine Feminine, missing in the Abrahamic religions but still...
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Muslim women activists in the Islamic Movement who are citizens of Israel, a Jewish-majority state, and members of a Palestinian minority live in a complex tangle of identities: religious, national, gender, and civilian. To cope with this complicated reality, the use patriarchal bargains based on social strategies such as gaining higher education,...
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The return of Kauravas to India is in a way to the return of Shia Muslims to India as conquers and rulers. The battle of Kurukshetra was between Pandavas and Kauravas. The Kauravas were neanderthalic Asuras especially Gandhari and Dhuryodhana. The Pandavas were Devas or Aryans. After defeat in the battle of Kurushetra the Kauravas who were remainin...
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In explaining the relationship between divine laws, the presumption of variance and equality of nullity, and the existence of common and distinct rulings, it is a fixed assumption that in its interpretation, common rulings exist due to the unified legislator (Sharia) and the differences are not due to the plurality of divine laws or abrogation of l...
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Due to increased extremism and conservatism, Christian-Islam ties in Indonesia have deteriorated in recent years. The real impact of these events is intolerance in numerous facets of Indonesian life. This article aims to analyze the migration of followers of the Prophet Muhammad to Ethiopia as a joint event between the two major religious communiti...
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New divine consciousness between non Abraham and Abraham religions
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This paper aims to explore the diverse impacts of religious sacred places on specific spheres of contemporary international relations, particularly in the context of public health governance as well as the fight against COVID-19. The spread of disease or germs and viruses within the context of pilgrimage, the healing purposes associated with such p...
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The present study aims to approach altruism from a multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspective.After a brief introduction, it is analyzed the conception of Abrahamic religions and Buddhism about altruism, as then to be presented the philosophical perspective of this subject, starting with the ancient period and ending with contemporary thin...
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Heilsgeschichte Art Piece based on the Religious Studies of Abrahamic Religions of the Old Testament Biblical events (The Book of Genesis to The Book of Daniel).
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Buddhism is a religion and philosophical system that provides moral guidance and practical methodology for individuals to realize enlightenment and eradicate suffering. However, as a religion, Buddhism is sometimes viewed as unworthy because it lacks a concept of God, as in the monotheistic traditions of the Abrahamic religions. The view that Buddh...
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Our social system and religion are interrelated. Just as religion has been influenced by society, religion has also fixed the course of society by imposing various restrictions. One complements the other. The three religions that emerged among the descendants of Prophet Abraham are Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The oldest among them is Judaism,...
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La creencia en la resurrección de los muertos es central para las religiones abrahámicas. Al estar actualmente desacreditada la noción de alma, muchos filósofos cristianos materialistas se replantean la posibilidad de tal resurrección. Dos problemas fundamentales amenazan tal posibilidad: la discontinuidad espacio-temporal entre la muerte y la resu...
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Although panpsychism and pantheism were seen as natural allies in the past, in contemporary philosophy it is widely common to stress differences rather than similarities between them. As a result, only few panpsychists (e.g. so-called cosmopsychists) acknowledge that their view may imply pantheism. In my paper, I argue that at least some popular ve...
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Especially among the Abrahamic religions, quite regularly spirituality implies a relationship with God or else some other supposed “sacred” entities or forces. This starting point precludes a fully psychological explanation of spirituality since appeal to God exceeds the methodology of the social or human sciences: Psychology is not theology. In co...
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There are abundant examples of negative assessments of cultic honors to Roman emperors by nineteenth- and twentieth-century researchers. In the minds of historians raised in modern societies, in which monotheistic Abrahamic religions usually reign supreme, this is a completely understandable a priori approach; nevertheless, it hinders a correct und...
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Judaism recognizes two categories of commandments: those between a person and God and those involving interpersonal relations. It is common for individuals and organizations to overemphasize the former while neglecting the latter, a problem shared by many religions. This paper explores how Judaism addresses this issue, demonstrating that by priorit...
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El problema del mal plantea la pregunta sobre cómo podemos conciliar la existencia del mal en este mundo (desastres naturales, enfermedades incurables y congénitas, pandemias, crímenes atroces, guerras, etcétera) con la existencia de un dios con tres de las cualidades que las tres religiones abrahámicas le conceden (i. e. omnisciencia, omnipotencia...
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Abstrak: Dalam konteks Indonesia, secara sosiologis-antropologis pluralisme agama dan etnis adalah suatu fakta yang harus kita terima. Pemikiran teologis yang menawarkan pandangan inklusivisme dan pluralisme keberagamaan akan ikut meredam konflik dan ketegangan antar agama. Di sinilah letak pentingnya memperbincangkan masalah pluralisme agama dalam...
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La noción de los días de la creación, que culminan en el sagrado séptimo día, o Sabbath, se encuentra en las tres religiones abrahámicas. Mientras que algunos creyentes se aferraban a una comprensión literal de estos días, otros insistían en que la doctrina tenía una profunda importancia esotérica. En la tradición islámica, los que defendían el pap...
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From the middle of the 20th century, the rise of anthropocentric beliefs partly inherited from the Abrahamic religions led to a change in mentality about ecosystems. The measurable signs of environmental exploitation and destruction and their consequences for human health, the shift to post-materialist values, and the growth of ethical philosophies...
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Eschatology is a doctrine or teaching related to the last days, in the Abrahamic religious belief about eschatology, namely the arrival of a savior at the end of time for these religions, namely Christianity, Judaism and Islam, the three religions believe that at the end of time a when there will be a savior who will save them from the chaos that e...
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The following contribution was presented during the event, “Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: the Engagement of Abrahamic Religions in the Rome Call.” The event was sponsored by the Vatican RenAIssance Foundation, the Abu Dhabi (UAE) Forum for Peace and the Commission for Interreligious Dialogue of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. The Rome Call for...
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This article focuses on the types of religious buildings in the religious beliefs of ancient civilizations in Iraq and Egypt as well as the Hindu and Buddhist; since they are continuous; and compare them with the religious buildings of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. These buildings are considered as sensitive part of the peoples' civilization be...
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In this essay I offer an outline of a theology of survival as it emerges from the writings of the three modern Marrano thinkers: Michel de Montaigne, Baruch Spinoza, and Jacques Derrida. I will argue that, in their thought which is deeply concerned with the apology of life, the Marrano choice of living on over the martyrological death becomes affir...
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The relationship between monotheism and the word order of verb (V) and object (O) in declarative sentences of its practiced language is analyzed. The oldest monotheistic religion is the Aten belief of ancient Egypt, which was practiced in the ancient Egyptian language. Abrahamic religions, which are typical monotheistic religions are practiced in t...
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This paper discusses the concept of religious conversion in the Bahá'í Faith through conversion narratives of first-generation Bahá'ís. Through life story interviews, the converts narrate their process of becoming Bahá'í as "not converting", which aligns with a principle of the Bahá'í Faith called "progressive revelation". Religious conversion has...
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Shakespeare preferred pagan and pantheistic spiritual ideas that uphold the dignity and importance of nature and our material world and view people, (who are made of natural material such as water, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, iron, and so forth, and who eat and drink various foods, again material, to keep our bodies going), as just a small part of th...
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I examine how the Divine Feminine (symbolized by Portia) is presented and disguised in the text. Portia's disguise as a young man symbolizes the way that the Goddess, a heretical concept based on Bruno's pantheistic work, had to remain hidden in Shakespeare's plays. Next, I consider the issue of the Abrahamic religions (which to Shakespeare and Bru...
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In this special issue on justice, ethics, and philosophy of religion, let us consider a historical case study. The trade of slaves across the Atlantic lasted 400 years and led to the forcible removal of about 12.5 million people from Africa, south of the Sahara. This paper examines the African slave trade in light of the notion that evil of whateve...
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Damascus University Journal for Engineering Sciences The first millennia A.D. knew an architectural revolution reflecting the political-religious activities in the Mediterranean Basin. Due to its strategic site, Syria had its lot of significant buildings presenting examples of development in Arts and Architecture at that time. The article deals wit...
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How a singular sun worshipped deity evolved into every religion on Earth. Updated God Chart: From One to All. This chart only focuses on the main beliefs of society today such as Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, etc., and so it does not include Tirawa, Ptah, Taiowa, Jóhonaaʼéí, Yəhôḥānān, Haya, Yahya, Yahu, Wi, Pah, Yaya, Yayael. The...
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Before the emergence of Abrahamic religion, the population in the past experienced both economic calamity and humanitarian crisis as a result of usury practices. Various historical studies reveal that the Babylonian period was an era where human civilization showed dreadful facts as a result of usury praxis. This study focuses on Islamic and Christ...
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Bethlehem [Bethlehem; Hebrew לחח ביט (Bet Lekhem); Arab. بيت لحم (Bayt Laḥm); Greek Βηθλέεμ; Latin Bethlehem; old talker Vyëleem] is a city in Palestine, an important center of Abrahamic religions and religious pilgrimage. It is under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA, since 1995), the administrative center of the Palestin...
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Jewish rugs were a group of Qajar pictorial carpets that were created by a combination of Jewish motifs and Persian carpet designs. By using Iconology on structure and content, this research has studied and analyzed one of famous Jewish rugs to find factors affecting the worldview behind its creation. After studying the history of the subject, and...
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The reality of moral and natural evil is one of the most challenging theological questions. Particularly for the Abrahamic religions, providing an explanation for the origin of evil has never been an easy task. How to explain in a sound way the presence of suffering in the world since God is omnipotent and omnibenevolent? Or, put in another way, is...
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Affinity with the Holy Land, and especially with Jerusalem, is a common theme in the sacred geography of Abrahamic religions, expressed in prayer houses and holy sites. This theme was especially prominent in Solomonic Ethiopia, both among Ethiopian Orthodox Christians and among the Betä Ǝsraʾel (Ethiopian Jews). This article will examine expression...
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The major aim of the religious person is to obey God’s injunctions and follow His ways. If he or she shall do so, he or she will attain success in this world or in the world-to-come. Thus, the Abrahamic religions have come to center on precepts involving man’s relationship with God and an occupation with spirituality. Accordingly, the central figur...
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The Israel-Palestinian conflict that occurred between Palestine and Israel is one of the conflicts in the 21st century that has received the most attention from the international community. This conflict sparked many perspectives and views because, for some people this conflict has a sentimental side because of the geographical location where this...
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An Inter-Faith project with 5 Nobel Peace Prize laureates representing three Abrahamic religions began1994. As a result, the reason for Gulf Warwas identified in Egypt (July 1997). This information was disclosed to the London Commonwealth Office in August 1997. Great Britain's plans to establish Israel in 1918 were explained. By appointment, this...
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An Inter-Faith project with 5 Nobel Peace Prize laureates representing three Abrahamic religions began1994. As a result, the reason for Gulf Warwas identified in Egypt (July 1997). This information was disclosed to the London Commonwealth Office in August 1997. Great Britain's plans to establish Israel in 1918 were explained. By appointment, this...
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An Inter-Faith project with 5 Nobel Peace Prize laureates representing three Abrahamic religions began1994. As a result, the reason for Gulf Warwas identified in Egypt (July 1997). This information was disclosed to the London Commonwealth Office in August 1997. Great Britain's plans to establish Israel in 1918 were explained. By appointment, this...
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An Inter-Faith project with 5 Nobel Peace Prize laureates representing three Abrahamic religions began1994. As a result, the reason for Gulf Warwas identified in Egypt (July 1997). This information was disclosed to the London Commonwealth Office in August 1997. Great Britain's plans to establish Israel in 1918 were explained. By appointment, this...
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Sound Heart Model, Islamic spiritual health theory Minoo Asadzandi,s Theory Introduction: Spiritual health services should be community-oriented in harmony with the religious beliefs of patients/clients /family. According to Abrahamic religions, human beings have a soul (heart) from the unseen world. Spiritual Health means having a Sound Heart (ca...
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Objective: The objective of this work is to illustrate and shed light on the different religious attitudes towards organ donation. The discussion will be devoted tomonotheistic Abrahamic religions.Method: We searched Semantic scholar, science direct, Pubmed databases based on the keywords: “Organ donation, Religion, Islam, Christianity, Judaism.Abr...
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Evolutionair bepaalde neurofysiologische programma’s, actief vanuit hersengebieden als de amygdala en hippocampus, leiden tot inadequate reacties bij conflictmanagement. In dit artikel wordt een strategie voor effectief conflictmanagement aangereikt. Hoge niveaus van emotionele ‘arousal’ dienen allereerst te worden afgebouwd, ten gunste van een hel...
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Purpose: In this article, we will discuss the narrations and prophecies that exist in Islam, both in Shia, Sunni and other religions regarding Imam Mahdi. This article also attempts to deal with Holy Fatima and her characteristics. Also, we will show that Imam Mahdi is mentioned not only in other religions but also in other books. Also, this resear...
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Purpose: In this article, we will discuss the narrations and prophecies that exist in Islam, both in Shia, Sunni and other religions regarding Imam Mahdi. This article also attempts to deal with Holy Fatima and her characteristics. Also, we will show that Imam Mahdi is mentioned not only in other religions but also in other books. Also, this resear...
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The rise and spread of Jihadist groups, such as al-Qaeda and ISIS, and the atrocities they have perpetrated in various Muslim territories and Western cities have raised the alarm about the supposed threat Islam poses to Europe— and to the West more broadly. In Europe, the resurgence of populist, right-wing politics was connected in no small part to...
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The world of creation consists of two worlds, the visible world and the unseen world. The soul is the divine dimension of human existence. Human creation is based on God's love for his servants. Illness and life's sufferings are a divine test. Reaching the position of "lightness of the heart" requires "surrender, satisfaction and purification of th...
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This study aims to evaluate whether the idea of ultimate reality in world religions contributes to the characteristics of the world religion paradigm, which is hierarchical cosmology or “subject-object cosmology.” Several research on this topic claims that one of the characteristics of the world religion paradigm is its hierarchical perspective. Di...
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Animal rights advocates in the West decry the mistreatment of animals, such as their use in experimentation and, most notoriously, factory farming. They identify the fact that animals are legally considered mere property as the source of these abuses. They also tend to view Abrahamic religions as responsible for this paradigm and in conflict with a...
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There occurred the Mahabharata war between the Asuric Kauravas originating from the defeated Harappa–Mohenjo-daro population and the invading sapien-neanderthal hybrid Aryan Pandavas. The hybrid Aryan kings priest was Brihuspati who worshipped vedic gods and the neanderthalic Asuras priest was Shukracharya who worshipped Shiva. The Kauravas were de...
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An Inter-Faith project with 5 Nobel Peace Prize laureates representing three Abrahamic religions began1994. As a result, the reason for Gulf Warwas identified in Egypt (July 1997). This information was disclosed to the London Commonwealth Office in August 1997. Great Britain's plans to establish Israel in 1918 were explained. By appointment, this...
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Abrahamic Religions? What does that mean?
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The phenomenon of woman has always been a subject of discussion in all religions. Women throughout history have often been positioned relative to men. All aspects of her life, such as her creation and function in the world, to which she corresponds in terms of physiology, are constantly compared with men. And religions occupy the most important...
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The relationship between Abrahamic religions and environment is a delicate one. Critical voices argue that already in Genesis the human being is situated in a hierarchical position above the animals. Only by admitting his animal status humankind could be freed from its arrogance. Other voices point instead to the solidarity between human beings and...
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This is my relative that is not is for common people but for the Enlighted the entire world is a family. Aum! May all life be happy,free from disease, enjoy prosperity, none experience sorrow! Everyone’s needs be fulfilled and filled withauspiciousness! Aum! Peace Be Everywhere! (Hindutva, Essence of Vedas, Maha & Brihadarnyaka upanishads) ========...
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The Israeli Digital Diplomacy Seeks, via Its Official accounts In Arabic, To Speak The Arab Peoples Directly, To Present An Image about The Cultural And Religious Diversity Of Israeli Society, And To Promote The Concept Of The Abrahamic Religions (Judaism- Christianity- Islam), Also Undermining the confidence of Egyptians and Arabs in the history a...
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The philosophy of Islamic finance aspires to an economic system based on risk-sharing, exchanges of assets, and avoidance of Ribā (interest). The framework of the Islamic financial system (IFS) is laid on shariah injunctions, drawn on the Quran and Sunnah. The contemporary institutionalization of an IFS is based on secondary sources such as Ijtihād...
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Islamophobia is a socio-cultural and challenging phenomenon in the contemporary era. The animosity and hostility arising from Islamophobia in most cases originate from the misunderstanding of non-Muslims about Islamic principles and beliefs. Numerous examples of Islamophobia can be seen in Federer's book; « WHAT EVERY AMERICAN NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT T...
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Transplantation allows us to confidently save the lives of previously doomed patients. Unfortunately, this colossal achievement of human progress has a problematic side – the shortage of donor organs. The use of animal organs could solve it. Currently, the issues of xenotransplantation have become relevant again after the experimental xenotransplan...
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The prayer of the saints as the purest form of conversation with God, has always been considered in the field of religious research. Whereas the comparative aspect of this religious area was hardly dealt with, let alone the relevant interdisciplinary, linguistic-philosophical investigations. Therefore, in this article, for the first time, an interd...
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The second session of interfaith dialogue between Iran and Japan was held in Tokyo on Tuesday, with the theme of “Environment in Islam and Shinto”. Held by the Iranian Cultural Center in Japan in cooperation with the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), the event was attended by a number of cultural and religious officials from the t...
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The purpose of this research is to conduct a comparative analysis of the Messiah in Semitic religious discourse, focusing on Muslims' specially the Sunni school of thought. The notion of Mahdism is generally recognized in all three major sematic faiths. Muslims scholars, particularly Shiites, believe in Mahdi and see him as the cornerstone of their...
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Judaism is a part of the Abrahamic religion. Abrahamic religions in their development, such as Judaism experienced divisions, giving rise to new schools of Judaism. New schools of Judaism emerged due to differences in views and opinions among the Jews. This study aims to determine the definition of sects in Judaism along with the emergence factors...
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Halal and Kosher generally may have shared certain attributes as both were originated within Abrahamic religions. The globalization and internalization of food industry has encouraged both dietary laws to pursue standards regulatory and procedures not only to preserve their laws and beliefs but also to provide better services to their respective ma...
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In view of the basic concepts in Vedic Sanskrit literature of the most ancient peaceful knowledge-based culture surviving on earth despite the relentless Abrahamic onslaught for about 2,000 years on this intangible cultural heritage of humanity, and in light of 98% of the world’s ancient heritage of cultures having been wiped out by these brutal do...
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The Hindu religion is the only one of the world’s great faiths dedicated to the idea that the Cosmos itself undergoes an immense, indeed an innate, number of deaths and rebirths. It is the only religion in which the time scales correspond to those of modern scientific cosmology. In the most ancient Vedic literature and culture of the world, Rishika...
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Fundamentalism is more accurately attributable only to the people of the book (Jews, Christians, Muslims) and Communists, but not to Hindus because they have a library of books and many Bhagavans and Bhagavatis instead of a single book, single prophet, single God, and dogma. Sacred texts of prophetic Abrahamic religions play a constitutive role int...
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The polarized initial reception of Philip Pullman as a “new atheist” has gradually yielded to more nuanced scholarly positionings of his work as inspired by a heterodox, even “heretical,” Christianity. But in his new series, Pullman responds decisively to both “new atheist” and “heterodox Christian” interpretations, while widening the scope of his...
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This paper advances the concept of the entrepreneurial mindset for women entrepreneurs in a developing country. This paper conceptualizes entrepreneurial mindset from a female perspective and explores its impact on individual life, family, and community. We present the Women Entrepreneurship Plus Model (WE-PLUS) framework embedded in the socio-reli...
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This article engages with the matrilineal communities of the Indian Ocean littoral with a focus on the southern Indian context. The matrilineal system was one of the most convenient features in the context of the Indian Ocean trade. In their transregional journeys, maritime itinerants stayed in one place for months or even a year, depending on the...
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This article focuses on the controversy and theological polemics advanced by the Jewish-Karaite movement against one of the central concepts of mainstream Rabbinic Judaism—the Oral Torah and the legitimacy of its transmission (“Chain of Tradition”). This process passed through a series of formative stages of Karaism: from radical scripturalism fund...
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The Islamic conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history. It is a discouraging tale, for its evident moral is that civilization is a precious good, whose delicate complex of order and freedom, culture and peace can at any moment be overthrown by barbarians invading from without or multiplying within. Sanatana (eternal) Vedic culture...
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I propose, in brief, an intimate, perhaps desirable, but anyway necessary, connection between free will in Abrahamic theology and free action in liberal ideology. The economy, its work, its consumption, even its banking, are not inconsistent with a Christian life if achieved by free will. That is to say, contrary to a century-long supposition among...
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Dasharatha was born in ~ 12,300 BCE. His son, Bhagavan Rama was born on 29 November 12,240 BCE, during the lunar month of Chaitra, on nakshatra Punarvasu and Tithi of Chaitra Shuddha Navami. Rama completed 16 years, per lunar Tithi, on 3 December 12,224 BCE. Sage Vishwamitra arrived in Dasharatha’s court on 4 December and left Ayodhya, with Rama an...
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The Jewish texts and the Qur'an often speak with acknowledged venom of pagans and their religions. They were after all their, at one time, powerful competitors. Falsely the Abrahamic religions claim that only within their various books and from their various gods morality arises. In fact, the morality of the Abrahamic gods tends to be woefully nega...
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Vedic Hindutva culture existed all over the world prior to its destruction by iconoclastic Abrahamic religions in the 2000-year long and continuing Genocide/Dismantling of Global Hinduism (DGH) and Gazwa-E-Hind (GEH) . The world is changing with the technological changes and the whole world is looking for an escape from the “convert or die” policy...
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One of the first words that is learned in Indonesian is waria. This word is made by combing word wanita which means woman and pria which means man. Warias are one of the most known and visible forms of third gender in Indonesia, this term marks trans-women who has their role in social life throughout Java island. Beside this one there, less visible...
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The religious discourse has been dominated by the paradigm of world religions especially the Abrahamic religions like Islam and Christianity, shaping the way religion being understood and associated with other issues. Its strong emphasis on the ultimate being called God has resulted in commonly accepted categories of what could be counted as religi...
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The so-called Hindu high castes that are converted to Islam are now called Ashrafs! Assertions and complaints are that with all the Gazwa-E-Hind and Global Dismantling of Hinduism for the past two millennia, there still are Hindus who continue to survive through the Islamic and Christian invasions and colonization! How sad for the modern Abrahamic...
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Bronwen Neil, Dreams and Divination from Byzantium to Baghdad, 400–1000 CE, Oxford Studies in the Abrahamic Religions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021, pp. xiv + 230, ISBN: 978-0-19-887114-9 (hbk). $85.
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Amidst the increasing of opportunities to come in contact with values and worldviews of various religions, this textbook is a useful reference for students and scholars of Comparative Religion, and other readers who would like to deepen the understanding of the attitude of believers of Abrahamic religions to the Sacred in other religions, yet do no...
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This contribution discusses the question whether there is a general interlinking between the fundamentalist perception and practice of Abrahamic religions by some believers or groups and their (in-)ability to cope with pandemics such as Covid-19, or if this assumption is misleading. With the help of selected examples from fundamentalist groups of t...
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Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash INTRODUCTION Religion has long provided guidance that has led to standards reflected in some aspects of medical practices and traditions. The recent bioethical literature addresses numerous new problems posed by advancing medical technology and demonstrates an erosion of standards rooted in religion and long wid...
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One of the most fundamental causes of religious intolerance is the proclamation of absolute or exclusive monotheism. Across the globe, religious intolerance with the attendant violence is principally associated with the Abrahamic religions, namely, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Of all three, Judaism is not just the oldest but the mother of the r...
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Revelation places the fundamental position in Abrahamic religion of belief system and the discussion about it is very long and endless. Generally,revelation in Islam is realized as "communication between God and human manifested in holy Qur'an delivered by Angel Gabriel externally out of prophet's self." William Montgomery Watt and Fazlur Rahman ha...
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The politics of the Holy land is of crucial importance to the followers of the three Abrahamic religions in terms of religious beliefs, which metamorphosed into military and political significance in the 20th Century. The United States (U.S) support for Israel is especially visible during the republican presidencies. The U.S had five republican pre...
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The challenge of evil to rational Abrahamic religions has clearly been articulated in modern philosophy of religion predicated on the incompatibility of the omnipotence, omnibenevolence, and omniscience of God with the existence of evils. Even within the Islamic theological and philosophical traditions, there is a venerable history of theodicies an...
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The Abrahamic religions, which have been propagated and promoted by the divine prophets, aimed to guide human beings to worldly and heavenly happiness. Islamic spirituality is achieved by observing religious rules. As people spend much of their lives at the workplaces, it is imperative to address spirituality at the workplace and its effect on the...
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Reading this book is recommended for research in three areas: 1- Comparative studies between women's rights and religion. 2- Comparative studies in Abrahamic religions (Islam, Christianity, Judaism). 3- Understanding the culture and ancient works of Christianity for Persian speakers. The main issue of this book is to investigate the role and positi...