Taoism and Confucianism: History and Practices

Assistance in the following categories: 1. Countries: In this section, you should include the MAIN countries where people who practice these religion live. In most cases, it will be more than one country. However, don't just list all the countries where believers live. Choose no more than 5-10 (an...

Day of Yahweh, Justice and Sacrifice Word Study

Based upon the following three words from the Old Testament book of Amos 5:18, 24, 25 please address the following: (1) Day of Yahweh (2) Justice (3) Sacrifice What are the parts of speech for each word? What is type of verb root is each word? How is each word translated in other versi...

Hinduism and Buddhism

Describe the theme of Brahman as it has been developed in Hinduism (even Jainism). Finally, show how the theme is an essential part of the Hindu (even Jain) tradition. It does not matter which theme is chosen but only one. What are the features of Buddhism that fit with our modern scientific outl...

Women in Islamic Society

There has been a lot of attention lately to the restrictions placed on women in Islamic society. How have women been restricted in other societies?

Queen Hatshepsut and gender issues

It is believed that Queen Hatshepsut dressed as a man to gain support of the Egyptians. After her death, her successor removed as many remnants of her rule as possible. Although a pharaoh, her mummified remains and tomb have never been conclusively found. 1. Clearly state the "mystery" and provid...

Characteristics of the Psalms as Israelite Poetry are embedded.

DISCUSSION 6.1 1. Based on Carvalho, pp. 219-227, discuss the characteristics of the psalms as Israelite poetry. 2. Based on Carvalho, pp. 364-367, discuss the social context of the Wisdom literature. DISCUSSION 6.2 1. Based on Carvalho, pp. 406-410, discuss what should be ex...

Confucianism, Shintoism, and Taoism

Could you please help me with the following questions?: 1. Are Confucianism, Taoism, and Shintoism religions? 2. If so, why? If not, what is a religion?

Is Buddhism similar to Hinduism in the realm of devotion versus worship?

When Buddhists take refuge in the Buddha through worship, they engage in actions that look very much like the devotional behaviors people have toward gods: They leave offerings, burn incense, and chant, often with images of the Buddha in elaborate temples. Does this mean that the Buddha functions as...

Religion - Exodus and Leviticus Connections Examined

In the books of Exodus and Leviticus what is the identify and nature of Israel and how does the country maintain this obtain and maintain its identify. What is the relationship between God and Israel in this content.

Yogic overview

This is an analysis and description of the history, schools, paths, and practice of yoga.


Historically, what influences have Shintoism had on Japanese society and politics? Especially during WWII and since then? What role do you think they may have played during the war, and what are your views of the role Church and State separation may have had had that been implemented? Or, was is not...

Question about Eastern Religions

1. Historically, what influences has Shintoism had on Japanese society and politics? 2. What elements of Taoism, Confucianism, and Shintoism are characteristic of the Eastern religious traditions?

Eastern Religion and the 1960s

have looked everywhere I can imagine and can not find what I am looking for. Please help get me directed in the right path. What was the role of Eastern religion in the American counter culture movement of the 1960's?

Central Ideas of Shinto

What are the central ideas in Shinto about who or what God is? What role does the Islands of Japan have in Shinto? How did Shinto shape the Japanese concept of war in World War II?

Eastern Religion Elements: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism

I need to write a paper and need help with this problem. General information will be acceptable to help me put this paper together. I need to know the country of origin of: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism. For each of these religions I need some information on the: Historical figu...

Concepts of dharma and karma

How would you describe the major concepts of "dharma" and "karma" Do you believe in practicing daily "karma"based on the contemporary dictum of : what goes around comes around?