ReligionIs

ReligionIs - What is Religion? Re-lig-ion bind/tie back,...

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What is Religion? Re-lig-ion “bind/tie back,” “bind together” (to be bound) (“Yoga” = to Unite) “re-connect” To a Higher Power To other people, in community To the world around us With ourselves
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Three Dimensions of Religion Religion is a way of thinking about: Origins (where did we come from?) Purpose /meaning (why are we here?) Destiny (where are we going? what happens when we die?) Who we are (the nature of human nature) Who/what God is (the nature of Ultimate Reality) The basis for our beliefs & doctrine, expressed through myth, scripture, philosophy, theology Intellectual - Emotional - Physical Intellectual
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Three Dimensions of Religion Emotional Religion is a way of feeling : awe faith hope gratitude appreciation ecstasy joy bliss fear guilt love reverence rejoicing peace
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Three Dimensions of Religion Physical Religion is a way of acting, of living, a social system: Spiritual practices : meditation, chanting, prayer, ritual
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