Encounters and Dialogue Report
Encounters and Dialogue Report: Buddhism
I chose to visit a Buddhist monastery in Haymarket, VA for this project several reasons. Primarily
this was one of the approved sites by the course to visit. Sec
Chapter 6 Quiz
1. This word means teaching. According to Buddha, "let this be your lamp and
refuge, and seek no other refuge." Also, this refers to the Four Noble Truths.
2. The art or sc
Chapter 7 Quiz
Society and The Sacred
1. This formulation has 72 precepts, among which are: Not to be fond of pleasures.
To become a
stranger to the ways of the world. Not to be fond of talking. Often
to devote oneself to prayer. etc.
Chapter 4 Quiz
Sacred Symbol, Myth, and Doctrine
1. This form of discourse seeks greater clarity and coherence by translating the
mythic language into concepts and doctrines.
Chapter 5 Quiz
1. Defined as an agreed-on and formalized pattern of ceremonial movements and
carried out in a sacred context.
2. This is the chief sacrament of
Chapter 3 Quiz
The Sacred and The Holy
1. Originally, they were simple mounds surrounded by railings with four cardinal
gateways. In time,
symbolizing, in rich variety, the Buddhist cosmos
Chapter 2 Quiz
Ways of Studying Religion
1. It is a belief that if there is anything beyond this life (especially pointing to the
existence of god), it
is impossible for humans to know it.
2. This Sanskrit
Chapter 1 Quiz
The Study of Religion
1. Friedrich Schleiermacher defined religion as:
A. Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis.
B. Religion is the sign of the oppressed creature . . . It is the opium of the
C. Experience of the holy in it
1_In what format are word processing files to be submitted? How do you submit your
writing assignments through Blackboard
All assignment must be submitted in Microsoft words. Doc, docs or rtf.
Keeping the file name short. For example Ghorbanzadeh Assignme
According to 1 Corinthians how does a person become part of the Believing Community?
Brothers and sisters, I could not address you as people who live by the Spirit but as
people who are still worldlymere infants in Christ (1 Corinthians 3:1). Paul spoke t
How did the various Jewish sects of the first century attempt to live out their faith in a
sometimes hostile culture?
Jewish sects could basically fall into four categories: The Pharisees, Sadducess, and Essenes,
Zealots. Each of these sects practiced its
April 29, 2017
The Book of Revelation calls the readers to put their trust in Jesus Christ, his
words, and his deeds. A believers perseverance, defined as
What does it mean for God to be the source of all law?
What does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in
obedience to him, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all yo
Good afternoon my fellow classmates, my name is Babak
and I like to present one of the greatest German author and
dramatist Bertolt Brecht
He was born in 1898 in a middle class family in the state of
Bavaria Germany. He was one of the greatest playwrights
April 8, 2017
How did the writer of Mark envision the Kingdom of God?
The Kingdom of God is envisioned as a promise for a better world. It should be noted
that this better world is not a place in the exact sense
According to 1 Corinthians how does a person become part of the Believing
In 1 Corinthians (3:1), it is mentioned that "brothers and sisters, I could not address
you as people who live by the Spirit but as people who are still worldly mere infa
How does the book of Revelation encourage its readers to persevere?
The purpose of the book is calling upon us to trust in Jesus and perseverance is a
manifestation of that trust. Perseverance is persistence in a purpose or a state of bei
February 3, 2017
What does it mean for God to be YHWH?
The name YHWH was pronounced with four Hebrew consonants YHWH to
Moses and also is called the Tetragrammaton. It is believed that the word refers to the
1_O'Leary, Rev. David M., and O'Leary. "Catholicism."
Encyclopedia of Religious and Spiritual Development, edited by
Elizabeth M. Dowling, and W. George Scarlett, Sage Publications,
1st edition, 2006.
My paper is going to Analyze Catholic churches and Cat
Introduction to Islam
- Introductory Points
- Questions About God and Religion
Course: REL 233
NOVA Community College
Professor: Dr. Daoud Nassimi
Islam Course !
REL 233 Course in NOVA - Dr. Nassimi
of course s
My initial expectation when taking this class was that I was not going to learn much more about Islam
than I already knew. However, this was not the case and I learned so much detail about topics that
REL 233: Introduction to Islam
NOVA Annandale Campus, Spring Semester of 2016
Professor: Dr. Daoud Nassimi, February 2, 2017
Student Full Name: Mohammad Noor Illahi
Grade: _/ 100
Instructions: Please read the following instructions very caref
Religion 233: Introduction to Islam
NOVA Community College, Annandale Campus
Spring Semester of 2017
Professor: Dr. Daoud Nassimi
Student Full Name: Noor Illahi
Grade: _/ 100
Instructions: Please read these instructions and questions very caref
The Translation and Commentary
Al Fatihah (The openin
According to Yusuf Ali, The Most GRACIOUS and The Most MERCIFUL are two
honorable names of Allah denoting that to Him all grace and mercy are attributed, in a
way that becomes His Exaltation. The Most
Articles of Faith
This PowerPoint and lecture was extremely helpful to help clarify some misconceptions that I had had
prior to the class. One statement that stood out to me was the difference between a Nabee and a
Rasool. I used to believe that these two
Going to Dar Ul Noor was such a unique and eye opening experience for me. Prior to this trip, to pray
Jummah, I would normally go to center near my house. At this center, there are no organizations that
help the community. However, Dar al Noor does so muc
ISLAM IN FOCUS
By HAMMUDAH ABDALATI
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS .1
CHAPTER - I .4
THE IDEOLOGICAL FOUNDATION OF ISLAM .4
THE MEANING OF ISLAM .8
THE FUNDAMENTAL ARTICLES OF FAITH IN ISLAM.1 1
RELG Final Study Guide
A. Apparition of Our Lady Guadalupe
a. Luis Laso de la Vega, Nican Mopohua (1649), in Virgil Elizondo, Guadalupe: Mother of
the New Creation, pp. 3-2
b. Summary: Appeared to indio Juan Diego and asked for him to tell