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As Dreams Are Made On (1)

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Ludwig-Maxilimians-Universität München - Post-Doc-Position in History, Theology, Jewish Studies or Religious Studies The International Research Training Group „Religious Cultures in 19th and 20th century Europe“ (LMU Munich/Charles-University Prague in cooperation with the Collegium Carolinum/Munich) is calling for applications for a post-doc-position. According to Samkhya, all knowledge is possible through three means of valid knowledge [138] [139] – Pratyakṣa or Dṛṣṭam – direct sense perception, Śabda or Āptavacana – verbal testimony.
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Superstition: Belief in the Age of Science

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There is some reason to think that if theism is indeed true, if indeed there is an all-powerful, all-knowing perfectly good person who has created the world and created human beings in his image, then religious belief would be independent of arguments from reason; it would not require such argument for rationality or positive epistemic status. It has rarely intrudes in matters of morality, the existence and nature of deity, spirituality, etc. A career in government: If you have wanted to join the foreign service, run for political office or work in social services, then understanding various religious traditions and cultures will be important in decision making!
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The Human Body: Intricate design that glorifies the Creator

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But as briefly as you can, how can they not be in contradiction? We are living in a spiritually-starved and struggling world. D. in Religious Studies (or a cognate field, demonstrating a primary disciplinary identity in religious studies) by time of appointment. Moreover, by virtue of its secular state and pluralistic society, Singapore is well positioned to take a leading role in the study of religion. This course will provide an introduction to one of the most important theoretical and methodological issues in the social sciences and in religious studies, namely, the epistemic authority of the insider and of the outsider.
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Noah: The Real Story

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The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in any aspect or historical period of East Asian Religions, with additional demonstrated expertise in either cross-cultural and comparative religious perspectives, gender, or methodology in religious studies; evidence of promise in the areas of scholarship and research; and evidence of proficiency in primary language(s). These processes will inexorably end much of religion as we know it, but not religion.
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Supreme Sign (Translated) (Risale-i Nur Collection Book 4)

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Hooke, SCM Press and Charles Scribner�s Sons 1963, p. 105. Linguistics: Most conservative Christians claims that the Tower of Babel story in the Biblical book of Genesis describes precisely a past event in the Middle East in which humanity abandoned a single language. But one area of concern that has transcended a range of academic disciplines is the issue of origins. For assistance with the application, please call 509.313.5996. Historically, this bracketing out of religious questions in the practice of scientific inquiry was promoted by religious thinkers in the 18th and 19th centuries as the most fruitful way to discover penultimate rather than ultimate explanations of the structures and processes of nature.
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Life, Love, and Hope: God and Human Experience

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Both the major and minor programs acquaint students with significant religious texts and traditions and with the cultures and societies in which these traditions are grounded. Course offerings in religious studies cover a wide range of topics in religion and emphasize a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of religious phenomena and the comparative study of religions. I should add that I do not know if this is something somehow particular to me or only a few people, or they are doing to this as a kind of "medium-list" in between the long and the short.
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The Jericho Deception: A Novel

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The authors of the review looked at each study independently, taking into account the quality of data collection, the size of the sample and the analysis methods used. Includes problems of church and state, birth control and abortion, civil disobedience and dissent, education, war and peace, and "civil religion. The Department is particularly interested in the intersections of religion with neuroscience, popular culture, gender, class, and society.
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Designer Universe: Intelligent Design and the Existence of

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UCR is located in immediate proximity to the largest East Asian and Buddhist population in the nation and our department is committed to establishing the study of Buddhism as part of our core institutional identity. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to: http://apply.interfolio.com/22348 by October 31, 2013. Non-academic professions are looked down upon. A major in Religious Studies develops an informed understanding of the varied forms religion takes in human history and society.
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Sam Harris and The End of Faith: A Muslim's Critical

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Exploring the fundamental principles and concepts underlying the world's traditions, it presents a wide range of themes in light of ancient and modern theosophy, promoting compassion and brotherhood that arise from the essential unity of all that is. The AAR was at the enormous new Washington, DC convention center. Religion is one of the most powerful motivators of human behavior. We particularly favor candidates adept at critical comparative study of religion, as well as those with a solid grounding in method and theory in the study of religion.
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On Creation: Religion and Science in Dialogue

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This course explores the development of moral systems in Western society with special emphasis on the role of the Judeo-Christian religious tradition in establishing norms and values. His essay The Will to Believe defends the rationality of faith. Though there certainly is and should be room for the scientific disciplines, I would think a great books degree would benefit more students than a business degree.
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