Hinduism and Buddhism share some of the following similarities.
Hinduism and Buddhism share some of the similarities, such as Both Hinduism and Buddhism emphasize the illusory nature of the world and the role of karma in keeping men bound to this world and the cycle of births and deaths, desire is the root cause of suffering and removal of desire results in the cessation of suffering. Some of the Hindu texts such as the Upanishads (Isa) and the Bhagavadgita consider doing actions prompted by desire an attachment would lead to bondage and suffering and that performing actions without desiring the fruit of action would result in liberation, both religions believe in the concept of karma, transmigration of souls and the cycle of birt…Read more >
Why is this wiki so inactive? There is a lot to be covered, and much more we can cover.Read more >
(Another Screwtape tribute)
Author’s disclaimer: Like CS Lewis, I will not tell you how Treaclegloch’s columns came into my possession. Like Screwtape and other devils, it must always be remembered that Treaclegloch is a self-serving liar and prone to the particular brand of wishful thinking found in Hell. For those readers not familiar with The Screwtape Letters and Screwtape Proposes a Toast, whenever a devil refers to “the Enemy” he is referring to God and when he refers to “our Father below” he is referring to Lucifer. These and other similar inversions of usage and values should be remembered when interpreting any devilish missive.
The Infernal Herald is pleased to announce the resumption of a popular though recently interrupted …Read more >
Please join bible study wikia. It is simmilair to this wiki but it is more focused on the bible.It is not only an online version of the bible ,but also has study pages so you can understand the bible more.Mutiple view articles are aloud and this wiki does not have very many contrubitors.Read more >
I've added this wiki to http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Hub:Big_wikis, but one of you regulars can keep an eye on the page and maybe add a logo! -- Robin Patterson (Talk) 14:28, July 27, 2012 (UTC)Read more >
+ Archbishop Ron Feyl, SOSM, is the presiding archbishop of a religious order called The Sacred Order of Saint Michael the Archangel.
The Order is in need of more members and five board members.
We are recruiting seminarians, priests, and paranormal investigators, from every city and state due to increasing demand for exorcisms.
We also have five openings for board members. Each board member would contribute one hour a month for meetings held over "Skype" for convenience.
If you are interested please visit our website called Exorcist, The Paranormal Ghost Terminators. www.ghostterminators.comRead more >
The Most Reverend Ron Feyl, SOSM, Presiding Archbishop of The Sacred Order of Saint Michael the Archangel and Chief Exorcist for many Catholic jurisdictions.
The Sacred Order of Saint Michael the Archangel is attempting to recruit members of the clergy from any jurisdiction, in every city, state, and country who are interested in joining the fight of good versus evil, as an exorcist. Please read "Open Letter to All Archbishops Regarding Exorcisms" http://www.prlog.org/11642830
The "Order" is recruiting seminarians, priests, and bishops from any jurisdiction. They would remain within their own jurisdiction while holding a membership in the Order of Exorcists. Once a member, all referrals for exorcism would go to the attention of the bishop of…Read more >
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Father Dave worries about Iran
Dave is responding to a post that started with some positive news about an Iranian woman hoping to win and Olympic medal, but the broader news about Iran's role on the world stage is looking increasinly disturbing. For the full post go here.
The whole scene is starting to worry me deeply. It seems that Iran is developing a siege mentality and the Western media is responding by doing all it can to whip up anti-Iran fervour.
Human rights abuses do indeed seem to be on the increase in Tehran but I don't see the threats from Israel and the US as being at all helpful. Indeed, I found this recent article by Daniel Pipes most disturbing.
Pipes suggests that the only way for Obama to save his r…Read more >
by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC
4-2-2010 Israeli soldiers detained, on Thursday at dawn, 29 Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. Army sources claimed that those detained are on their “wanted-list” by the Israeli security.
Seven residents were kidnapped in Qalqilia district, one in Jenin, three in Ramallah, eight in Bethlehem and ten in Hebron; all were moved to interrogation centers for questioning.
Nine Palestinians were forced out of their homes in Hebron city and were taken by the soldiers. Their families were forced under the rain while the soldiers searched and sabotaged their homes.
One resident was kidnapped in the old city of Hebron.
One resident was kidnapped in Kufur Ra’ey town, south of Jenin, in the northern part of th…Read more >
The Irish Roman Catholic bishop Donal Murray has resigned, following a strongly critical report on his handling of child sex abuse cases. It was announced today he would be leaving the position of Bishop of Limerick, and that the Pope had accepted his resignation.
The report into allegations against priests in the Dublin Archdiocese decribed Murray's conduct in one case as "inexcusable". Father Thomas Naughton was sentenced to three years jail in 1998 for abuse, and yesterday was jailed once again for further abuse between 1982 and 1984. Judge Michael O'Shea described the abuse as "appalling, shocking and horrifying", and said it had an "absolutely catastrophic" impact on the victim, a six year old altar boy.
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Pope Benedict XVI has confirmed that he will be travelling to Scotland as part of his tour to the United Kingdom this year.
The Pope made the announcement, which was in a gathering with the Scottish Catholic bishops in Rome, Italy, in response to an address from Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien.
The Pope has been quoted as saying: "Later this year, I shall have the joy of being present with you and the Catholics of Scotland on your native soil."
Pope Benedict, who announced that he would be taking a visit to the United Kingdom in 2010 last year, spoke against sectarianism and euthanasia. He said that "[f]aith schools are a powerful force for social cohesion."
"Together with my brother Bishops," Cardinal Keith O'Brien stated in reaction t…
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Wednesday, February 3, 2010
A court in Poland has issued a European Union arrest warrant for 34-year-old Anders Hogstrom, the alleged mastermind involved in the theft of the infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign from Auschwitz. The sign, later recovered cut into three pieces, was stolen from the entrance of the death camp in December last year. Five Poles have been arrested for the arrest of the sign, that translates to "work sets you free". The wrought-iron sign weighs 40kg and is five metres long, and was unscrewed and ripped from above the gate of the infamous site in the heart of Poland. The theft caused outrage around the world, in particular in Poland and Israel.
Spokesman for the court of the Polish city Krakow, Rafal Lisak, said that the S…Read more >
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
China has warned the United States that ties between the two countries will be strained if the US President meets the Dalai Lama. This follows the little progress achieved at "sharply divided" talks between China and the representatives of the Dalai Lama in China. Chinese Communist Party official Zhu Weiqun, speaking at a press conference to discuss the five-day visit by the representatives, said that "corresponding action" would be taken if the White House did not step down. He elaborated, stating that "it will seriously undermine the foundations of Sino-US political relations", and that China would take "corresponding action to make relevant countries see their mistakes."
He added, "The Dalai Lama is already 75. W…
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In a tribute to Gadhimai, a Hindu goddess of power, a Nepalese festival began today with the mass sacrifice of 20,000 buffalo in the village of Bariyapur. Shortly after, 300,000 birds, sheep and goats were similarly ritually slaughtered.
It is estimated as many as 750,000 people travelled from India, which recently banned similar mass-sacrifices, to make up the majority of the festival's estimated one million attendees. Member of Parliament Shiv Chandra Kushwaha skipped Tuesday's legislative meeting, saying that the festival had more importance as a religious celebration.
Although animal rights groups have condemned the ceremony as cruel, the Nepalese government has ignored requests to cancel the festival, held once every five years. Last ye…Read more >
Sunday, January 10, 2010
Palestinian medical officials have said that two Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip were killed by gunfire from Israel on Saturday, according to security sources and Palestinian officials.
According to witness reports, the men were collecting scrap metal when they were killed near the border; Israeli officials, however, said that the men were trying to shoot rockets into Israel. An Israeli military spokeswoman said that the army had nothing to do with the shooting.
The head of Gaza's emergency and ambulance services, Mo'aweya Hassanein, said to media that ambulances were dispatched to the area, but were still waiting for permission from Israeli authorities to reach the scene.
On Sunday, the IDF said in a statement…Read more >
Friday, December 4, 2009
A classified European Union report for 2009 says Israel is actively pursuing the annexation of east Jerusalem. The report accuses Israel of implementing an intricate policy including expanding Jewish settlements and demolishing Palestinian homes. It says policies "are undermining prospects for a Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem and incrementally render a sustainable two-state solution unfeasible"; this is described as, "an integral part of a broader Israeli strategy."
Israeli Foreign ministry spokesperson, Yigal Palmor, told AFP that the report was "dishonest", "reflects the Palestinian propaganda" and "is based exclusively on Palestinian versions and figures." This comes as EU foreign ministers prepare a statem…Read more >
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
According to the chief Palestinian negotiator, Saeb Erekat, Palestinians may need to abandon their goal of creating an independent state should Israel continue expanding Jewish settlements on contested land. Erekat stated it was time for Mahmoud Abbas to "tell his people the truth, that with the continuation of settlement activities, the two-state solution is no longer an option".
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unsuccessfully asked Abbas to negotiate with Israel in order to solve the settlement issue, saying "[g]etting into final status negotiations will allow us to bring an end to settlement activity." On a visit to Cairo, Clinton mentioned that Washington wanted an end to the activities in Israel.
Erekat c…Read more >
Monday, November 2, 2009
United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Palestinian negotiators yesterday that they should resume talks with Israeli negotiators without the preconditions that Israel stop all settlement building in the occupied territories. Mrs. Clinton's statements came after Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli negotiators that all negotiations would be postponed until Israel stopped building settlement houses in Palestinian territory.
Secretary of State Clinton praised what she called "unprecedented" concessions on settlement building in the occupied territories. Clinton went on to add, "There has never been a precondition [to stop settlements]. It's always been an issue within the negotiations."
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Monday, August 3, 2009
Two Palestinian families who have been living in East Jerusalem since 1956, were evicted from their homes on Sunday after an Israeli court rejected their appeal filed against the eviction. The eviction comes after increasing international pressure on Israel to stop settlement activity and end home evictions.
Israeli security forces entered the homes at 6:00 a.m. (local time) and forcibly removed the family and international activists who were also living in the homes. At least 19 children were among those removed. Al Jazeera reports that a family was beaten with batons as they tried to get back into their house. JTA reports that Jewish families moved into the homes shortly after the Palestinian families were evicted.
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I have been busy with the portal. I was thinking about making the portal page more interactive. I have added already some blog options to the portal. Users are able commenting on the portal articles.
Blog post will be automatically placed on the portal.
I am also intending with making an Introduction Video. Any new ideas concerning the Portal are welcome .Read more >
An all-party committee of French parliamentarians has recommended that Muslim women should be banned from wearing face veils when using public services such as hospitals and public transport. Other recommendations include refusing citizenship or residence permits to those who visibly show "radical religious practice". The report does not call for a complete ban, but it would place a number of restrictions on daily life for those who wished to carry on wearing a veil.
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According to the committee's report, "The wearing of the full veil is a challenge to our republic. This is unacceptable." It added, "We must condemn this excess". It criticised the practice as being contrary to French principles of secularism and equality, and called for the F…
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Ive got the following message from Gabriel Carlyle in the religionwiki facebook page
Gabriel Carlyle heeft een bericht naar de leden van March on Gaza - Dec. 31st, 2009 - UK Supporters gestuurd.
Onderwerp: Help needed to cover unanticipated costs incurred by UK Freedom Marchers
(See bottom of this message for details of how to make a donation)
People have now returned from the Gaza Freedom March and lots of progress was made but perhaps not in the way that was expected.
Most of the marchers were trapped in Cairo as the Egyptian Government banned any local services (buses/taxis etc) from moving them any nearer to Gaza, and large marches and demonstrations then ensued in the capital, highlighting Egypt's complicity in the seige of Gaza. This was …
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Faith healing is a concept that religious belief ("faith") can bring about healing—either through prayers or rituals that, according to adherents, evoke a divine presence and power toward correcting disease and disability in particular indicated individuals. Belief in divine intervention in illness or healing is related to religious belief in general.
- Bosworth, F.F. Christ the Healer. Revell, 2001. ISBN 0800757394
- Wigglesworth, Smith and Wayne E. Warner. The Anointing of His Spirit. Vine Books, 1994. ISBN 0830733809
Solemn High Mass organised by the Latin Mass Society in 1988 at St. Mary of the Angels, Moorhouse Rd, London, W2. With special thanks to: Rupert Loewenstein, Trustees of The Antony Roper Memorial Trust, The Latin Mass Society of England & Wales, the parish priest Fr. Michael Hollings, and the parishioners of St. Mary of the Angels. Uploaded on behalf of the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales, www.latin-mass-society.org This is a traditional Latin Mass, referred to by Pope Benedict XVI as the "extraordinary form" of the Roman Rite, sometimes called the Tridentine Mass. This Mass was celebrated in London by members of the diocesan clergy.Read more >
I am surfing a lot on the internet. When I was surfing on youtube I have found this video. It is going about false prophets from a christian point of view.
This is the opinion from the original uploader: People need to stand firmly on Scripture and resist the allure of false prophets like Benny Hinn and their spiritual poison. The Bible makes it clear that in the last days, the power of Satan and those he controls will become great, and that they will use that power to deceive many people.Read more >
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I hope all my accounts are settled. Are yours? Owe Man no bucks, pay the Devil no due. All glory to Ha-Shem!Read more >