Strange But True

Author: Monica-Maria Stapelberg
Publisher: Crux Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1909979139
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This book is a must read for a curious mind!

Heads Of An Analysis Of The History Of Greece

Author: Dawson William Turner
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the deeds of known, recognised, bodily men, not figments of the poet's fancy ;
and having their real subjects on whom they ... that the bards would desert the
beaten track of tradition to lead their heroes into strange and absolutely unknown
paths ? ... it would endure every kind of addition and embellishment — all but the
least elements of veracity might disappear. ... Popular belief, popular traditions,
popular worship, national monuments, would thus commemorate, not the real
event, but ...

Mrs Wakeman Vs The Antichrist

Author: Robert Damon Schneck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698176928
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And Other Strange-but-True Tales from American History Robert Damon Schneck
... Flexibility made witch hazel branches popular with dowsers for use as dowsing
rods. ... since there was a full moon that night they were able to come and go until
early Monday morning.53 (If traditional beliefs about the full moon are true, ...

Exploring Protestant Traditions

Author: W. David Buschart
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830875146
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The theological beliefs that characterize a tradition are conclusions that one
could readily expect, given the particular historical background and
methodological approach of the tradition. This is not to suggest some kind of
theological determinism whereby any particular group of Christians, given their
history and method, have no choice but to believe as they do. ... longheld
differences or diversifying developmental changes, can pose a challenge—
sometimes real, sometimes only ...

Create Your Own Religion

Author: Daniele Bolelli
Publisher: Red Wheel Weiser
ISBN: 1609258665
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It is true that a strange twist of fate has pushed me into an academic career
teaching university courses on the history of religion as well as a few other
subjects. It is also true that in these pages you will find references to individuals
and practices from many religious traditions that may not exactly be common
knowledge to those readers who have better things to do than pore through
impossibly thick volumes on the topic. But make no mistake about it—this is not
an academic work.

Native North American Religious Traditions

Author: Jordan D. Paper
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275990978
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It is common in studies concerned with the past of Native American traditions to
begin with the peopling of the Americas. Upon reflection, this is a strange custom.
I do not recall a history of religion in Britain beginning with the peopling of the
British Isles. ... And the same is true for the Americas. ... There have been
numerous arguments that Native American traditions are imports ranging from
China to Egypt, but all of these studies, usually based on highly selected art
decor, ignore ...

Handbook Of Hyper Real Religions

Author: Adam Possamai
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004218815
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... attests to a growing scholarly interest in new religions that incorporate popular
fiction into their beliefs and practices. ... robert a. heinlein's science fiction novel
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961), but its practice also includes pagan elements.

Criteria Of Discernment In Interreligious Dialogue

Author: Catherine Cornille
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630874418
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... true or false, interesting or banal, valuable or futile, admirable or repulsive,
appealing or strange in the other religion. Such judgments have been operative
consciously or unconsciously, implicitly or explicitly throughout the history of ...
and practices from other religions, often without acknowledging their source, as
well as in the long history of religious apologetics. ... particular beliefs and values,
but insofar as dialogue aims at least in part at enriching one's understanding of
the truth, ...

A Critical And Chronological History Of The Rise Progress Declension And Rivival Of Knowledge Chiefly Y Religious

Author: Henry Winder
Publisher:
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But as Noah was a Person of such conspicuous Piety and Virtue, we may
assuredly conclude, that he would see all the rising Generation carefully
instructed in the Principles of Religion. ... —The Patriarch could give the History
of the Creation, and first State of Mankind, their original Happiness, and their Fall
from it, by finning against God; ... It is true indeed that these Faëts were properly
but Tradition to Arphaxad, and all the young Generations; they must take their
Father's Words for it, ...

Religious Diversity And American Religious History

Author: Walter H. Conser
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820319186
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Studies in Traditions and Cultures Walter H. Conser, Sumner B. Twiss ...
DONALD G. MATHEWS For students of American religion(s), the South remains
strange and uncharted territory. ... complained that religion betrayed thousands in
the late nineteenth century by turning their attention away from real, that is,
political, ... The entire history of religion in the South is the history of social action
and solidarity.