How Can Jesus Be the Only Way?
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How Can Jesus Be the Only Way?

In A.D. 203, the Roman government arrested a 22 year old woman, a Christian, named Perpetua. The problem wasn’t so much that she worshipped Jesus. Her crime was that she worshipped only Jesus. She refused to worship any other gods. As a result, she was found guilty of treason and …

Teaching Religion in a Friends School
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Teaching Religion in a Friends School

I am very clear in a public context that I never say, “I teach religion,” because I have learned in my life that that’s a conversation stopper. For most people that I encounter in the United States of America, they hear that as, “I participate in indoctrinating people in the …

Culture & Vocabulary: Major religions of the world
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Culture & Vocabulary: Major religions of the world

Hi, guys. I got a secret to tell ya. Do you have a religion? Yeah? Most people do. I don’t. I am what is called “agnostic”. “Agnostic” means I do not believe in a god. Do you want to turn the video off because you’re offended by my religious views? …

What Is The World’s Most Peaceful Religion?
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What Is The World’s Most Peaceful Religion?

Following multiple instances of Islamic extremist terrorism, non-violent Muslims around the world began a movement to label Islam, “a religion of peace”. Many say that distinct segments of the Muslim population advocate violence, but that at its core, Islam encompasses peace and pacifism. Still, although peace is preached in every …

Introduction to “Religion” (World Religions: A Whirlwind Tour)
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Introduction to “Religion” (World Religions: A Whirlwind Tour)

(LD Russell) Good afternoon and thank you for coming. Can you hear me in the back? Good. I am thrilled to be here. Twenty years of teaching religion, and I still get nervous. So something good is happening. I really am grateful to you for coming today. And I’m truly …

India's Other Religions   Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism
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India's Other Religions Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism

I've used this chart before today we're going to be starting with Buddhism which constitutes about 500 million people in the world some of these numbers you will have seen more updated numbers but the reason I haven't changed these this is the last set of comparative numbers I saw …