Tag Archives: Judaism

Symbols in Christian Religious Art

Many years ago when I was taking an undergraduate Art History course at National University in San Diego, we took a field trip to The San Diego Museum of Art located in beautiful Balboa Park. We had a very knowledgeable … Continue reading

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The Sacredness of 1 and 2 Maccabees and Importance in Relation to Hanukkah

I wrote this in response to a classmate, in my World Religions course, that was discussing the Maccabean Revolt and 1 and 2 Maccabees. As a Protestant, she was not familiar with the stories found in these books. In her … Continue reading

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The Guf (Treasury of Souls) in Jewish Mysticism, and the Angels Gabriel and Lailah in Judaism.

I was torn as to what to write about! I was quite entranced with the Jewish festival of Purim, as well as Hasidic Judaism, the concept of Midrash, the mysticism of the Kabbalah, and the very cool Golem found in Jewish … Continue reading

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Salvation in Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Monotheism.

Zoroastrianism “may be a minor religion on the world scene today, but it has had a major impact on the world by way of the other monotheisms.” (15) Monotheism: “the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.” (16) My … Continue reading

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Hindu Holy Days – The Ancient Indian Festival of Holi. Also known as The Festival of Love, The Festival of Colors and The Festival of Spring.

Hindu Holy Days – The Ancient Indian Festival of Holi. Also known as The Festival of Love, The Festival of Colors and The Festival of Spring. The Holi festival is mentioned briefly under the Hindu Holy Days section of our textbook (Religions of … Continue reading

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