Searching for Spirituality is an introductory course on forty of the worldas most practiced or most misunderstood religions. Originally born out of author Robyn Lebronas efforts to create a Christian education course for her husbandas congregation, this easy-to-follow reference guide to international religious beliefs is designed to reduce the fear and skepticism that often comes when we encounter belief systems different than our own, with the ultimate goal of promoting peace and spiritual unity throughout the world. Covering a broad array of different faiths, from mainstream Christian denominations to Buddhism to Islam, Searching for Spiritual Unity breaks down each religion into eleven categories to allow for easy comparative discussions: history, doctrine, God or gods, the role of Jesus Christ, worship practices, infant baptism or blessing, confirmation or initiation, marriage, death and afterlife, judgment, and any special doctrines. Also included are comparison charts that can be used as a quick qat a glanceq reference. Did you know that ab acpagan beliefs almost line up perfectly with Christian concepts? acvoodoo dolls are not commonly used by those who practice Voodoo? acMuslims believe in Jesus Christas mission? acthe fastest growing religion today is also one of the youngest? Take the challenge to educate yourself, and replace skepticism and fear with peace and understanding.Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals who are or have been practicing Adventists, have formed a social ... for example, preparing meals and tidying homes. ... Special meetings are provided for children and youth in different age groups during this time (similar to Sunday ... Corporate singing, Scripture readings, prayers and an offering, including tithing are other standard features.
|Title||:||Searching for Spiritual Unity...can There be Common Ground?|
|Author||:||Robyn E. Lebron|
|Publisher||:||CrossBooks - 2012-01|