Tag Archives: tradition

Sep. 10-13 Poland Conference, “Transfers” in Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries,

[ September 10, 2014 9:00 am to September 13, 2014 5:00 pm. ] The University of Gdansk & Gdansk University of Technology in Poland are holding an international conference, “Conference Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum: Transfer of people, ideas,technologies and religion in Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries” September 10-13, 2014. The conference is aimed at wide range of researchers, e.g. from Ph.D. Candidates to Professors, [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 12, Poland Conference, “Transfers” in Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries.

[ December 29, 2013 to January 12, 2014. ] The University of Gdansk & Gdansk University of Technology are holding an international conference, “Conference Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum: Transfer of people, ideas,technologies and religion in Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries” September 10-13, 2014 (tentatively). The conference is aimed at wide range of researchers, e.g. from Ph.D. Candidates to Professors, giving [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 15, Graduate Conference on Buddhist Meditation: Tradition and Transformation, United States

[ May 15, 2013 to June 15, 2013. ] The 2013 Buddhist Studies Graduate Conference will be held at the University of Virginia
September 13-15, 2013.

The Buddhist Studies Group at the University of Virginia is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary graduate student conference to be hosted on the UVa Grounds in Charlottesville, VA on September 13-15, 2013 on the theme of “Buddhist Meditation: Tradition and [...]

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Female Genital Mutilation:

The article exposes that the Female Genital Mutilation is not a religious practice required by the Islamic faith. It has, however, become a "law by custom." Neither of the two main sources of Muslim law, the Koran and the Sunnah, mention the practice, and most Islamic scholars agree that it is not an Islamic religious [...]

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My Traditions

Students interview their families about an important holiday or tradition and create poems about these celebrations to the accompaniment of handmade musical instruments.

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Religion, Culture, and Diversity

"Background. Overview: Diversity and pluralism are hallmarks of our society. The plethora of traditions and values that share our continent are bound both to conflict with, and to enrich, one other. Each new group of immigrants challenges the mainstream to accept its religion and culture, and is challenged to keep its identity while getting along [...]

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National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies – Morality in the Modern World: Judaism

“This pack provides an introduction to the application of Jewish moral principles in today’s modern world. It can be studied as part of the Morality in the Modern World units (Intermediate 2 and Higher). The five main sections of the pack cover moral principles and viewpoints on ten ethical issues, from the perspective of Judaism.

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Curriculum Guidelines for Religious Education – The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the U.S.A.

These guidelines advise how to teach about the Orthodox Christian Faith. Emphasis is placed upon demonstrating the connection of this religion to people’s lives and not just teaching the facts and history about the religion.

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National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies – Morality in the Modern World: Buddhism

 “This pack provides an introduction to Buddhist moral principles and viewpoints and can be studied as part of the Morality in the Modern World units (Intermediate 2 and Higher). There is a brief overview of ethical principles from Buddhism with reference to scripture and tradition. The five main sections of the pack cover moral principles [...]

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National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies – Morality in the Modern World: Christianity

 The purpose of these study notes is to allow you to make sense of the debate surrounding all of these issues and enable you to begin to articulate an intelligent response having weighed up the evidence in a systematic manner.

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