Category Archives: Universal Life Church

16Nov, 2017

Dharma in Buddhist Teachings

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Dharma was the name of the force that gives order to the universe.

Dharma was the name of the force that gives order to the universe.
Buddhism is a religion that has shifted and changed a great deal in the thousands of years it has been around. Despite all of these changes, many concepts have lingered and remain somewhat similar. …

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01Nov, 2017

Zombies, Vampires and Ghouls, Oh My! The Undead in Non-Christian Religions

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The origins of current myths of the undead may suprise you.

 
Ancient history of the undead.
Vampires, zombies and other various forms of undead beings show up in modern Western culture as creations of Christian-based mythoi and superstitions. However, the human imagination conceived these types of fearsome creatures l…

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24Oct, 2017

Unusual Religious Practices You May Have Missed

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Even people of faith may be suprised to learn about these unusual religious practices.

Even people of faith may be suprised to learn about these unusual religious practices.
All religious practices, from the most popularized to the most esoteric, have interesting facts buried deep beneath their surfaces. By taking time to uncover some of these intrig…

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19Oct, 2017

Bringing It All Together: The Story of Cao Dai

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Cao Dai incorporates many attributes of the world’s largest religions

Cao Dai incorporates many attributes of the world’s largest religions
Religions often form in very interesting ways. By taking a trip back through history, you can see how one religion became another, and then another, and so on. In most cases, a new religion wil…

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17Oct, 2017

Evolving Art of Buddhism

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Buddhism and the art portraying Buddha has changed entirely over the religion's history.

Buddhism and the art portraying Buddha has changed entirely over the religion’s history.
Buddhism is a religion with deep and ancient roots. Originating sometime around the 6th Century BCE, Buddhism has persisted through historical shifts of all varieties and…

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12Oct, 2017

Voodoo: Misunderstood and Maligned Spiritual Practices

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Voodoo blends of African and European religious influences

Voodoo blends of African and European religious influences,involving a complex set of doctrines, traditions and practices.
When you hear the word “Voodoo,” what images come to your mind? You might picture hordes of hungry zombies or small, human-shaped cloth ef…

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