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Category Archives: History
These two religions are from the far east. Shintoism is from Japan. The Unification church (Moonies) is from Korea. Shintoism There are about 150 million followers of this religion in the world. Most are in Japan (Shintoism, Number of Followers, … Continue reading
These two religions are from the subcontinent. They are closely related to Hinduism, as is Buddhism. Jainism There are between 6 -7 million Jains in the world. Most live in India. There are about 80,000 in the U.S.A. (Countries with … Continue reading
Some people avoid any connection with Easter. It is to them an unauthorized special holy day at best, and a pagan holiday at worst. Some people place special emphasis on Easter Sunday. They attend the worship assembly, when they ordinarily … Continue reading
Judaism is the smallest of the five major world religions: Christianity; Islam; Hinduism; Buddhism; Judaism (A World religion is an internationally widespread religion – Wikipedia). It numbers almost 14 million (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlascom). Most of these live … Continue reading
The making of New Year’s resolutions is nothing new. (a) The Babylonians were doing so 4,000 years ago. On their new year, which occurred in mid-March, loyalty to their king was affirmed, and promises were made to their gods (Sarah … Continue reading