Behind the Mask of Religious Traditions by Mark Briggs

By Mark Briggs

At the back of the masks of non secular Traditions: Your consultant to researching and Destroying Sacred Cows

Show description

Read Online or Download Behind the Mask of Religious Traditions PDF

Best customs & traditions books

Culture and Customs of Morocco (Culture and Customs of Africa)

Moroccan tradition this day is a mix of Berber, African, Arab, Jewish, and ecu impacts in an Islamic nation. Morocco's strategic place on the tip of North Africa slightly below Spain has introduced those cultures jointly throughout the centuries. The parallels with African and center japanese nations and different Muslim cultures are drawn because the significant issues are mentioned, but the distinctiveness of Moroccan traditions, quite these of the indigenous Berbers, stand out.

Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremony: The voices of tea practitioners in northern Japan

This publication examines the complicated dating among type and gender dynamics between tea rite (chadō) practitioners in Japan. concentrating on practitioners in a provincial urban, Akita, the ebook surveys the inflexible, hierarchical chadō procedure at grass roots point. Making severe use of Bourdieu’s concept of cultural capital, it explores a number of the meanings of chadō for Akita ladies and argues that chadō has a cultural, financial, social and symbolic worth and is used as a device to enhance gender and sophistication equality.

Additional resources for Behind the Mask of Religious Traditions

Sample text

Of course there are numerous other absolutes relative to the Christian walk, but these “necessary things” were meant not to bring stress but strength to the body. When the postscripts of the letter become larger than the letter, and the postscripts outnumber the holy scripts, something is wrong. The bylaws of some denominations have evolved into an article thicker than the average size Bible. What a calamity that people could become so deceived as to think that they could legislate God into their group.

At low tide there are multitudes of separated pools along the shore. But at high tide they flow together and the little distinctions are lost in one splendid union. What we need to pray for is high tide so all the distinctive parts of the Body of Christ can flow together in one wonderful, glorious ocean. Now wouldn’t that be a dream come true? If this were to happen, just imagine how many other ideas would be activated. Recently a group of orchestra violinists were suing for a pay raise, claiming they play many more notes per concert than do their colleagues.

So all the people took off their earrings and brought them to Aaron. He took what they handed him and made it into an idol cast in the shape of a calf, fashioning it with a tool. Then they said, “These are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt” (Exodus 32:1-4 NIV). You can follow the downward spiral of Israel in three descending steps: • Diluted leadership. • Distorted perception. • 32 • — Cows That Are Constructed — • Deified devices (cows). ” If this is true, and I believe it is, some leader in Israel goofed up.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.90 of 5 – based on 18 votes