what was the official religious policy of the former Soviet Union?
to conduct services in old church Slavonic instead of he georgian language
the yellow river is to Chinese philosophy as the tigris and Euphrates rivers is to which religion
ethnic strife in former soviet regions reflects the legacy of what soviet policy
divide and diminish
persuasion will not lead people to change the language they speak, but it can induce them to do what?
profess adherence to a new faith
in the Islamic republic of Pakistan the government in 1991 proclaimed that a condition for a judge to be appointed to the country's Islamic courts would be to wear this
the hindu religion is one of the oldest of the great religions and may have begun how long ago
4000 years ago
what are the unique characteristics of hinduism
emerged without a prophet, book of scripties and without evolving a bureaucratic structure comparable to these of the Christian religions
Sikhism is a small compromise religion that arose from the confrontation between Hinduism and which religion
why did the Indonesian island of bali became a refuge for hindu holy men, nobles and intellectuals during the sixteenth century
islam engulfed neighboring java
Hinduism has not spread by expansion diffusion in dern times, but at one time it did spread by relocation diffusion of a result of what
transportation of indian workers abroad during the colonial period
the founder of Buddhism Siddhartha guatama who came to be known as the Buddha was perhaps the first prominent indian religious leader to do this
speak out against the hindu caste system
geomancers those who know the desires of the spirits of ancestors, dragons and tigers occupying the natural are associated with which religion
the confucian classics were the 13 texts that were the focus of education for 2000 yeas in which nation
roman catholic Christianity was spread to middle and south America by which european colonial power
shamanism is a traditional religion and an intimate part of local culture and society. but not all traditional religions are shamanist. in which regions have both Christianity and islam failed to convert most of the people practicing religion
the revolution that destroyed the older order in Ethiopia created a new state on the African map called __, dominantly muslim and culturally distinct from the old empire of which it had been part.
mel Gibson is a member of a movement which rejects what
developments in Catholicism resulting from the second the second Vatican council
which philosopher taught that there is a hierarchy in society here the superior person is responsible for the inferior person
which Chinese philosopher taught the people acted out of the self interest and would only respond to rewards and punishments imposed by a harsh ruler
which Chinese philosopher taught the best government was the one that had the fewest rules because human rules interfere with the natural way?