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Online Bible sales now banned in China - Alabama Baptist

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 16:14

Alabama Baptist

Online Bible sales now banned in China
Alabama Baptist
The Bible is printed in China. Following the government's announcement, people searching for Bibles on e-commerce sites were greeted with the message: “Sorry! No products in this category available.” The New York Times reported that among China's major ...

May the Fourth Be With You: An Inside Look At The Religious Influence For The Jedi - World Religion News

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 21:00

World Religion News

May the Fourth Be With You: An Inside Look At The Religious Influence For The Jedi
World Religion News
But let's break down how the Jedi are a combination of Taoism and Buddhism. The Jedi believe there is a balance in the universe between two opposing forces, the light side and dark side. Taoism does not believe in a deity, but in a balance between two ...

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Reason still reigns supreme - The Telegraph India

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 14:35

The Telegraph India

Reason still reigns supreme
The Telegraph India
Taoism or Daoism - a religion rooted in Chinese customs - is said to have been founded by Laozi around 500-600 BC. (In India, we knew him as Lao Tse, always pictured as an old man with a white beard.) An official Chinese website says that historians ...

Touching history at Weaverville's Frontier Day - The Trinity Journal

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 07:17

The Trinity Journal

Touching history at Weaverville's Frontier Day
The Trinity Journal
Explore the temple's intricate architecture and design, while being introduced to Taoism and the fascinating role the Chinese played in early settlement history. Across the street, the Highland Art Center meadow offers time-period crafts, activities ...

Drew Alum Earns Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize - Drew Today

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:23

Drew Today

Drew Alum Earns Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize
Drew Today
May 2018 – Drew Theological School graduate Thomas Millary earned the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize for a paper on ecstatic naturalism. Millary, who last year earned a master of arts at the Theological School, received the award at the 8th Annual Congress ...

Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute - Sixth Tone

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:57

Sixth Tone

Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute
Sixth Tone
Taoism can be traced back thousands of years and has its roots in nature worship. It is regaining popularity among millennials and celebrities in China, with many practitioners turning to age-old traditions — from dieting and meditation — to detoxify ...
China's top science institute apologized for kicking off a nuclear project with religious ritesQuartz

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Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute - Sixth Tone

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:57

Sixth Tone

Taoist Tradition Stirs Controversy for Chinese Science Institute
Sixth Tone
Taoism can be traced back thousands of years and has its roots in nature worship. It is regaining popularity among millennials and celebrities in China, with many practitioners turning to age-old traditions — from dieting and meditation — to detoxify ...
China's top science institute apologized for kicking off a nuclear project with religious ritesQuartz

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2 Chinese nuclear scientists suspended for failing to stop 'pseudo-scientific' Taoist ritual - AsiaOne

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 05:15

AsiaOne

2 Chinese nuclear scientists suspended for failing to stop 'pseudo-scientific' Taoist ritual
AsiaOne
Such rituals are closely linked with Taoism, which claims to use the concept of feng shui, or geomancy, to harmonize an object's energy force with its surrounding environment. The earliest techniques for these rituals are more than 3,500 years ...

2 nuclear scientists suspended for failing to stop Taoist ritual - China.org.cn

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 22:11

2 nuclear scientists suspended for failing to stop Taoist ritual
China.org.cn
Such rituals are closely linked with Taoism, which claims to use the concept of feng shui, or geomancy, to harmonize an object's energy force with its surrounding environment. The earliest techniques for these rituals are more than 3,500 years ...

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