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By Daniele Bolelli

If you're looking ahead to the world's "Holy Men" to inform you the reality approximately their religions, do you think they'll point out that:
• The Tao Te Ching was once purely created simply because Lao Tzu was once thrown in detention center by means of a disciple who didn't are looking to allow him go away city with out writing down his teachings?
• "Passover" celebrates God killing all firstborn Egyptian children whereas Jewish houses have been "passed over" by means of the angel of death?
• Shinto, a nature-loving, mellow faith, used to be remodeled through the japanese executive right into a nationalistic ideology selling "holy" war?

Adding to its renowned 50 issues You're now not imagined to be aware of sequence, Disinformation has teamed with Daniele Bolelli (writer, professor of comparative faith, and well known martial arts practitioner and thinker) to take on an ever extra critical and demanding subject: renowned misconceptions approximately faith.

Among different revelations:
• Carpocrates, an early Christian, argued that intercourse orgies have been a key to heaven.
• Prostitution was once a spiritual accountability in Mesopotamian temples.
• the 2 significant chinese language religions (Taoism and Confucianism) are thoroughly at odds with one another and but are usually practiced together.
• regardless of having persecuted Jews for 2,000 years, Christian fundamentalists are Israel's greatest supporters.

Capturing simply the ideal stability of in-depth wisdom, admire, humor and irreverence, Bolelli takes an ecumenical method of the duty, revealing amazing, stunning, and little-known evidence concerning the "big three" religions but additionally many extra, together with Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, and, after all, the more and more well known non-religion: atheism.

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Wo das Vaterunser als Glaubensbekenntnis betrachtet wird, liegt die Gefahr nahe, die eigenen religiösen Anschauungen hin ein zu d e u t e n. Diese Gefahr ist im d e u t s c h e n I d e a l i sm u s, der ja überhaupt aus der Aufklärungsbewegung erwuchs 1). akut geworden. Hier finden wir bei aller Ausgeprägtheit religiöser Individualität ein stark entwickeltes Pietät:sbedürfnis· gegenüber dem ererbten Frömmigkeitsgut. Das kommt in den Umdeutungen des religiö11 Traditionellen zum Ausdruck, die darin mit aller Gewalt den Standpunkt der eigenen Spekulation wiedererkennen wollen.

Du auch unser in Jesu Christo mit uns ver·söhnter treuer Gott und Vater! Geheiliget werde Dein Name! Deine hohen Eigenschaften, Deine Macht, Weisheit und Güte, Deine Heiligkeit und Wahrheit müssen von allen vernünftigen Geschöpfen erkannt, von allen Menschen und auch besonders von uns gepriesen und durch einen heiligen Wandel verherrlicht werden. Dein Reich komme! seligkeit und christliche Tugend überall vermehrt; und auch unsere Seelen seien stets erfüllt mit Friede und Freude in dem heiligen Geist.

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