And many people say they are not comfortable with the idea of their children marrying a spouse from outside their religion. Does he religion support a belief in souls or spirits which survive the death of the body?
With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of the major world religions. African traditional religions tend to personify evil.
Jewish people have strict dietary laws that originate in the Torah, called Kosher laws. In some myths Devi is the prime mover, who commands the male gods to do the work of creation and destruction.
Amongst other things, Mbiti claims that 'there are mountains, rivers and trees; those who have died as babies continue to grow; God is the Originator and Sustainer of all things', and this includes the living dead and the spirits.
The second way, which is prescribed in the Upanishads, is represented not only in the cults of renunciation sannyasa but also in the ideological ideals of most Hindus.
Sizable percentages of both Christians and Muslims — a quarter or more in many countries — say they believe in the protective power of juju charms or amulets.
There are specific parts of the animal that symbolise something. Instead, Brand proposes an approach that concentrates on the victim of sin.
By comparison with people in many other regions of the world, sub-Saharan Africans are much more optimistic that their lives will change for the better. In this way both disciplines contribute to understanding.
From this it is indeed difficult to determine what is the true object of Religious Studies and by what method this object ought to be studied?