Religion, Politics and Society Overwhelming percentages of Muslims in many countries want Islamic law sharia to be the official law of the land, according to a worldwide survey by the Pew Research Center. Moreover, Muslims are not equally comfortable with all aspects of sharia:
Thought the article had what I considered a very negative title, it was a very positive article Religion should always be part of school hypnosis in the health care field.
The only reference to the devil was in the last paragraph, "Some conservative religious groups consider hypnosis to be the work of the devil.
Recently I received a physician consult to work with a woman for pain management. As I explained the process of relaxation, imagery and hypnosis; I could see that she was very responsive. As I concluded my pre-talk, she said, "I am really looking forward to this experience, but I need to tell you that my daughter is a self-proclaimed born-again Christian and she may say something negative to you about this.
If so, do not pay any attention to her, for I am the one who is hurting and I want this. I told the patient, "Just allow the ringing of the phone and my answering it to add to your relaxation.
As she is in therapy, please call back in 30 minutes. When the procedure was completed, I walked out of the room and there was her daughter standing in front of the door with arms folded over her chest.
She said, "What have you been doing to my mother?
She responded, "I am a born-again Christian. I believe that hypnosis and religious faith can work hand in hand to bring about a better life.
Jesus said in St. The better you understand the client's religious history, the better you can relate to that person and help that person. In our study of hypnosis and religious faith let us look at the history of hypnosis.
Now I am not going to review the entire history of hypnosis, but would like to point out those incidents that relate to religion. What is the first written record of the use of hypnosis?
The first written recorded use of hypnosis is found in the book of Genesis 2: He made woman and brought her to the man. In addition to the reference in Genesis, mention of hypnotic techniques is found in other ancient sources concerning the Egyptian "Sleep Temples.
These temples were so popular that they spread to Grease and Asia Minor. When Joseph discovered that Mary was expecting a child, he decided to break his engagement for he knew that the child was not his. The story told of an "angel" or "messenger" coming to Joseph in a dream.
In this dream, the angel told Joseph to marry Mary. Upon waking, Joseph did as the angel suggested. Peacock writes that this is a clear description of an individual being hypnotized and while under hypnosis being given a post-hypnotic suggestion which he immediately acts upon as soon as he came out of the hypnotic trance.
Paul speaks of going into a trance while praying in the temple Acts Peter "fell into a trance" and from that experience came to see that God loved all people and accepts all people who come to him. Peter had been invited to the home of a centurion who was devout in his faith, but was not Jewish.
At that time, it was religiously unlawful for Peter to visit the centurion's house. After the dream, Peter went to visit the centurion Acts Laying On of Hands The practice of "laying on of hand," mentioned in the Bible, uses some of the techniques of hypnosis.
In the book of Acts Due to their influence on Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer, they played a significant role in the history of hypnosis. Father Gassner would have those desiring to be healed brought into a room where they were told to wait. As their expectations mounted, Father Gassner would then majestically enter the room, lower his cross on the head of a patient and command him to sleep.
The patient would collapse and upon command would rise praising God for healing.In the interests of full disclosure, I'll admit I've had this post in my drafts folder for some time now.
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In the passage, Jane solidifies her own orphanhood, severing her ties to the little semblance of family that remained to her (“I will . Existing Legal Frameworks. Indeed, the survey finds that support for making sharia the law of the land is often higher in countries where the constitution or basic laws already favor Islam over other religions.
2 Majorities in such countries say sharia should be enshrined as official law, including at least nine-in-ten Muslims in Afghanistan (99%) and Iraq (91%).
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Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from.