In the maze of U.S. religions
Foreign religions in a variety introduced in Russia in the 1990s, it made a strong impression. The population of our country and throughout the lives of three generations of carefully insulated from religion as well as from foreign influence, was not prepared for the meeting with an organic alien religiosity. In the absence of knowledge about a particular phenomenon of a person replaces them with stereotypes, somehow folding in his mind. Thus, from the foreign religions were expected to represent approximately the same as the well-known, and sometimes the only well-known Russian Orthodox religion with a central, inseparable from her concept of holiness, and maybe someone else's religion, in some respects even better than our native Orthodoxy .
The United States has always been a fertile ground for the development of new religious movements. In the United States border was enough space for the establishment of a new church or community. For example, the ancestors of the Amish, a group of Protestant, strictly carrying out all the prescriptions of religion, who live in rural areas and despise modern life, came to America from Germany in the 18th century, fleeing from persecution.
The American Metropolis
In 1870 the Russian Orthodox episcopal see was moved from Alaska to San Francisco and was known as the Orthodox Mission. Then the mission became the Aleutian and North American Diocese.
Before the 1919 ruling bishops in America, appointed by the Russian Holy Synod. This year, by order of the All-Russian Council, the American diocese has chosen a bishop Alexander (Nemolovsky).
American synagogue music scaffolds were
Most major U.S. cities offer plenty of places where you can listen to rock music, but most new scenes have appeared in places where they least of all one might expect - in the synagogues. In an era where there is a sharp decline in parishioners, synagogues across America are increasingly turning to live music - from electric guitars to the African percussion instruments to attract Jews and encourage them to return to Judaism.
Menachem Synagogue Buys
The synagogue (from Greek "assembly") - the main institution of the Jewish religion - Judaism after the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem by the Romans (70 AD) and started two thousand years the scattering of the people, the establishment and premises, which serves as a place of public prayer (Beit tfila - "house of prayer"), the study of the Scriptures (Beit Midrash - "house of learning"), as well as self-centered religious communities (Beit Knesset). The word "synagogue" came into common use only of the Jews in the Hellenistic period and was used by Jews of Alexandria, and then entered the vocabulary of European nations, in Hebrew, in the classical Jewish tradition, accepted by some naming convention.
Metaphysics maintains its status as one of the central values (concepts, categories, ways of thinking) philosophy throughout history, from ancient times to the present. For many philosophers, it is synonymous with philosophy in general. For the Aristotelian philosophy of Spiritual Metaphysics can be linked with the existence of Mind (Aristotelian nous). For Plato's philosophy can be said, for example, that metaphysics is "connected" with the world of ideas (Platonic ideas).
God taught the Jews to work with gold
In these verses God for His people repeats the cycle, scientists are working with gold and more. God offered here of acacia wood to make a table and just covered them with gold, like the ark. But now says not to cast, and make four rings of gold (again, not new). Similarly repeat make staves of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold. But now the Lord offers the people to learn to do a gold bowl, verse 29 (Do the dishes, spoons, cups and mugs, to cover withal: of pure gold shalt thou make them.) And the most complex product, golden light, God offered to make the children of Israel
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Religion in America Before European colonization, Native Americans (Indians of different groups, as well as Eskimos) adhered to the various local cults. Among the many Indian nations retained totemic beliefs. Prominent role played by the magical views. There was also a belief in some impersonal force, reminiscent of the Melanesian mana. However, the most characteristic of pre-Columbian America...
The unofficial name - the American Orthodox Church. Autocephalous Church of America, not recognized by all Orthodox Churches.
The question of the special status of Orthodox parishes in North America rose more in the beginning of the XX century Archbishop of Alaska and the Aleutian Tikhon (Bellaavinym), the future Patriarch of All Russia.
Foreign religions in a variety introduced in Russia in the 1990s, it made a strong impression. The population of our country and throughout the lives of three generations of carefully insulated from religion as well as from foreign influence, was not prepared for the meeting with an organic alien religiosity.
Non-canonical religious organization, known by the name of "Exarchate of the Patriarchate of Alexandria in America", was proclaimed in the beginning. 1934 by the former priest of the Patriarchate of Constantinople Christopher (Kontogeorgiosom). Despite its name, "Exarchate of the Patriarchate of Alexandria" had no relation to the Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
The United States has always been a fertile ground for the development of new religious movements. In the United States border was enough space for the establishment of a new church or community. For example, the ancestors of the Amish, a group of Protestant, strictly carrying out all the prescriptions of religion...