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Cosmology is the study of the origin and eventual fate of the universe. Cosmology is divided into two branches, physical cosmology and religious cosmology.

Physical cosmology is the scientific study of the origin, evolution, structure, dynamics and ultimate fate of the universe. It also looks at the natural laws that keeps the universe in order. Astronomers, theoretical physicists and academic philosophers study physical cosmology. The modern study of cosmology is focused on the Big Bang theory. This theory studies observational astronomy and particle physics.

Religious cosmology, also referred to as mythological cosmology, are the beliefs based on historical, mythological, religious and esoteric literature. It looks at the traditions of creation and eschatology. Religious cosmology also looks at the world as the totality of space, time and all phenomena. This belief is mainly found by religion.

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Expanding Universe

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All galaxies are moving away from the Earth as the Universe stretches.

Big Bang Theory

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The Big Bang Theory is a cosmological theory that describes the early development of the Universe.

Philosophy of Religion

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Define paradigm

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Universe is best understood as a kosmos

"Cosmology" refers to a sub-branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of the universe. It comes from the Greek kosmos, usually translated as "world" or "universe." Kosmos actually contains that additional notion that the universe is a thing of beauty because it is balanced and harmonious. While it doesn't always seem tha


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Norse mythology presentation

Hello OTAs. I need to prepare a slideshow Presentation on Norse Mythology as well as a guide-sheet for the presentation to distribute in class. Please help! Thank you.

Norse mythology powerpoint presentation help

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Peace and Violence: Theory and Concepts

This solution covers Johan Galtung's theory of peace and violence and introduces key concepts such as negative and positive peace, types of violence (direct,indirect, cultural and structural). This would be useful for students of peace and conflict, war and peace, and potentially for peace education and conflict theory courses.

Describe how Pascal, Descartes, or Galileo were agents of change

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Religion's Role in Today's World?

I'm not very aware of other religions or of the religions around world. Can you please help with the following question: 1. Where do you see religion playing a role in today's world?

About God

If God is all-knowing, then God knows what will occur in the future as well as what is occurring now and what has occurred in the past. How would it be possible for God to know everything that will occur in the future?