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1) Name and describe several (at least three) themes and behaviors scholars see as common across a range of religions lkie, Orthodox, Absolutist and Liberals.
2) Please discuss the common theme or behavior of the Orthodox religion. Please demonstrate how this particular theme or behavior manifests itself in different ways through various religions.

3) Discuss why you chose to focus on that particular theme. I wanted to understand about Orthodox.

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1) Name and describe several (at least three) themes and behaviors scholars see as common across a range of religions lkie, Orthodox, Absolutist and Liberals.

According to the Dalai Lama (and other scholars): "Every religion emphasizes human improvement, love, respect for others, sharing other people's suffering. On these lines every religion had more or less the same viewpoint and the same goal" (Religious Tolerance, n.d.).

There is also a shared belief in the "Golden Rule" (a.k.a. Ethics of Reciprocity) by many religions. For example, in Christianity the Golden Rule is portrayed in the following words:

"Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets." Matthew 7:12, King James Version.
"And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise." Luke 6:31, King James Version.(Religious Tolerance, n.d.)

Islam says it this way: "None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself." Number 13 of Imam "Al-Nawawi's Forty Hadiths." (Religious Tolerance, n.d.)

In Buddhism, the ...

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