What is the Book of Genesis' scriptural origin?
Approx. when and by whom was Genesis 1 written?
According to Judeo- Christian perspective how was the first man and woman created?
According to Judeo- Christian perspective are humans naturally pure? Why or why not?
What is the reciprocal relationship between God and the chosen people called?
What is the significance of the quote "They were naked and felt no shame" in Genesis?
How does paganism create its religious traditions? Who are the central figures?
Approximately when was Plato's Symposium when?
What was happening in ancient Greece during Plato's lifetime?
What was the Greek political reform called and which group brought it into play?
Who are the Olympian gods of love?
Who was Plato's mentor?
How are Plato's text usually written? Who is generally their main character?
What is a "Symposium"?
Why were Symposiums socially significant?
What is paiderastia?
What kind of dialogue exists in the symposium?
What was Phaedrus' main idea presented in the symposium?
What was Pausaniuas' main idea presented in the symposium?
What was Eryximachos' main idea presented in the symposium?
What was Aristophanes' main idea presented in the symposium?
What was Agathon's main idea presented in the symposium?
What was Socrates' main idea presented in the symposium?
What does the word "Philosophy" mean?
What is Platonic love?
What was the name of the mortal Aphrodite falls in love with in the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite?
Why did Aphrodite fall in love with Anchises?
How does Aphrodite's power of love work?
What does Aphrodite's methodology imply about the nature of love both in antiquity and modernity?
What is Samsara?
What is moksha?
Who is the Hindu god of love?
What are the three major gods of creation in Hinduism?
Who are Shakti, Sati, and Parvati?
Why did Shiva fall in love with Sati?
How did Sati die?
How did Shiva react to Sati's death?
What do Shiva and Sati represent in the world?
What is Thich Nhat Hanh's religious affiliation?
What does the word "Buddha" mean?
Who was the founding father of Buddhism?
Who was the historical figure of Siddartha Gautama?
When Siddartha Gautama left his palace he saw the "four sights", what were they?
What is the main issue with 3 of the 4 sights?
What is the middle- way?
What are the four noble truths?
What is the 8- fold path?
From which sect of Buddhism is Zen derived?
What is a Bodhisattva?
What is dharma in the context of Buddhism?
What are Zen Buddhism's view on enlightenment?
How do Buddhists achieve enlightenment?
What is Thich Nhat Hanh's idea of engaged Buddhism?
What are some Buddhist teachings?
From which mother religion is Buddhism derived?
In Buddhist idea what is the main root of suffering?
What is Thich Nhat Hanh's idea of love and its four components?
According to TNH what aspects of the self must be "nourished" in order to have the ability to love, and how?
According to Zen Buddhism what is the problem with sex?
What are the three Abrahamic traditions?
What does it mean to be an Abrahamic faith?
Which scriptures belong to which faiths?
What is the meaning of the "Shir Ha- Shirim"?
Who was Solomon?
What is the surface subject matter of the "Shir Ha- Shirim"?
What is the canon within scripture?
During which eras were both the Hebrew and Christian bibles canonized?
Why is it supposed the "Shir Ha- Shirim" was canonized?
How is the relationship between God and his people categorized metaphorically?
What was the Exodus?
What happened to the Israelite people after the Exodus?
What is the Rabbinic interpretation of the "Shir Ha- Shirim"?
Who was Origen? And what were his basic principles?
What was Origen's view of the "Shir Ha- Shirim"?
What is the Medieval interpretation of the "Shir Ha- Shirim"?
During which era was the New Testament canonized?