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The Three Dimensions of Belief Differentiating Religions
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017, Pages: 79-83
Received: Feb. 4, 2017; Accepted: Feb. 22, 2017; Published: Apr. 11, 2017
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Jungguk Cho, The Fist Church in Norang (Korean Presbyterian Order), Hadonggun, South Korea
Yang Lee, Gyeongsang National University, Jinjusi, South Korea
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What human being has been entangled seriously in could be the problems of religions. Some people are compliant or protestant to the religion itself, and also conflict with the other’s religion different from theirs. It is commented that the religions problems are induced by a variety of faith or belief internalized to person by person. So, this study attempted to analyze what differentiates religions as Christian (Catholic, Protestant), Buddhist, and Atheist, institutionalizing three dimensions as the continuation from God or from Human, the approach of God by faith or ration, and the purpose as material reword or spiritual satisfaction. The analysis showed the three dimensions are independent to estimate distances between pair of religions. Suggesting that belief works to influence on human life, this study confirms what makes various religions discriminated, and contributes to what should be regarded for resolution of religious conflict.
Dimensions of Belief, Christian, Buddhist, Atheist
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Jungguk Cho, Yang Lee, The Three Dimensions of Belief Differentiating Religions, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 79-83. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20170502.15
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