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Jesus on Ritual Purity: What Defiles a Man? (Mark 7:14-23 ...
Previously, we read about Jesus allowing his disciples to ignore a tradition of ritually washing their hands before eating despite the complaints of the Pharisees .
http://atheism.about.com/od/biblegospelofmark/a/mark07b.htm
Purity and Fire in Zoroastrianism - Zoroastrian Fire and Ritual Purity
Ritual purity is central to Zoroastrian practices. Of the six main purifying agents in Zoroastrianism, fire is by far the most potent and revered. Considerable effort is ...
http://altreligion.about.com/od/beliefsandcreeds/a/fire_in_zoro.htm
The Bareshnum – Purity Baths in Zoroastrianism
The Bareshnum is a ritual bath that provides personal purification. While it can be performed for any Zoroastrian who has been seriously defiled, today it is ...
http://altreligion.about.com/od/zoroastrianism/a/Bareshnum.htm
Purification Rituals in Religion - Alternative Religions - About.com
The purity might be physical, spiritual, or both. Jews, for example, traditionally have a complex set of laws to ensure ritual purity. This includes the forbidding of  ...
http://altreligion.about.com/od/beliefsandcreeds/tp/Purification-Rituals-In-Religion.htm
Hindu Rites & Rituals: The Ceremonies of Hinduism
The most notable feature in religious ritual is the division between purity and pollution. Religious acts presuppose some degree of impurity or defilement for the ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/a/rites_rituals.htm
Zoroastrianism for Beginners - Alternative Religions - About.com
Read more:Purity and Fire in Zoroastrianism ... Kusti - Kusti Tying Ritual - Ceremonial Cord in Zoroastrianism · Zoroastrianism - The Ancient Persian Religion ...
http://altreligion.about.com/od/alternativereligionsaz/a/zoroastrianism.htm
Basic Muslim Beliefs: Muslim Beliefs in Submission to God, Purity ...
Basic Muslim Beliefs: Muslim Beliefs in Submission to God, Purity, Monotheism ... A desire for ritual purity can encourage the belief that "impure" beliefs of others ...
http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/islam/blfaq_islam_basic.htm
The Book of Titus in the Bible - Christianity - About.com
He also warned against false teachers, probably Jewish Christians who were teaching circumcision and ritual purity. Paul fought these influences in Galatia and ...
http://christianity.about.com/od/newtestamentbooks/a/Book-Of-Titus.htm
Zoroastrian Beliefs and Creeds - Alternative Religions - About.com
Ritual purity is central to Zoroastrian practices. Of the six main purifying agents in Zoroastrianism, fire is by far the most potent and revered. Considerable effort is ...
http://altreligion.about.com/od/zoroastrianis1/
Introduction to the Book of Leviticus - Third Book of the Bible & of the ...
Ritual Purity & Uncleanliness: Being pure is absolutely necessary in order to be able to approach God in any way; being unclean separates one from God.
http://atheism.about.com/od/Bible-Study-Pentateuch/a/Book-Leviticus-Intro.htm
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