Research Paper On Christmas Traditions
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The Concept of the “Virtuous Person” in Socratic and Buddhist Tradition
This 9 page paper considers the concept of the virtuous person in the Buddhist and Socratic traditions, and argues that it seems to be more coherent in the Socratic tradition, because that is the tradition we know in the West. However, the paper also suggests that the Buddhist tradition—which emphasizes compassion—is not inferior, simply different. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Sramana Tradition & Hinduism
A 9 page research paper that examines Sramana traditions. Sramana traditions refer to an ideology of world renunciation that grew out of Hindu beliefs in the early history of India. This examination of Sramana traditions not only describes these traditions, but also investigates them within the context of their relationship to Hinduism. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Scripture and Tradition in Roman Catholic Teaching
A 6 page paper discussing the authority and usefulness of Catholic Tradition in expanding and expounding on the information contained in Scripture. Complaints about reliance on the Tradition appear to arise from giving the Tradition greater weight than Scripture receives. This is not the intent of the Magisterium, as stated in the catechism. Read together, the Tradition illuminates Scripture. Bibliography lists 7 sources.