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Description of Assignment: Choose ONE option. Option 1: Choose a major prophet,

Description of Assignment: Choose ONE option. Option 1: Choose a major prophet, minor prophet, or other writings from the Hebrew Bible and answer the following questions. 1. What does the book and/or prophet contribute to Jewish history or culture? 2. What significant trends or characteristics are expressed in the book? 3. How does the message of the book apply to you personally or to culture at large (Jewish or non-Jewish culture) Prophets: Joshua, Judges, I Samuel, II Samuel, I Kings,…

Description of Assignment: CHAPTER 4 in the book Study the Four Noble Truths in

Description of Assignment: CHAPTER 4 in the book Study the Four Noble Truths in your chapter. Next, read the website, The Four Noble Truths (http://www.buddhanet.net/4noble.htm) Then, think of a situation when you or another person caused or was harmed by suffering, anxiety, depression, unhappiness, rejection, jealousy, anger, frustration, etc. 1. To begin the exercise, first consider briefly explaining the situation or scenario leading to your suffering or to the suffering of another person. 2. Then, move through each Noble Truth…

Description of Assignment: Visit the following website: http://www.sacred-texts.

Description of Assignment: Visit the following website: http://www.sacred-texts.com/index.htm. Under topics, click on Buddhism, which is the following website: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/index.htm Select a short passage from one of the Buddhist Sacred Texts Then, imagine that you are giving a speech to a group of employees at a company. (Name the company.  It could be your own workplace or even a school class.) The purpose of the speech is to apply the concepts in Buddhism and the Sacred Text passage to business practices.…