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  1. Reference Guide on Vitamins
      "This information is designed to help adults make informed decisions about their health and is intended to be used for general nutritional information and educational purposes only."

  2. Reference Guide on Minerals
      "This information is designed to help adults make informed decisions about their health and is intended to be used for general nutritional information and educational purposes only." 10-09

  3. Reference Guide on Amino Acids
      "This information is designed to help adults make informed decisions about their health and is intended to be used for general nutritional information and educational purposes only." 10-09

  4. Forestry Reference Resources (Smith)

  5. Reference

  6. Maps in the Reference Section of the Awesome Library

  7. Reference Information (Towson University - Ladon)
      Provides handouts in introductory chemistry at a college level. Developed by a tutor for college students in chemistry. 2-00

  8. Reference Information (StartSpot Mediaworks - Gov Spot)
      Provides well organized sources of information related to government. 4-00

  9. Anatomy - Reference Guide ( - Gray's Human Anatomy)
      Provides a comprehensive reference book on the basics of a human body, including skeletal system, circulatory system, muscles, senses, neurology, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, and more. "The edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn." 5-02

  10. Pentecostalism (
      "The Pentecostal movement within Protestant Christianity places special emphasis on the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Pentecostalism is similar to the Charismatic movement, but developed earlier and separated from the mainstream church. Charismatic Christians, at least in the early days of the movement, tended to remain in their respective denominations."

      "Theologically, most Pentecostal denominations are aligned with Evangelicalism in that they emphasize the reliability of the Bible and the need for conversion to faith in Jesus. While there is cross pollination with other movements, Pentecostals differ from Fundamentalists by placing more emphasis on personal spiritual experience and, in most cases, by allowing women in ministry." 01-06

  11. Holy Spirit (
      "Christians believe it is the Holy Spirit who leads people to faith in Jesus and the one who gives them the ability to lead a Christian life. The Spirit dwells inside every true Christian, each one's body being His temple (First Epistle to the Corinthians 3:16)." 01-06

  12. Jesus (
      "Jesus, also known as Jesus Christ*, Jesus of Nazareth, and Jesus the Nazarene, is the central figure in Christianity." 01-06

  13. Fundamentalism (
      "Fundamentalist Christianity, or Christian Fundamentalism, in the scope of this particular article, refers to the movement within American Protestantism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by conservative evangelical Christians, who, in a reaction to modernism, actively affirmed a core set of Christian beliefs: namely, the inerrancy of the Bible, the virgin birth of Christ, the doctrine of substitutionary atonement, the bodily resurrection of Jesus, and the authenticity of his miracles. This core set of beliefs was the "line in the sand" drawn by conservative Christians as they battled against the rise of rationalism, higher biblical criticism, and Liberalism within Protestant denominations." 01-06

  14. Baptism (
      "Today, baptism is most readily identified with Christianity, where it symbolizes the cleansing (remission) of sins, and the union of the believer with Christ in His death, burial and resurrection so that he becomes one of Christ's Faithful. The Christian ritual of baptism traces back to John the Baptist, who the Bible says baptized Jesus in the Jordan River. Baptism among Christians is performed by sprinkling, pouring or full immersion." 01-06

  15. Sin (
      "Sin has been a term most usually used in a religious context, and today describes any lack of conformity to the will of God; especially, any willful disregard for the norms revealed by God is a sin." 01-06

  16. Secular Humanism (
      "Secular humanism is an active lifestance that holds a naturalisic worldview and advocates the use of reason, compassion, scientific inquiry, ethics, justice and equality.

      " 'Secular humanism' is distinguished from the broader 'humanism' in that the secular Humanist prefers free inquiry over dogma wisdom—upholding the scientific method for inquiry, while rejecting 'revealed knowledge' and theistic morality, though not necessarily faith."

      "In certain areas of the world, secular humanism often finds itself in conflict with religious fundamentalism especially over the issue of the separation of church and state. Secular humanists tend to see religious fundamentalists as superstitious, regressive and close minded. Fundamentalists believe secular humanism as a threat (nonbelievers) as outlined in books such as the Bible and the Qur'an."

      "By the 1970's the term was embraced by humanists who, although critical of religion in its various guises, were delibrately non-religious, as opposed to anti-religious, which means that it has nothing to do with spiritual, religious, or ecclesiastical doctrines, beliefs, or power structures. This understanding of secular Humanism is the most common today." 01-06

  17. Pre-Socratic Philosophy (
      "The pre-Socratic philosophers rejected traditional mythological explanations for the phenomena they saw around them in favor of more rational explanations." 01-06

  18. Agnosticism (
      "Agnostics may claim that it is not possible to have absolute or certain spiritual knowledge; alternately they may claim that while certainty may be possible, they personally have no such knowledge. Agnosticism in both cases involves scepticism toward religious statements." 01-06

  19. Atheism (
      "Atheism is the state either of being without theistic beliefs, or of actively disbelieving in the existence of deities."

      " 'The problem of evil is probably the most enduring and the most potent argument atheism has to offer against many varieties of theism. Christian apologist William Lane Craig aptly styled it atheism's killer argument. In brief, it seeks to establish that the existence of evil in the world is logically incompatible with the existence of a benevolent God, and that it is more reasonable to conclude that God does not exist than that he does exist but does nothing to stop evil.' " 01-06

  20. Deism (
      "Historical and modern Deism are defined by the view that reason, rather than revelation or tradition, should be the basis of belief in God. Deists reject organized religion and promote reason as the essential element in making moral decisions." 01-06

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