Erbaş, Ali
June 2004
Ekev Academic Review;Summer2004, Vol. 8 Issue 20, p241
Academic Journal
Water has an important role in the most of the religions. In one way or another, it is used in the worship and is highly respected. In Greek thought, it is believed that earth and the heaven were made out of water while, in the Indian thought, water is considered as the source of all beings. Some cultures go as far as considering water as god. Sabeans live in river valley, the Jews uses a number of symbols related to water, the Christians baptise with water, and Muslim uses water for wudu. All these are the indications of its importance.


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