During Kelli Swazey's TED Talk, she shows a slide of a Torajan family with their deceased relative. Although they celebrate the dead it that is what I am focusing on because I wanted to mention death because the sacrament only talks about the living so I wanted to change it up. The dead is very important to this culture and imagine what they must have done when the deceased were alive.(Dylan)
1525 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement is founded when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptize each other in the home of Manz's mother in Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union
Islam came to west Africa in the 11th century and remains the predominant religion in most countries in that region. An estimated 90% of Malians are Muslim (mostly Sunni and Sufi), approximately 5% are Christian (about two-thirds Roman Catholic and one-third Protestant) and the remaining 5% adhere to indigenous or traditional animist beliefs. Atheism and agnosticism are believed to be rare among Malians, most of whom practice their religion on a daily basis.
Violin idol, Ancient Near East. circa 2700 - 2100 B. Representations of the agricultural fertility "Mother Goddess" were commonly buried in graves, particularly those of children, likely indicating a belief in life after death.