When people approach a religious text or any large book from which they intend to derive ethical teachings, nearly without exception the person will pick up the book and pay very particular attention to all the morals they already agree with. The philosopher George Smith says that " Christian theologians have a strong tendency to read their own moral convictions into the ethics of Jesus.
That about sums it for me. Kay June 20, at 5: Created by the negative and evil that people have.
That is kind of like how ghost have Ectoplasm. An immaterial or ethereal substance, especially the presence of a spirit or ghost. The outer granule-free layer of cytoplasm. Angels cannot preform such a task so they do not let themselves be known unless that is something that God had intended.
So, angels become guardian angels which almost if not all people have been appointed one. With demons coming on earth and the suspicion of angels being on earth.
Then if the war or end of the world that is becoming known but not happening. Could be a future war.
Believing in a theory that Angels and Demons are going to be at war. Also, the belief that if Hell wins the battle that God will use the planets that are starting to align or just beginning to. He will align them causing Earth the main source of it all be destroyed so that Lucifer will not be able to control Earth.
What if this theory is true? MageOfNorthWood August 10, at 3: At best, it is a hypothesis based on logical fallacies. I have spent most of my life studying the scriptures, and being part of many religious communities, and I have drawn my own conclusions.
Most can be distilled down to the axiom, be good. The only logical explaination is that everyone is wrong, and everyone is right. Shared, and individual, religious experiences can be broken down by referencing Jungian Psychology, but this does not make them any less real.
Our brains are the physical conduits between the seeing and unseeing world, and what is perceived as real by the individual is real to them, even if the experience has not been shared by others. Look at the ministry of Jesus. This was the sole purpose of his ministry, to help us understand the basic concept that we are all brothers and sisters sharing in the struggles of living in an imperfect universe.
An unfortunate outcome of his ministry is the bigoted, self-righteous, immoral, and divisive attitudes of some groups claiming to be his deciples.
Which stems from the inherent desire of man to gain power and to control others. Yet there are also, those that understand his true message, and do great help in the world.In the second episode, Paul Griffiths discusses Brexit, Christine Emba critiques inequality, and Cole Stangler provides a run-down of French politics.
Jan 27, · The conventional wisdom in American politics has long been that someone who is not religious cannot be elected president of the United States.
Most Americans have consistently said that it is important to them that the president have strong religious beliefs. .
“Never discuss faith and politics” ; this has been a common courtesy pattern amongst persons because of the diverseness in our civilization. but unluckily this is non ever the instance when it comes to spiritual groups and political functionaries.
Note: While the principles staked out in “12 Rules for Mixing Religion and Politics” are enduring, information on the legal landscape and the scope of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is out of date since the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling, which in our opinion dramatically misinterpreted RFRA in ways that could cause far-reaching harms.
A new survey report looks at attitudes among Muslims in 39 countries on a wide range of topics, from science to sharia, polygamy to popular culture.
The survey finds that overwhelming percentages of Muslims in many countries want Islamic law to be the official law of their land, but there is also widespread support for democracy and religious freedom. Religion vs. Politics: Where Do We Draw the Line?
As the old saying goes, “Never discuss religion and politics”; this has been a common courtesy practice amongst individuals because of the diversity in our culture, but unfortunately this is not always the case when it comes to .