Why do people believe in a God they cannot see or prove?
Because we live in a three-dimensional world, the only things we can prove are those which are immediately available to the senses, and those which are the result of scientific inquiry. Many people also seek answers to questions such as the meaning and purpose of our existence.
Would the world be better off without religion?
In some ways the world would be better off without religion, particularly considering the wars that arise on the basis of different religious beliefs, and the behavior of extremists who hold those views.
Religion and Sex – Why is Sex Considered So Sinful?
Why are some religions patently illogical in their ideologies and beliefs about sex? Why do so many religions consider sex so sinful?
The main reason is that western religions have generally had a problem in coming to terms with human sexuality. Women have been described as luring men into sin.
What is the Difference Between Religion and Spirituality?
The word “religion” refers to organizations which were originally set up to cater for the needs of people who held a particular set of beliefs. Some religions stretch back in history for hundreds or even thousands of years. Other groups have been established more...
Who or What is God?
In most Western religions, God is thought of as a being – indeed the supreme Being, who created everything that exists. It is also believed that God exerts continuing influence over what happens in the world, and in the lives of individuals. This is particularly the...
Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people?
Religions have proposed several answers to this question. They include the idea that because we have all sinned against God, we deserve whatever punishment we get. This answer faces various problems. If the above were true, we would expect that bad people would suffer much more than good people, but this is hardly ever the case.