Why are some religions patently illogical in their ideologies and beliefs about sex?
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...
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.
Do You Believe There is a Supreme Being Called God?
Do you believe there is a supreme being called God? If so, what effect does this being have on the way you live your life?
I believe that a being normally referred to as “God” interacted with his chosen people, the Israelites, in the ways described in the Hebrew scriptures. However, I do not believe that this being is the creator of the universe.
What is The Purpose of Human Life?
I believe that the purpose of our lives is to experience our connection with other people and also to feel connected to everything that is. Because we live in a scientific age, we tend to see ourselves as distinct and separate from all other reality. From my earliest years I held this view, and owing to my strange upbringing, felt cut off from other people.
Do You Believe We Exist After Death?
Do you believe we exist after death? I believe that our lives never end, and that death is merely a transition to a higher form of being. This belief is based partly on the accounts of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. Although this idea has been rejected by adherents of different religious traditions, I find the evidence highly persuasive.
What Beliefs Are Now Replacing Traditional Religions?
Many people are looking for something that is more broadly defined than traditional religious teachings. Some of these people are finding the divine in the beauty of nature, and also in the lives of other people. My own experience of traditional religion, which was Christianity, gave me nothing that seemed to work.