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Most people see the Christian religion and science as incompatible......I believe that it depends on your interpretation of both. Both are compatible IMV without compromising one for the other, which many seem to want to do. Faith is bending to unyielding science by those who are moving to theistic evolution as a middle ground. Is this move justified?
Faith appears to answer the questions that science alone can't, and science appears to answer the questions that faith alone can't.
I know what a god is: object/person/idea of worship, nature, consciousness, jesus christ, mythological beings, creator, cosmos, universe, and so forth. However you name it.
I know what the definition says
a god or goddess (in a polytheistic religion).
"a deity of ancient Greece"
synonyms: god, goddess, divine being, supreme being, divinity, immortal; Mor
divine status, quality, or nature.
"a ruler driven by delusions of deity"
the creator and supreme being (in a monotheistic religion such...
Many Christians present Jesus as the "only" way to get into heaven. That everybody, without Jesus, is lost in their sin. That nothing they can do on their own is good enough. And, without accepting Jesus, God will send them to hell.
So the question for Christians is: Prior to Jesus, was anybody "saved" under the Law? For Jews, was getting "saved", as believed by Christians, a concept that was ever part of Judaism?
>> Would you entertain the possibility that women, blacks, Jews, and whites, all have different ceilings when it comes to different achievements?<<
Different individuals have different ceiling for different achievements. A 4'9" person isn't going to be able to dunk a basketball, or even paint a ceiling, as well as a 7' 5" individual. But although there are different extreme tails on the distributions for each of those groups, there is far more overlap. The average individuals of each group...
If so, Can you point to the reasons that make you believe in God?
Please try and Give an honest answer...
I Can tell you my POV, I Used to believe in a God..
Not a religious God but a God that is a part of my being.
I Am a very curious man, And as such, I Love to learn as much as I can and find how things work the way they do, what brings something to be as it is and such.
One of my biggest question was the notion of God.
I Studied a lot about spirituality and religion, I had deep...
Following a Post I wrote, I Heard the claim that Atheism is claiming there is No god,
I tried correcting the person and explaining him that Atheism is the lack of belief in a God.
Its not saying there is no God, rather saying you don't believe there is A god based on current evidence.
I Would love hearing Atheists POV on the matter..
Why call him Father? Why a he? (edit: Okay... Why call him Father and/or why refer to the Creator as a male or he. Hope that's better wording.)
Yes, I know history and politics but think about it spiritually from the believers perspective (if you're not one) or explain to me logically (believers)...
Women carry children, give birth to children, and have motherly instincts whether the father is there or not to take care of her young. I was raised single parent; so, I understand more...
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