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What is life?
"Life is information preserved by natural selection. Any attempt to reduce life to physics will inevitably end up with the same definition." (source: pg. 126, "The Physics of Immortality: Modern Cosmology, God and the Resurrection of the Dead" by Frank J. Tipler)
"Biology is the study of larger organisms, whereas physics is the study of smaller organisms." - Alfred North Whitehead
What is the soul?
"The soul is the form of the body." St. Thomas Aquinas (In DA II.1.234)
"Aquinas (following Aristotle) defined the soul to be "the form of activity of the body." In Aristotelian language, the formal cause of an action is the abstract cause, as opposed to the material and efficient cause. For a computer, the program is the formal cause, while the material cause is the properties of the matter out of which the computer is made, and the efficient cause is the opening and...
The Essence Of True Religion; A Christian Perspective. This article explains the True Religion in a Christian perspective. Main theme being the love and generosity.
Have a look and discuss out.
I am not a Christian but since I work for True Religion I have to go through the truthfulness of every kind of religion.
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Christianity teaches that Jesus died for sins of mankind, and the Bible makes it seemingly so. But is the atonement doctrine really compatible with scripture? In this thread, the issue of sacrifice examined in both the Old Testament and the New Testament.
Anyone who has read the Bible knows that Moses instituted laws of sacrifice as a penalty for sin. The point of these sacrifices was to accrue guilt on the person making the sacrifice so they would not commit the...
What does verse 1 reveal about creation?
If spirit beings are eternal are they created? (Can something be eternal and yet have a beginning?)
What does God know about eternity that created, spiritual beings do not know?
Does verse 2 imply that matter is eternal?
Are the waters verse 2 talks about literal waters?
Right from the get-go what does this verse teach us about God?
If you believe in God, then why you believe and why you think your path
is the right path for you, IOW why it makes sense to you.
If you disbelieve, then why you don't believe and why it make sense to you
that such universe doesn't need a creator and that it started without a starter.
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