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  1. DharmaCatLamp

    Sharing some thoughts about unity

    Howdy! We like to divide the world up into categories. This is to simplify communication among other things. If we had to be exact with our words in every case communication would take a ridiculously long time. The issue is that the categories and meanings we have in our heads tend to not all...
  2. DharmaCatLamp

    Why did you choose Paganism?

    Howdy howdy! They call me captain howdy! So I was just curious why those of you who have chosen to be pagans chose paganism? How did you choose what type of pagan you would be? Did your ancestry have anything to do with it or were you drawn to this path for other reasons. A lot of pagans I...
  3. DharmaCatLamp

    Your Favorite Part of a Religion You Don't Practice?

    Howdy. I was thinking about how we tend to view other ideologies and theologies through particular lenses that might drastically shape the way we see them. So this made me curious, what is your favorite practice or belief from a religion you do not practice? I could not select one so ended up...
  4. Truthseeker

    Zoom Deepening on the Hidden Words 2:00 -3:30 Eastern Time (US)

    Duane Dawson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Deepening on the Hidden Words 2:00 - 3:30 eastern time (US) We will start with the fourth Hidden Word this week. We didn't get to the other religion quotes, and it would be unfair for those who missed the last meeting to start...
  5. DharmaCatLamp

    Myriad Paths to Fit Each Person

    Howdy, Recently I have been thinking about the prolifiration of ideology and religion within the world and how various people view truth. I have studied various religious traditions and ideologies over my lifetime and what has occurred to me is that there is no one path which fits ever being...
  6. Truthseeker

    Hidden Words invitation 2:00 - 3:30 Saturday on Zoom

    In this session we will mainly be considering how the Hidden Words can be applied in our lives, starting with quotes from 'Abdu'l-Baha and Shoghi Effendi about the Hidden Words in general, which are mostly about their significance to our lives, and going on to the preamble on the Hidden Words...
  7. Truthseeker

    Hidden Words Zoom Deepenings Saturdays at 2:00 to 3:30 Eastern Daylight time (US)

    Just to give you all a heads up that starting next Saturday I intend to start a Hidden Words deepening on Zoom. I hope this is a good time for the deepenings. This would be good for friends of the Baha'i Faith as well as Baha'is in my estimation because I intend to include scriptures from other...
  8. Truthseeker

    Takeaways from the first Tablet of the Tabernacle of Unity concerning interfaith dialogue

    Every age hath its own problem, and every soul its particular aspiration. The remedy the world needeth in its present-day afflictions can never be the same as that which a subsequent age may require. Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in, and centre your deliberations on...
  9. Truthseeker

    Karen Armstrong speech at Parliament of World Religions

    I am taking a course on Interfaith Dialogue and Collaboration at the Wilmette Institute. This is from unit 1, which is a short unit. This is the video I liked the best. It tied together all religions, while at the same time emphasized that all religions advocated not just inner peace for...
  10. danieldemol

    French Muslims protect church in gesture of peace after Nice

    'A group of French Muslims decided to stand guard outside their town's cathedral to protect it and show solidarity with Catholic churchgoers. Muslim residents in the southern French town of Lodeve organised the initiative as a gesture of peace after a deadly Islamic extremist attack on a church...
  11. uloMartin

    The Condition to Segregation!

    The Whole Ordeal of Segregation is to Keep People in Context Whereby in Which they Can be Seen, Diversed to the Knowledge of the Privileged, Theirby Formally Known of the Sadducees and Pharisees of This Common Age Upon Which Enlightenment is Permitted in Grasp. Through it The Understanding of...
  12. Ashiqur Rahman

    Interfaith Marriage in Hinduism

    I am Muslim and I am in Love with a Hindu girl. I think my life will have no meaning without her. Is interfaith marriage permitted in Hinduism?? How can I convince her parents?
  13. C

    Jewish atheist - seeking advice/shared experiences

    Hi folks. I am facing an religious/ethical quandry, and I am looking for others who have experiences to share that may prove useful. It's a bit of a tricky situation so let me explain. I was raised Jew-ish. American Reform, barely observant household growing up. Had a Bar Mitzvah and then...
  14. Dawnofhope

    Why learn about other faiths?

    One of the strengths of religious forum is the diversity of Faiths represented. That presents an excellent opportunity to learn about the faiths of others. This opportunity doesn’t readily present itself to the same degree where I live as religion has become a risky topic of conversation and so...
  15. littlefire

    Am I looking for Religion or Spirituality?

    Hello RF buddies, I'm in a weird spiritual time right now and could use some input. I was raised Southern Baptist (in a sort of extreme and isolated way), but years of religious and emotional abuse, in addition to me going to a secular college and realizing that some of my beliefs were hurtful...
  16. Lorgar-Aurelian

    Materials for Interfaith study and Seekers.

    I've gathered together some interesting programs and literature for those interested in interfaith discussion or seekers looking for a bit more information on religions in the world. This is a series called extreme pilgrim, it's about an Anglican priest in the church experiencing three...