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  1. Brickjectivity

    Only Christians: what are the limits of mixing denominations?

    Keep in mind we are not in a debate section, so please do not correct anyone. I'm just gathering and don't want to get into an argument about who is or isn't a christian or why I shouldn't believe this or that. (sorry posted in wrong section) These are important considerations, but I have a...
  2. DharmaCatLamp

    Accepting Jesus Christ as Lord, Syncretism and relationship

    Howdy ho! At this point I may as well call myself Syncretism cat. Recently I was meditating and praying as is my usual activity. Sometimes I mix up which form of God I focus on though usually it is Kali, Shiva, Waheguru etc. This time I decided to use Christ as the center focus and use the...
  3. Exaltist Ethan

    Poll: Syncretism in Pantheism

    Pantheism seems to be a pretty easy concept to understand, yet, I would argue that most people who self-identify as pantheist, panentheist, pandeist, or panendeist also subscribe to some amount of other theology or religion. In the strictest sense possible I consider myself panendeist, as in...
  4. Dawnofhope

    Is Christianity a syncretic religion?

    I'm trying to better understand the concept of religious syncretism. The term is often used pejoratively where adherents of one faith are accused of blending two incompatible religious ideologies. Christianity for example is founded on the Teachings of Christ as recorded in the four Gospel...
  5. Fionn

    Christian Jainism?

    I'm interested in Jainism and Buddhism, but I kind of believe in the trinity, in a "Christian polytheism" sort of way, but that's the only part of Christianity I'm interested in aside from the moral teachings. I guess my question is are these religions at all compatible, and is it wrong to just...
  6. 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...