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Religion & Spirituality

Throughout human history, humans have been searching for meaning. Many people find it in religious or spiritual worship or practice. The questions of religion have occupied humanity since our beginnings. Questions here include the ancient, organized, and new & evolving religions; faith, spirituality, and alternate pathways; as well as those of people still searching. Questions about the origins of religion, comparison of religion, and Atheism are also found here.
Nothing in the Bible tells us about Sarah (Sari), Abrahams wife andthe mother of Isaac.
In a nutshell, we have to ask: WHO IS ASKING? Easy to answer from the safety of a comfortable home office. Not so easy if you're the victim of torture or terrorism and living in a society that can't guarantee your next meal. Humans are neither moral nor immoral except as judged by community...
if you mean that Matthew walked on the water with Jesus, it's no. peter is the one who walked with Jesus. but wherever Jesus travels, the apostles also travel and Matthew is one of it.
He was Baptist. But only he and God can know for certain wether he was "Born-again"
Actually IRAN is not RULED BY ' ayathullah', but his power isstrong advisory in nature.
A tantric massage is a full body massage. It normally involvessensual techniques that are aimed at giving multiple benefits.
Two years after her death ( August 11th, 1253 ) Pope Alexander IVcanonized her ( 1255 ) . Hope this helps!
I could be wrong, but I believe that it's in reference to theangels who guard the tree of eternal life.
The samurai prefer Shinto (Maybe Mahayana Buddhism) because it isJapanese tradition which was influenced from China mainland in thepast.
Doesn't make sense u fool
We only have one God, the ever-living God who created everything that you see. Read the Bible because it is God's word and you will find who He is.
Yes. Islam is followed in Persia. Most of the followers of Shiasect of Islam.
Most countries simply stood by. They didn't interfere until they were drawn into to war, and even then it wasn't for the sake of the Jews but to keep themselves safe.
e first tablets of stone were destroyed by Moses in anger as he threw it down , when he saw the golden calf.
Sure. So long as the temple garment is worn properly, anything may be worn over it. Most Church members don't want to wear regular underwear (aside from women's bras) over the temple garment because it just adds extra bulk.
there's no proof he isn't but its likely that hes just myth
If my memory serves me right from back in high school, Christianity would have been introduced into the Caribbean when the Spanish invaded looking for gold. They called the Amerindians savages and claimed that they had no religion and forced Catholicism on to them. How different types of...
If you are referring to the Spanish Inquisition, most of the Spaniards that refused were killed. Some were imprisoned and tortured, but the majority were killed.
Traditional American conservatives must come to grips with what hashappened to their movement.Demonstrating that history is too weirdever to have been made up.
No The Salvation Army does not practice any form of baptismal rites. Neither adults nor infants are baptized in the Salvation Army. The teaching of the Salvation Army is that wearing the uniform is equal to baptism. Link to informative article on infant baptism in the Christian Church: ...
To Mormons, probably not. For any teenager at all, provided it doesn't interfere with how your life would otherwise run.
No animal or bird is vahana or the mount of Lord Krishna.
I think no because they say anti so i would not think that at all.So my answer is a Not anti-colonial force. Thank you
The official website of Jehovah's Witnesses is jw.org scroll to thebottom, click on "attend our meetings" You can put in your locationand it will find the neartest Kingdom Hall to where you are.
Don't have positions/views on any thing except the concept of God.
yes it is but only if the clothes are appropriate What a Mormon chooses to wear for Halloween is up to them. The Church has dress guidelines, which say such things as "through your dress and appearance... you should show that you are a disciple of Jesus Christ", and "when choosing clothing, ask...
He didn't invent, but rather used the word, "al-jabr," which means "restoration" in Arabic, to describe his method of defining an unknown quantity as a variable and then manipulating it within an equation to arrive at its value. In other words, "al-jabr" means to perform an algebraic process, hence...
Jewish tradition states that Esther had no choice but to presentherself when the women were called up in the king's search for anew queen (Talmud, Megillah 12b and 15a). It also states that Godhad something to do with Esther achieving the high post of Queen ofthe Persian Empire in order to save the...
Ull (like you'd pronounce the 'ull' in Pullman) luh (like you'd pronounce the 'luh' in i luh you) hoo (like you'd pronounce the 'hoo' in hoot) uck (like you'd pronounce the 'uck' in yuck) ber (like you'd pronounce the 'ber' in timber) Ull-luh-hoo-uck-ber
Acts 7:38 in the King James Version, tells of Moses being "inthe church in the wilderness," that is among the congregated nationof Israel. In another instance the Scriptures state "a bitterpersecution started against the church," referring to the communityof Christians in Jerusalem. (Acts 8:1) In...
You pronounce hijab like hij(the i should be pronounced short) jab and if you cant really pronounce it then you can call it a head covering or i call it a scarf.
Medival churches seemed to control everything to peoples living to their lives. Church was a very important part of peoples lives in those times.
Do you mean the wine that symbolizes the Blood of Christ? If so it is not mandatory as most churches do not even offer it because of the huge number of parishoners.
Presuming you mean the three broad categories under which temptations fall, they are, ". ..the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life... " ( 1 John 2:16 ).
Buddhists are found among all the world's people. Most cultures in the world have Buddhist followers and accept them.Buddhism is least prevalent in Africa, Ilamic countries in theMiddle East and most prevalent in Asia.
There is no such thing as Muslim pronunciations as the language of Islam is Arabic. You can find Arabic pronunciations on YouTube or apps such as "Quran reader".
Psalms is the most-read book of the Bible and it's the one Jesusquotes most often.
I do not know of any corelation between the two. The word Occultmeans hidden. My friend says she thinks meat may represent humanflesh.
In genesis it says that at the east end of the garden He placed Cherubims and a flaming sword that turned every way. Genesis 3:24
Gender doesn't affect religion at all. If gender did affectreligion it would be totally Bias. Well, there is your answer on"does gender affect religion."
First Communions are celebrated on different dates in every parish.
Some scholars have dated Jesus' ministry beginning in 27 AD andending in 31 AD. The Good Samaritan parable was during these dates.
The best place to go for the answer to this question is to surf to thewittenburgproject.org it has almost all the works of Martin Luther on the site for you to read for free..The short answer is that Martin Luther believed that the Bible is the infallible Word of the living God. He said in many of...
That's hard to say - we would have to agree on when a denomination is "started" (how many churches does it have to have? must it be in more that one country?, etc) - but I think Lutheran would be a good choice.
The Guardians that you may be referring to are found at Genesis3:24 which reads, "So he drove the man out, and he posted at theeast of the garden of E′den the cherubs and the flaming blade of asword that was turning continuously to guard the way to the tree oflife." These Angels; specifically...
Some see a reference to Jesus in Zechariah 13:7, " Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones ." They say that when Zechariah spoke of a...
No one chose to return as a victim of Haiti,because we do not have that option. The bible is very clear on thetopic of reincarnation; once you are dead you stay that way untilthe resurrection at the last day. Psalms 115:17 The dead praise not the LORD , neither any thatgo down into silence ....
David Answer: Acts 9:4, 5 - Then he fell to the ground, andheard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are youpersecuting Me?" 5 And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" Thenthe Lord said, " I am Jesus, whom you arepersecuting. It is hard for you to kick against thegoads." [NKJV]
The Hellenistic period was post-Alexander when his successors (histop generals) who, in the late 4th C BCE carved up his empire andstruggled against each other to expand their cut of the cake - thePtolemies in Egypt, the Seleucids in Syria, and various dynastiesin Macedonia and Asia Minor. Judea...
AS far as any research I have been able to do, no one has ever seenMichael the Arch Angel. There are only a couple passages regardinghim in scripture.
The tribal arrangement in Israel was based on descent from the 12sons of Jacob. These twelve family heads produced the "twelvetribes of Israel." Two Tribes made up the Northern Kingdom ofIsarel, Judah and Benjamin. The other 10 Tribes made up theSouthern Kingdom of Israel. 1 Kings 11:29-38
In Hebrew merciful means רַחוּם In Greek merciful means εύσπλαχνος
no he is not a libra he is a Virgo
If you go way back, though, the Easter Bunny starts to make alittle sense. Spring is the season of rebirth and renewal. Plantsreturn to life after winter dormancy and many animals mate andprocreate. Many pagan cultures held spring festivals to celebratethis renewal of life and promote fertility. One...
ένα σπίτι / ena spiti 'eh-na spee-tee'
The Edict of Worms (Reichstag zu Worms) was a general assembly (a Diet ) of the estates of the Holy Roman Emperor that took place in Worms , a small town on the Rhine river located in what is now Germany . It was conducted from January 28 to May 25 , 1521 , with Emperor Charles V ...
they are rememered for bringing back respect for womens rights in the west.
The opposite of psychic equilibrium.
According to Catholicism, St. Joseph, Jesus' step-father is the patron saint of carpenters.
that it is the word of god and the proof given is that god declared it to be so and where if you ask,the answer is "in the bible" and as god doesn't tell lies you must believe it si the word of god That the world is flat and it's the sun that revolves around the Earth.
Forty days According to Scripture and tradition Christ stayed withthe apostles forty days between His resurrection and Ascension. Acts 1.3 To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion, bymany proofs, for forty days appearing to them, and speaking of thekingdom of God. According to ...
Hell was a terrifying place in the Puritans' minds, especially asnobody could do anything about it. The Puritans were Calvinists whobelieved in double predestination and unconditional election: inother words, instead of believing that Christ died for all men, intheir minds, Christ only died for the...
John was a disciple of Jesus. As time went on Jesus, changed John's name to Mark. Just as he did with Simon of Jonas; He change his name to Peter.
The German Baptist's, sometimes known as Dunkards( disparaging as Iam told by my Ger.Baptist neighbors ) do not allow bloodtransfusions and certain surgical procedures are prohibited. As forother Baptist Organizations; Southern Congress, Independent, etc.MAY prohibit birth control as well.
Apparently, this is an 'urban myth' which originated from attemptsto somehow make gambling 'biblical.' My research on this topicyielded the following 'best answer': "The four card suits that we know today - Hearts, Diamonds, Spades,and Clubs - are a French design from the 15th century, but the...
With its variants in the King James Version (KJV), Zaccur, Zacher,Zechariah, Zachariah, that would be 'Zacharias.' In the HebrewFirst Covenant Scriptures (Tanakh) that name is simply 'ZekharYah';and in the Aramaic Renewed Covenant Scriptures (Brith Kadasha),'ZakharYah.'
There are cathedrals of this name in various parts of the world. They are either Anglican or Catholic.
The oldest complete copy of the Old Testament is the CodexLeningradensis, dated about 1010 CE. Another mostly complete copyis the Septuagint, which is a Greek translation from about 247 to117 BCE. Then The Masoretic Texts are dated circa 500-1000 CE.
Your zodiac star sign if born on January 11 is Capricorn (December 22 - January 20).
Paul went on three missionary journeys. For the route one, Paul, Barnabas and John Mark sailed from Seleucia, the seaport of Antioch, across to Cyprus. They proceeded up the river Cestrus to Perga (Ac 13:13), where John Mark deserted the work and returned to Jerusalem. The two then proceeded passing...
'Go and completely destroy those wicked people, the Amalekites;make war on them until you have wiped them out.' 19 Why did you notobey the LORD? Why did you pounce on the plunder and do evil in theeyes of the LORD?" 20 "But I did obey the LORD," Saul said. "I wenton the mission the LORD assigned me....
The most common cause if usually PETROL and a MATCH!
I'm not sure,but since Logan and carlos are christians,he probably is too
pernicious basically means sinful or destructive.
Since St. Maria Faustina of the Most Blessed Sacrement wrotecontiuiously during her time of service ther would be severalvolumes. She was born Helena Kowalska near Lodz, Poland August25,1905. She dedicated her life to beecome Christ-like, a persoalsacrifice to others to help them in any way possible...
from the philosophy dictionary The felt or phenomenal qualities associated with experiences, such as the feeling of a pain, or the hearing of a sound, or the viewing of a colour. To know what it is like to have an experience is to know its qualia.
What your daughter wears is obviously between you and her, however you asked with specific reference to your faith. For such questions, your local Bishop will be in the best position to assist you in your concern.
Irene McCormack was a nun of the Sisters of St. Joseph of theSacred Hearts of Australia. She traveled to Peru to do missionarywork caring for the poor. Sister McCormack was a dedicated teacherand leader. In May 1991, she, along with seven others were executedby a rebel group known as Sandero...
you should look in a bible Answer 2 A quick look at the names of the sacred Jewish books implies thatthey constitute the O.T. and are the same thing. However, there are some important differences. One difference isthat the Jewish Bible (the Tanakh) is only in the original Hebrew.Any translation is,...
The technical term is magician. Those with supernatural powers arewizards or sorcerors. Various religions that practice "natural magic" have men calledshamans or male witches (the same term as for females).