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Feb 29th, 2008
I'm Protestant with few believe
- I am Protestant since born. - My friend disapointment with me were my religion so him succesful me within follow him to foreign church the Catholic church. - I am later disapointed with my friend so after Mia went to me in school I am leave my...
Anti-Wahhabism spreading in Muslim world
The religious authority in Saudi Arabia responded aggressively to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameneis annual message Sept. 5 in which Khamenei attacked the Saudi government against the backdrop of the disputes between both states that...
May 14th, 2018 by Yo0
Let's Bring Back the Old Gods!
Now, gentle posters, I've been giving this some thought. If we, as Canadians, are stuck with a sovereign from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (I know, they're calling themselves Windsors now), why not go all the way and not only have North-Germanic...
May 2nd, 2018 by Cliffy
Since there is no NON-Christian section Im putting this here. Its not really a faith discussion but more of a belief discussion. Paganism includes MANY Belief systems. What is a "Pagan?" ...
The Church of the Latter Day Dude
2kL_cm7UOAo The Religion Of Dudeism Dudes are recognised in a new religion which is going head to head with the Jedi church as the second Hollywood-inspired faith. Despite sounding like a joke, The Church of the Latter-Day Dude, is battling to...
. . . blindness in part is happened to Israel . . . .
Congrats on being the inspiration for this thread. It also means all your troll post will be coming to this thread, as well as any articles about Jews that I come across to see if they fit the profile their God has determined they will follow until their...
Oct 21st, 2017 by JLM
What constitutes blasphemy?
You may not have guessed it, but Canada has had a blasphemy law on the books since 1892. It seems like a radical rule for a modern nation, but this is what Section 296 of the nations Criminal Code says:(1) Every one who publishes a blasphemous libel...
Oct 9th, 2017 by JLM
Religion is like a boat
I don't think religions are a problem. However I do think the guilt, and fear transmitted through certain teachings is an unnecessary burden for people and directly opposite to the deeper...
Sep 21st, 2017 by Murphy
Understanding Sunnism and Shi'ism
Ive decided to start this thread to explain the basics about Islamic branches and their history, because from my experience, including on this discussion board, non-Muslims and even many Muslims seem to be very confused, due to a fundamental...
Heavy drinkers are MORE likely to live to the age of 85
Bottoms up! Heavy drinkers are MORE likely to live to the age of 85 without dementia, according to major 30-year study A 30-year study by the University of California, San Diego has concluded that over-65s who indulge in up to ...
Does the Qur'án enjoin monogamy?
For the purpose of this thread, I'll refer to Rodwell's translation (an elegant literary translation and among my favourites in English due to its literary elegance in spite of its presenting some anti-Muslim prejudices and the fact that many Muslims...
Predator offers blessings before he strikes
Predator offers blessings before he strikes By Jenny Yuen, Toronto Sun First posted: Saturday, June 17, 2017 04:00 PM EDT | Updated: Saturday, June 17, 2017 04:41 PM EDT These incidents definitely were not a blessing in disguise. Toronto Police have...
Jun 4th, 2017 by tay
A climate denier, an anti-vaxxer, and a pro-lifer all
walk into church together... They congratulate each other for being the chosen ones to survive the rapture, while people starve and islands go under water around the world. They comfort each other over the children they lost to disease, telling...
Apr 3rd, 2017 by Johnnny
Do you believe in a source of all that exists?
I use to be Christian. I still like parts of the religion like the Sermon on the mount. But I've come to a point in my life where I do not believe in the Abrahamic god. Still, when I look at pictures of the universe with all the brilliant lights and...
Mar 17th, 2017 by Ludlow
Always get a kick out of Selfsame telling us no good Zionists that we're going to Hell. Murph you're at the top of the list. When I was young I guess I bought into the dogma of a literal hell and a god who would punish us eternally if we didn't find it...
That's what the Hospice nurse called it when my sister was in her final days. " End of life Process ". I guess it's a better description than anything else. Now, as my cousin goes through that same process my sister went through four years ago with the...
Things we cannot understand.
My cousin Susie is a sweetheart. We grew up together in Arizona . In the past few years Susie has been battling blood cancer. Now her husband who is a little older than I, has picked up a mysterious virus. Even the CDC has been unable to diagnose this. He...
The measure of your loss is the measure of your blessing
For those who have lost loved ones there is a way to look at the way things are with a sense of gratitude for the shared experience of each other. In the words of Rabbi Wolpe at a time of loss for us, " The measure of your loss is the measure of your...
Sep 20th, 2016 by eh1eh
This is Bananas
OMFG. Worth the 11:55 just to see the bible personified. Oh dear. I'm still laughing.
May 11th, 2016 by Cliffy
Iceland Is Officially Worshiping Norse Gods Again
Spade would be pleased. For the first time since the Vikings sailed, the Icelandic public are worshiping classical Norse gods like Odin, Thor, and Frigg at a public temple built in their honor. "The worship of Odin, Thor, Freya and the other gods...
Nov 15th, 2015 by tay
Mormons Sharpen Stand Against Same-Sex Marriage
Children of same-sex couples will not be able to join the Mormon Church until they turn 18 and only if they move out of their parents homes, disavow all same-sex relationships and receive approval from the churchs top leadership as part of a new...
Flying Spaghetti Monster
The Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM) is the deity of the parody religion, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster or Pastafarianism. The "Flying Spaghetti Monster" first appeared in a satirical open letter written by Bobby Henderson in 2005, protesting...
Nov 11th, 2015 by Machjo
Social culpability in abortion?
British mother had abortion 'because of visa rules' - BBC News I found that this article presents an interesting moral dilemma. If a married woman's choice to abort her child is motivated by visa rules relating to her foreign husband, then on the one...
Why did God choose the men to be Prophet?
Why did God choose the men to be Prophet? *there are some comments, one of them is :"... because , men are more powerful than women" Prophets are said to have had some miracles granted by God, then why did God not grant some miracles to women to be...
The changing face of religion in Canada
When the sad time came to say good-bye to her late husband, Marie Diane Dodd knew a traditional service in a church wasn't the right fit. So she arranged a ceremony at the family's lakeside summer home outside Ottawa. It featured John's favourite...
Mugabe says Satan Wasn't Gay
There's a ding ding moment in this story. Okay more than one, but a big one stands out....... Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the country for over three decades, went on a tirade against extended human rights to gay people in his country during a speech...
New Jersey Won't Close Schools For Muslim Holidays
The School District of Jersey City this week emphasized its commitment to embracing diversity, after a vote not to close schools for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha sparked protests in the local Muslim community. The Jersey City Board of Education...
Jun 1st, 2015 by MHz
Orthodox Jewish women driving ban unacceptable
Leaders of the ultra-Orthodox Belz sect in north London wrote to parents saying "no child will be allowed to learn in our school" if their mother drives. Women driving "goes against the laws of modesty within our society", it said. A spokesman...
Jun 1st, 2015 by B00Mer
Mary is mentioned more in the Quran than the New Testament
Mary (mother of Jesus) is considered one of the most righteous women in the Islamic religion. The Quran states clearly that Jesus was the result of a virgin birth, but that neither Mary nor her son were divine. In the Quran, no other woman is given...
May 12th, 2015 by Mahan
Yasin is one of the quran's Surah . It's about faith and prophets and afterlife, that's really make me to cry ... don't miss it ... we aren't our enemy , please be polite . I'm in Exams period so I can't answer...
Mar 3rd, 2015 by gopher
Same-Sex Interfaith Couples Face Roadblock to Marriage in Judaism
When Julia Spiegelman and Erina Donnelly, two teachers who met as undergraduates at Bryn Mawr, became engaged, they were looking forward to planning a wedding that included elements from both of their religions. Ms. Spiegelman grew up attending a...
Mar 3rd, 2015 by Cannuck
‘Meet a Muslim Family’ campaign launched Sunday
Meet a Muslim Family campaign launched Sunday March 1, 2015 CityNews reporter Anna Vlachos meets with two families taking part in the national campaign. Meet a Muslim Family campaign launched Sunday | CityNews
The Original Sin
Can someone explain me the notion of Original Sin? I simply don't understand it. This question is primarily focused on the Christian notion of original sin. But any type of opinion and contribution is welcome, be it from a atheist, Christian or any...