Pastors state that one must believe in Jesus in order to go to heaven. What does "believe in Jesus" mean and how do you support your answer? I've asked Christians, but they most often respond that ...
Mark 6 4-6: 4 Then Jesus said to them, “People everywhere give honor to a prophet, except in his own town, with his own people, or in his home.” 5 Jesus was not able to do any miracles ...
Works like "Mere Christianity" try and address common Christian beliefs and help recognize the diversity of belief systems within Christian sects. The question is whether this is what all of ...
People believe Jesus is alive and will never die. Has this belief any value or is it a mere opinion, desire, without any evidence supporting it? Isn't this belief a desire of it being true out of fear ...
How do Christians explain commonalities between their religion, other major faiths and obscure isolated tribal belief systems?
Many belief systems share common themes; an afterlife, rebirth, bodily mutilation and sacrifice. To me this suggests a shared origin either in history or storytelling (Abrahamic faiths) or that they ...
I've seen many testimonies and case studies lauding the benefits of transcendental meditation. It is said that it isn't a religion and people of all religions participate in this practice. As a ...
Are there any core beliefs that all Christian traditions agree on? Are there any that most (>90% of) Christian traditions agree on? If a list can be made for either, are there any caveats?
I believe in God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. People insist on going to church to express these feelings, beliefs, etc. Why are religious institutions necessary? My personal experiences with Church ...