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Would it be correct to say that we could associate Christianity with terms like “way of life”, “lifestyle”, “philosophy” etc.?

I suppose this is a very broad subject with varying opinions. According to Britannica, Confucianism is associated with the following terms & definitions: ( Reference: https://www.britannica.com/...
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Can a Christian or Jehovah witness change religion? [duplicate]

I have a boyfriend we are okay and happy to each other until one day he asked my religion. I said I'm a Christian and he said to me that we can't be together because he's a member of JW and I'm not ...
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Are Satan and Lucifer the same entity/being? [duplicate]

I’m highly confused about this. Whenever I search up something about the princes of hell or just satanism in general (out of curiosity), they always say something like Satan, ___ , Lucifer, ____ as if ...
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Is there any proof that religion is not man made? [closed]

Before I start just want to say I do not intend to offend anyone I just came to look at the Christian perspective on this question. So I was reading about a psychological study about how people ...
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How does C.S Lewis come to the conclusion that Jesus is God? [closed]

NO REASON TO CLOSE THIS QUESTION The reason why this question is not opinion based, is because I am asking how C.S Lewis himself arrived to the conclusion of his dilemma. Because as it reads from this ...
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what are the correlations or what are the 2 most common types, concerning the # of the beast?

1 is reference to a single entity, the other is a broader subject. The answer is as vague as it is exact and its a positive thing not just optimistic ^^ cuz i dont like people using #s an events ...
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Do religious people believe in bibles from the bottom of their heart? [closed]

Do they truly believe that the story actually happened? Or do they recognize the possibility of it being a fiction and try to just keep the mental lessons from them? Is religion just a guide to the ...
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What do Evangelicals who speak negatively of “religion” mean by that?

I've been hearing some tributes to Rev. Billy Graham today and one of the things that people were praising him was that he "emphasized people over religion". Now I'm guessing that is not necessarily ...
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What is “Christ Consciousness”?

I have heard this term used and would like more info about this idea. It really sounds like a hippie thing...
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Why are most Christian beliefs match with the spiritual practices of the Ancient Egypt? [duplicate]

I have watched the movie Zeitgeist where Christianity has been treated as a mere astrological thing, Jesus was also compared to the other gods and found out some profound similarities. Is Jesus the ...
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What is meant by “atheism is a religion”? [closed]

I have heard this statement used by Christians. Atheists counter that the lack of belief isn't a religion or belief system. Is there a logical justification for the charge that atheism is a religion? ...
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If there is only one God, why are there so many different religions? [closed]

If there is only one God, then why is there so many "different" religions an beliefs about the "same" God?
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Why do the Abrahamic religions tend to keep sexuality in the private sphere? [closed]

The three Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, generally view sex and sexuality as a taboo: Private matters, restricted from the public sphere (both the practice and discussion of it)...
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Has the Catholic Church or any large Christian organization ever had a policy of paying people to not have abortions?

Has the Catholic Church, or any large Christian churches or denominations, ever had a policy of paying money to people to not have abortions? For example, paying $10,000-$40,000 for a mother to ...
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How Christians are expected to accommodate or view the existence and presence of other religions vis a vis Christianity? [closed]

We as Christians acknowledge the God’s plan of salvation at work first through Judaism in OT and then through Christianity in NT. So this question does not apply to Judaism. This plan of salvation ...
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Is there a name for someone who believes in Jesus as God and Savior, yet follows no sect?

Do not know if I worded that right. But was wondering what you call someone who does not believe in organized religion at all. They may go to church but never as a member or follower of any ...
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How is Christian worship different than Christian religion?

I'm afraid I may have slunk to the depths of troll question engineering, but I'm having a hard time with this answer. According to some facebook meme it is "dictionarily" invalid to argue that "...
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Is Christianity the sum of the actions and beliefs of its adherents or a set of actions and beliefs defined by the Bible? [closed]

This question is closely related to those regarding the definition of a Christian that was also discussed on the meta site here and here. While I consider that question answered and outside the scope ...