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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.

Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Islam, Quran (Koran), Prophet Muhammad

Why are people Muslims?

Anyone who is submitting fully to Allah (or God in English and same God worshiped in Judaism and Christianity) as the one and only one God with no partner, no companion, no father, no son, no associate, and no equivalence is considered Muslim. All God prophets since Adam through Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, David, Solomon, Moses, ..., Jesus, and Muhammad called for submission to God (that is Islam). However, Islam per the Bible revelation to Jesus is called Christianity and Islam...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Philosophy and Philosophers

What is the meaning of life?

Here are a variety of friendus from Wikifriendus contributors (in no particular order of priority): To live in many different ways Life is short enjoy it while you can! The importance of life is to live it to its fullest. To live it to its fullest and stop trying to figure everything out. Life's meaning is what it means to you! The meaning of life, to me, is to live life anyway I choose: What do you value in your life? Everyone has...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Informative Speech, Marine , Jose Rizal

Why is life important?

Because it is your one chance to do anything. You can use you body and go to amazing places and see amazing things. Life is a once in a lifetime thing so if you don't enjoy it then you will have wasted the most brilliant thing on earth. Dictionary.com states the meaning of life is: "The property or quality that distinguishes living organisms from dead organisms and inanimate matter, manifested in functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, and response to stimuli or...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Cathedral and Church History

What is a cathedral official?

one who takes care of the church!! First of all a cathedral is a cathedral and is never called a church. Cathedral and church officials vary, and could be deans, archdeacons, etc..it is a committee that takes care of religious buildings, ...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Islam

What colours are offensive to Muslims?

there are no offensive colors to us Muslims
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Mexico, Mexican Culture

What religions are practiced in Mexico?

Mexico is a secular country, having no official religion. However, it is Roman Catholic in its majority: Christmas is a national holiday and during Easter most people leave for vacations. Other Catholic religious days such as January 6 (Epiphany) or December 12 (Our Lady of Guadalupe, saint patron of Mexico) are observed by many people. Following are some estimates for religion practices in Mexico: Roman Catholic: 88% (98.6 million) Pentecostal and Neopentecostal (Protestant): 1.62% (1.8 million) Other Protestant: 2.87% (3.2 million) Jehovah's Witnesses: 1.25 % (2.2 million...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality

What is greater than God more evil than the devil poor people have it rich people need it and if you eat it you die?

The answer is nothing. Nothing is greater than God, nothing is more evil than the devil, poor people have nothing, rich people need nothing, and if you ate nothing you would die. NOTHING is greater than god... NOTHING is more evil than the devil..... the poor have NOTHING.....the rich need NOTHING..... and if you eat NOTHING u will die! ...
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Asked in History, Politics & Society, Religion & Spirituality, Synonyms and Antonyms

What is opposite to the term Monotheistic?

Answer 1: Polytheistic, or alternatively, Atheistic. Polytheistic being 'believing in more than one God', Atheistic being 'believing in no God'. Answer 2: In our time monotheism is often considered a higher form of religion than polytheism. People speak of God, pray to God, search for God rather than speak of gods, pray to a particular god, or acknowledge various divine incarnations. Individual monotheistic worshipers, however, usually worship a particular form of their god and not his causal, unmanifest, formless aspect. There is a nearness,...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, History of India

Who founded arya samaj where and when?

Maharshi Swami Dayanand Saraswati in Bombay in the year 1875
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Chinese Language and Culture

What is china's main religion?

The main religion of China is Buddhism & Confucianism. However, there is Christianity and Islam who cover an extensive part of population. There is also a little cathlic in some places. ...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Rhyming Words

What rhymes with blasphemy?

Actually, there are no words that rhyme exactly with "blasphemy."
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Planetary Science, Planet Earth

Does the discovery of life on other planets contradict with religions?

No, if life is discovered on other planets then it will not contradict with religions. Below are opinions from view points of different religions: A. In the Islamic religion: It is mentioned in Quran, Muslim's holy book, that God (the Creator) is the Lord of all worlds. God says in Quran that God is the Lord of what we know and what we don't. God says in Quran that we have known only little. Accordingly, nothing in Quran or Islam religions contradicts with the possibility...
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Asked in The Bible, Religion & Spirituality, Catholicism, Heaven and Hell

What is the place called before you go to heaven?

If you are a Catholic, you will believe that souls go to purgatory before ascending to heaven. Answer According to biblical text the place you go to before going to heave is called earth. There is no biblical in-between where souls are sent after death as a matter of fact in the book of Ecclesiastes 12:7 which was written about flesh man, you find the following. "Then shall the dust return to the Earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Manners and Etiquette, Proper Addressing

How do you address husband and wife co-pastors?

The address should read: Reverends (or Pastors) John and Jane Doe.
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality

What is idris elba religion?

Idris Elba does not conform to any religion. This secular lifestyle is very common in the European Union. His father is Muslim, which is where his Arabic name "Idris" comes from. However, Elba does not practice Islam. ...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Dogsled Racing, Verbs, Iditarod

What have you that has not been given to you?

The Answer is Shining in Your Eyes Remove the scales from your eyes my brothers - you can't do it alone! 1 Corinthians 4:7 - For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not? What you have you did not earn but was given to you by God. You think you are perfect --- you are not, and neither am...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Greek and Roman Mythologies

What is the offspring of two Demi gods called?

The two offspring of demigods depends on how powerful the demigod is if they are both demigods of really powerful gods it is a trigod if there is one powerful god a quadgod and if they are both from minor or non-powerful gods they arent really demigods anymore I'm not sure from where that answer comes, but it isn't actual mythology. Divine heritage was a literary device, and a means for important men to add legitimacy to their power. Julius Caesar claimed divine...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality

What does He who rejects change is the architect of decay mean?

technically it just means you'll die if ya don't change yourself from your weak, sinful way to God's way. ...
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Asked in Christianity, Religion & Spirituality

What are considered sinful acts?

The bible states the Ten Commandments which we must follow. If we go against any of these rules it would be considered a sinful act: You shall have no other gods before Me. You shall not make idols. You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain. Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Honor your father and your mother. You shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery. You shall not steal. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. ...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Greek to English

What is peirasmos?

Peirasmos is a Greek word used in the New Testament that can be translated into a combination of "temptation", "trial" and "test". ...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Federal Laws

What religions are illegal in America?

Answer 1: There is no such thing as an illegal religion in the US, because it is against human rights. However if a certain religion disobeys the law then it would be frowned upon. Basically because America is such a free country then any religion is allowed. Answer 2: None. That's it. No further qualification or quantification, such as offered in the first answer is (or at least should be) required. Such, in fact, contributes to inaccuracy and misunderstanding with regard to the...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality

Does God exist?

Opinions on God's existence: Yes: There is no proof needed to have faith. According to the Bible, one must first have faith, then they can see. However, many demand to see first, then they will believe. Therefore, the Bible states, "Fix your eyes not on what is seen, but what is unseen" and "live by faith not by sight." So those who refuse to see by faith, will not see God. You may not be able to see the wind, but you...
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Asked in Religion & Spirituality

Why is the Ka'aba so important to pilgrims?

It has become clear, due to the invention of GPS, that the Ka'aba in Mecca is uniquely located on the Earth. You Tube has a video that illustrates how the position of this structure is remarkable, in relation to all points East, West, North and South. Abraham and his first son Ishmael layed the foundations and built the walls (up to te height of about six feet) of the Ka'aba. The Qur'an says that it was the first structure built for the worship...
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