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Practical Ethical Evaluation-Cosmic Humanist perspective in relation to Christianity

Practical Ethical Evaluation-Cosmic Humanist perspective in relation to Christianity The cosmic humanist perspective centers on its theological pantheism and philosophical monism, stating that If each person is God, then all final authority resides within, and individual must seek the freedom to act in harmony with their inner truth, hence individual autonomy is the only ethical absolute promoted by the New Age Movement.   Marilyn Ferguson writes, “Most importantly, when people become autonomous, their values become internal. Shakti Gawain called for total sexual freedom discouraging setting limits on your sexual energy. The Cosmic Humanist worldview discourages man to appreciate the restrictions of the Ten Commandments which hinders One’s evolution any growth.   Ethical Relativism Ferguson states that “Autonomous human beings can create and invent. And they can change their minds responding to values they once … Read entire article »

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Priest Of Saint Jean Baptiste Catholic Church – Depicts The Mission Of Christianity

Priest Of Saint Jean Baptiste Catholic Church – Depicts The Mission Of Christianity We the people of Saint Jean Baptiste Parish, in the heart of New York City, are called to live and to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the celebration of the Eucharist, adoration, and Christian service. We strive to build a community of faith by the recognition of the God-given dignity of each person and the sacredness of human life from its beginning until its end. We collaborate freely through the use of time, talent, and treasure to be a parish of true stewardship and human development. In this way, the life of the church will be made manifest and the kingdom of God will be advanced. This mission statement is a result of the … Read entire article »

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A Prayerful Spirit: Christianity And The 21st Century Family

A Prayerful Spirit: Christianity And The 21st Century Family Many people and faiths utilize prayer. The concept is as old as faith in God itself. If we are going to pray to God it would behoove us to start with a prayerful spirit. A prayerful spirit may be defined as being quiet, in a receptive frame of mind, meditative as it were. An attitude towards God of our being teachable so that our spirit may receive from His Spirit whatever lesson we may need to learn. This is not easy to do for the 21st century family. What with cell phones, the internet, television, radio, video games and seemingly everything under the sun competing for a persons attention; it can be hard to find a quiet and peaceful environment … Read entire article »

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Maxism and Leninism in relation to Christianity (Morality of the world order)

Maxism and Leninism in relation to Christianity (Morality of the world order) The Marxists find it easy to reaching consensus regarding their ethical beliefs because of their single minded approach to the Marxist theological, philosophical, biological, economical and historical disciplines. Though these ethics have no absolute foundation, the Marxist believes the dialectical view of the class struggle is foundation enough. Such a view dictates the conflicts between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie and since their later exploits the former, the two classes are of different moralities and Marxist/Leninist believe that a new morality for a new man would be established if the bourgeoisies are said to be capitalist who are controlled by the Old-Morality system, the Old religion moral code which makes conspicuous the socio-physical hopelessness of the proletariat … Read entire article »

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Article 319: God’s Creations According to Christianity

Article 319: God’s Creations According to Christianity  Hasan A. Yahya, Ph.Ds, a writer from the Unholy Land Christians believe that God created the world and all living things. They picture God as having three forms or aspects: God the Father, God the Son (Jesus) and God the Hoy Spirit, who carries out God’s will on earth. They believe that God sent Jesus to tell people about God’s love, and that Jesus died to forgive humanity’s sins. They also believe that Jesus will return at the end of time, when there will be a New Creation. The following creation story is found in Genesis 1 and 2 in the Old Testament section of the Bible, the Christian holy book. In the beginning, God created the universe. At first the earth was shapeless … Read entire article »

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Christianity – Importance Of Religious Symbols

Christianity – Importance Of Religious Symbols Jesus Christ was born to the Virgin Mary on 25th December, the Christmas Eve nearly 2000 years ago. He had been sent by the God to redeem and salve the people from their sufferings and provide them eternal peace. The Holy Son, as was Jesus known, preached about the Kingdom of God and his many blessings for the people. This was misinterpreted by the religious rulers of that time. They felt threatened by his growing affection and affinity amongst the common masses. They termed his spiritual thought as a political rebellion. They felt that they were losing ground in their own kingdom. Jesus was crucified and bled to death on a cross as a penance for all the sins that mankind had done. … Read entire article »

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MUSLIM ALLIANCE WITH EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY

MONDAY 09/02/2015 AL ANSAAR HALL DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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The Surprisingly Early History of Christianity in India

The Surprisingly Early History of Christianity in India Thousands of churches today bear his name, their rituals and theology derived from Eastern Orthodox traditions in the liturgical language Syriac, a formation of Aramaic, the dialect Jesus—and Thomas—spoke. For decades now, the liturgical language of … Read more on Smithsonian Christians in the Middle East: Their History, Impact and Enduring Genocide Christianity originated in the Near East (now encompassed by the Middle East) during the 1st Century A.D. and Christian communities have survived in the region for the past 2,000 years. As Christianity grew, it coexisted alongside older traditions … Read more on AINA (press release) Pope Francis's top moments in Mexico Arguably the most historic moment of the trip took place in an airport, as Francis met an Eastern Orthodox patriarch. The meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow … Read entire article »

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Standing up for Christianity

Standing up for Christianity 03 The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) has told facilities scheduled to receive asylum seekers to remove crosses, images of Jesus and other religious symbols, the Christian newspaper Dagen reported. Several of the sites are Christian … Read more on Budapest Times The culture war on Christianity Christianity. Why is slavery illegal? Christianity. What inspired the civil rights movement? Christianity. Why do we have a rule of law? Christianity. Why do Westerners think of themselves as unique individuals? Christianity. Why do we have religious … Read more on Spiked The conciliation of Christianity and sexualities Tuesday night, I went to church for the first time in a year or so to see a documentary: For The Bible Tells Me So, a film that focuses on the intersection of the LGBTQ community and American … Read entire article »

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BBC Documentary – A History of Christianity Ep 3 – Orthodoxy From Empire To Empire

Today, Eastern Orthodox Christianity flourishes in the Balkans and Russia, with over 150 million members worldwide. It is unlike Catholicism or Protestantism – worship is carefully choreographed, icons pull the faithful into a mystical union with Christ, and everywhere there is a symbol of a fierce-looking bird, the double-headed eagle. What story is this ancient drama trying to tell us? In the third part of his journey into the history of Christianity, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch charts Orthodoxy’s extraordinary fight for survival. After its glory days in the eastern Roman Empire, it stood right in the path of Muslim expansion, suffered betrayal by crusading Catholics, was seized by the Russian tsars and faced near-extinction under Soviet communism. MacCulloch visits the greatest collection of early icons in the Sinai desert, a surviving relic of … Read entire article »

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