(though i capitalize the word “god”, it is important for this explanation that i do not mean any specific deity of any specific religion and i don't) but this explanation is flatly denied by many of the largest religions in the world today ( religions with the most adherents) most muslims, buddhists, and christians. Modern research suggests that the religion of abraham and his fellow hebrews was not, strictly speaking, monotheistic at all, but “monolatrous” in other words, during abraham's time and for many centuries afterward, the ancient hebrews worshipped not a god whom they held to be the sole deity in existence, but simply. Answer: the existence of so many religions and the claim that all religions lead to god without question confuses many who are earnestly seeking the truth about god, with the end result sometimes being that some despair of ever reaching the recommended resource: jesus among other gods by ravi zacharias. Theoretical physicists have led scientific inquiries into these confounding questions by using various self-devised methods as the understanding of science and cosmology have advanced for scientists who deny the existence of god altogether or who are atheists, the challenge of rendering a plausible explanation for the. Audio transcript we close the week with a very important question we never want to assume or ignore it comes to us from a new podcast listener named kayla “pastor john, is god the same god in all religions, but in different forms i' ve heard this said, but what does the bible say” let me make sure that. For christians, this means believing in jesus christ and living according to his teachings in the gospels for jews it means believing in god and living according to the torah for muslims it means believing in allah and living according to the qur'an those who believe in god, and live a good life according.
Either (1) the active and extrinsic disbelief that god exists, or (2) an intrinsic lack of belief due to lack of knowledge about god(s) in local culture, atheist, natural aum shinrikyo, dangerous and violent religious community responsible for the 1995 sarin gas attack on tokyo's subway and other crimes. Yes, but it doesn't exist simply with one group or one church the different religions are based on the different responses people have to god over time new church theology teaches: when a religion has been implanted in a nation, the lord leads that nation according to the precepts and dogmas of its own religion. According to demographic estimates, a majority of muslims reside in asia and africa however, there is a considerable amount of diasporic population in europe, america, and oceania as well hinduism (approx 1 billion followers) hinduism is a predominant henotheistic (belief in one god but not refusing the existence of.
The claim that god is involved with and moved by humans has never required an earth-centric theology the psalms, sacred to both jews and christians, claim that god has given names to all the stars according to the talmud, god spends his night flying throughout 18,000 worlds and islam insists that. According to hindu traditions, history always provides an imperfect knowledge of reality in such a context, to identify the mystery of jesus christ with historical fact is seen as reducing god to imperfection buddhism since buddha deliberately avoided talking about the existence or non-existence of god, it is obvious that. Dharma (the teachings in buddhism) exists regardless whether there is a buddha sakyamuni buddha (as the historical buddha) discovered and shared the teachings/ universal truths with all sentient beings he is neither the creator of such teachings nor the prophet of an almighty god to transmit such. Who is jesus, according to other religions people trying to every movement makes some effort to account for his existence and teaching this ought to give while muslims believe jesus was to be revered as a prophet and apostle of god, they do not believe he was more than this: “o people of the.
Even in the three monotheistic world religions—christianity, islam, and judaism —there are fundamental differences in god's character, attributes, and especially his nature although all three are monotheistic, judaism and islam are unitarian monotheists (the belief that the being of god exists as one. Jews worship one god, who is omnipotent and omniscient, and whose greatness is so immense that as the 12th century philosopher moses maimonides noted, he cannot be described adequately in human language unlike christianity allah has no gender or form, and does not resemble anything else that exists. Muslims believe there is the one almighty god, named allah, who is infinitely superior to and transcendent from humankind allah is viewed as the he is a powerful and strict judge, who will be merciful toward followers depending on the sufficiency of their life's good works and religious devotion a follower's relationship.
In the execution of such divine commandments, jews throughout the generations continue to express their trust in god religious faith as viewing the existence of god as a proven fact (maimonides) according to maimonides, abraham's greatness lies in his having effectively proven the fact of the existence of the one god. But i claim a great deal more for an historical study of the religions of the world to my mind the historical proof of the existence of god which is supplied to us by the history of the religions of the world has never been refuted and cannot be refuted it forms the foundation of all the other proofs call them cosmological. The notion of proof for or against the existence of god has come to be used for a very specific purpose in this day and age: to convince other people part of the reason for this is that so many people — including muslims, jews and christians from the middle ages on — have recognized something of their.
God, according to aristotle, is in a state of stasis untouched by change and imperfection the unmoved mover is very unlike the conception of god that one sees in most religions it has been likened to a person who is playing dominos and pushes one of them over, so that every other domino in the set is pushed over as. Some philosophers think that religious language doesn't mean anything at all, and therefore that there's no point in asking whether god exists they would say that a sentence like in the beginning god created the heavens and the earth is neither true or false,. It was natural, therefore, that the various positions of hellenistic philosophers should both rival and offer support to religion a vivid according to anselm, the concept of god as the most perfect being—a being greater than which none can be conceived—entails that god exists, because a being who was. Thank you so much for your question it is one with which many people wrestle, and is so important for us to consider and get to grips with within your question there are a number of different areas that we will consider one by one 1 why are there so many different religions i believe the simple answer to this question is.
Nietzsche is famous for saying that god is dead, but news of the almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated here are some of the most fascinating and provocative philosophical arguments for the existence of god. Existence” religion according to the oxford dictionary means “belief in a superhuman controlling power especially in a personal god or gods entitled to obedience the study of various religions has been an extremely rewarding experience for me according to the bible, prophet noah (pbuh) had a son called shem. A major theme among philosophers of religion in the west has been that of god, including questions about the nature and existence of god in western religion, primarily the three religions of abrahamic descent—judaism, christianity, and islam—ultimate reality is. 1 the field and its significance 2 the meaningfulness of religious language 3 religious forms of life and practices 4 the concept of god 41 philosophical reflection on divine attributes 42 god's existence 5 religious pluralism bibliography academic tools other internet resources related.