I Want to Talk About Religion Peacefully

A place to peacefully discuss and share beliefs. =) 1,133 People

    I have a relationship with god

    but do not go to church, I don't believe in churches in this day and age, all they want is money.
    katie1125 katie1125
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    With Peace And Understanding

    I want to talk about religion peacefully. I want to share beliefs, ideas and opinions without mean words and anger. We can learn from one another. I'm tired of religious conversations turning into hateful mudslinging.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    26 Responses Nov 9, 2009

    My Gay Boi!!!

    I had a crush in this boy wait still do but he's gay!!!! I'm clathic so gays are shuned but he's my best friend !! What do I do?
    Horny4joey Horny4joey
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 17, 2013
    shathab shathab
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    For Once

    Particularly online. I find most people can muster up a bit of respect in person (but then I can be a bit intimidating) but no one bothers online. Even folks who are normally nice can be severe a-holes in online debates or discussions! I wish manners transfered...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    17 Responses Aug 30, 2009

    Church Should Be Free To Those Who Want It

    My name is Pastor Michael T. I have a free online Church. I believe religion should be free to those who want it. If you agree, come see me at churchofjesuschristusa.angelfire.com My Church is Totally free, I never ask for money.
    pastormichaelt pastormichaelt
    46-50, M
    Aug 16, 2013

    I love religious debates.

    They fulfill me.
    michellerocks michellerocks
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2014

    Religious Question

    This has really been eating at me. Please don't be mad if I got something wrong because I'm not very knowledgeable on this! Ok, so if I have it right, mankind is imperfect, but we are special because we have free will. Angels are perfect, but do not have free will. (I say angels...
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 18, 2013

    I wish people could be more kind to what is

    different and strive to understand it rather than bash it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 6, 2015

    I'm an atheist and on day I'd like to have a

    peaceful debate with a Christian. I don't know why, it's just something I've always wanted to do. I've tried it a couple times but the Christian always starts getting angry. Why can't I find someone who won't get mad?
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink
    16-17, M
    9 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    I Love To Discuss The Universe

    Thats what god probably is right? If he created the universe, would the universe not be an extension of her? And if the universe is an extension of God, what does the universe imply about God? For one I believe it implies a balance of 'good' and 'evil', of light and dark. Why...
    kstep1234 kstep1234
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2012

    Advice From Religious People

    Hi. I have had a strange time of it over the last few years and have done, thought, said and believed a lot of things that I am not proud of. I have been involved with drugs and a petty criminal, nothing really bad, I worked but stole at the same time. Having said that I have...
    Nomoretomorrow Nomoretomorrow
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Nov 6, 2013

    Religion War?

    Before I go and say somehting that someone will take wrong and get pissed at, Let me state that I am a Wiccan, but through out my life I was agnostic and studied the religions with no affiliation, so my thoughts and "philosophys" (if thats what you want to call them), are not...
    MiremebeKamaria MiremebeKamaria
    18-21, F
    15 Responses May 16, 2011

    Let's Talk About Unitarian Universalism!

    Today, I read about Unitarian Universalism. I've read about it before, but I decided to brush up on my knowledge of it because one of my friends made a comment about it today. Then, I was chatting on meebo with a new EP friend of mine, shap36, talking about my research on UU, and...
    Brieks07 Brieks07
    22-25, F
    27 Responses Sep 21, 2011

    I'm a Christian and I support gay marriage

    and rights. I'm proud to say this.
    NinaKonstantinova NinaKonstantinova
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2014

    In This Group

    I ask everyone who posts in this group to please be courteous to others with different beliefs from your own, even if you don't understand them (or even if you do understand them). If you don't have anything nice to say, please don't say anything at all.
    Brieks07 Brieks07
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 23, 2009

    I'll happily discuss anything you like.

    Your faith is your own and is to be much admired.
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Nov 14, 2014

    I AM NOT trying to start a debate about whether

    or not the line I am about to quote is true. But, here is that line from a sermon I heard recently. "What you see from Al Quieda, Boka Harem, and ISIS, is true Islam. The peace loving Muslims are the nominal Muslims". Even if every syllable of that statement is true, other...
    gingershuman gingershuman
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 14, 2015

    Question

    I've always wondered why religious people consider their beliefs to be the ultimate and true beliefs, at times even going so far as to discriminate against and persecute those who do not share their beliefs. Who are we as human beings to assume that we know something involving...
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

    A man once told me "if I choose to believe in

    God and in the end it turns out not to be real, then I have nothing to lose. But if I choose not to believe and in the end it turns out to be real.. I have everything to lose." Thoughts?
    Isaiah4310 Isaiah4310
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    Religion is about hope,

    faith and love. So why do they always clash? The main purpose of any religion I've heard or know of has a final destination with all the great ideals and happiness one can imagine. So honestly. why do we hate others for wanting what we want but in a different way? I live for God...
    KeithK902 KeithK902
    18-21, M
    3 Responses May 15, 2015

    Where I live, everyone thinks I'm insane

    since I get my guidance and virtues from Norse Paganism and the Norse gods and goddesses
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Nov 14, 2014

    Man Made Label

    Putting an infinite God in a box is most unwise. When you cage the beast, the beast gets angry. Man's attempt to reach God while holding back simultaneously is counterproductive and produces a stalemate. Labeling what you cannot quantify is nonsense. Besides, the path to God is...
    Chaotician Chaotician
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

    The Truth...

    Nothing should ever be considered to be the absolute truth regardless of wether or not it is... if I belived that the earth was flat with absolutely no doubt at all... if I knew that the earth was flat I would never be able to change my mind no matter what I was told or what I...
    matthewnew matthewnew
    18-21
    1 Response Nov 30, 2013

    Welcoming Ramadhan

      Ramadhan is approaching and I am eagerly waiting for the blessed month to begin. I love everything about this month. The fact that Muslims all around the world fast to please the creator of the heavens and the earth, makes me feel closer to the Ummah (brotherhood of Muslims...
    solly89 solly89
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2013

    Are there an Muslims here

    who can elaborate/correct my theory? The way I understand Islam, is that: Your Allah is the same god of the Christians and Jews, right? So is Islam, basically (VERY BASICALLY) just Judaism, but targeted towards the "middle-eastern sensibility"? (I'm sure there's a lot more...
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    My Truth.

    (Please note that this is my truth just because its true to me does not mean it is to you..)Many people believe that us Christians are attacking others with our religion.But if you look around, who is really the ones who are being judged?I lost friends when I became Christian...
    RozaStephanie RozaStephanie
    16-17, F
    9 Responses Jun 21, 2011

    I have decided to stop watching the news

    and stay away from media. Hearing about the three Muslims killed over religion by an atheist terrorist (not a parking dispute) is beyond belief...hearing about the Christian woman killed overseas by Muslim terrorists is beyond belief... I'm a proud Muslim but I have to say...
    NotVibrant NotVibrant
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2015

    Religions In India

    India known as the land of spirituality and philosophy, was the birthplace of some religions, which even exist today in the world. The most dominant religion in India today is Hinduism. About 80% of Indians are Hindus. Hinduism is a colorful religion with a vast gallery of Gods...
    mansing240 mansing240
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Jul 10, 2012

    God Didn’T Create Man, Man Created “God.”

    God didn’t create man, man created “God.” Think of all the problems religion has caused in the world. Not only is it the central cause of conflict and war, but the teaching of homophobia, racism, sexism, and inhumanity in the world. The Bible is the most widely known...
    ifthemoonfelldown ifthemoonfelldown
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 31, 2013

    Do you think Jesus treated women different

    than other the men back in his day?
    NinaKonstantinova NinaKonstantinova
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    Doubt Over The Truth Of Religions??

    Well, we all are actually from different religion n caste....over all this i totally agree that each religion preaches its own way of reaching our Lord...but then a person who is actually reading all would find it tough to conclude the final so called TRUTH.... So, to give a...
    ritzy29 ritzy29
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Nov 24, 2011

    Comparative Religions

    I just completed a Comparative Religions course at my college. I would have to say it is one of the best classes I have ever taken. It made me think about the bigger picture--that is, the bigger picture of all the different people, cultures, and belief systems in the world.I...
    Brieks07 Brieks07
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 6, 2010

    Religion Vs. Spirituality

    Hi everyone. I enjoy reading and learning about religion, faith, spirituality and people's traditions. I have found that there is some truth to all and love to compare. To me, that's truly how one learns.
    tiredofangry tiredofangry
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Sep 16, 2011

    It has recently been proven

    that people who are extremely religious are generally less intelligent than people who are more on the scientific side of things. What are your thoughts on this? http://m.psychologytoday.com/blog/mr-personality/201312/why-are-religious-people-generally-less-intelligent http...
    tasha456 tasha456
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Aug 9, 2014

    The Laws

     laws status of God haves more meaning than we can ever think of, because first of all, we didn't create the laws by ourselves or mankind didn't created it, God created it before any of them were attempt, well maybe some of the sinful activity had happen before the laws, But I...
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Dec 5, 2011

    I would really like to talk with Hindus on here

    who worship Goddess Durga or Goddess Kali or any of the Goddesses. Here in North America if you worship Goddesses you are probably some crazy queer feminist Pagan like me, but in India it is normal. I would love to know more about what that feels like.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2015

    Fides Quaerens Intellectum

       It is nice to see a group like this. As a rogue theologian I find daily life often very discouraging. One of the few points that I agree with Sartre on is the fact that people choose what is of importance to themselves, where they receive information on such topics...
    chromaticone chromaticone
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Oct 8, 2009

    I have my faithU have your faithSome have no

    faithToday, I wanna talk about AgnosticismAgnosticism is the view that the truth values of certain claims – especially metaphysical and religious claims such as whether God, the divine or the supernatural exist – are unknown and perhaps unknowable.According to the...
    TheBlowersDaughter TheBlowersDaughter
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2015

    Basically I'm a born Catholic,

    used to go church every Sunday blahblahblah.. But as I got older I lost my faith. Probably because Christianity is a weak religion(no offence) I was thinking about converting to Islam after researching it, a few of my mates are Muslims too but I just can't seem to convince...
    Tayapaige Tayapaige
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    Better To Live It

    Better to live it than talk it is what I think. Talk is cheap and I've met plenty of holier-than-thou people who are horrible people on the inside. Don't preach to me about whatever - live it yourself. I'm working on doing the same. So that's all I'm saying about that right...
    ashlynn118 ashlynn118
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2009
    Joonyer23 Joonyer23
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2014

    Who on here is celebrating Hanukkah?

    What is it all about?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 11, 2015

    Why Is It That People Most Committed To Their Doctrine, Seem To Be Least Transformed By The Power Of Their Beliefs?

    I love talking with others about their diverse spiritual beliefs, but it seems like too often it turns into a debate over who is right and who is wrong. I started noticing that those who defended their doctrine the most tended to be the ones who had the least fruit, or evidence...
    DiscoveringWhoIAm DiscoveringWhoIAm
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Jun 15, 2010

    I get confused sometimes about the bible,

    I can't wrap my head around some of the things that God did in those days. Can someone answer me why God would terrorise Job; take everything from him, only to prove to satan that Job was a faithful servant and would not curse God's name or question his motive. If a man did that...
    brokenandlost brokenandlost
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2014

    I'd really like to know people of different

    religions on here. You don't have to be an expert but it would be fascinating if you could tell me a little about your religion and what it means to you. I personally am Pagan and worship Aphrodite, and I can tell you more about that if you want!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 8, 2015

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