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Spiritual Debates and Religious Questions

Metaphysical ponderings, dialog and controversy

I've asked some of the most pressing ultimate questions of our time, care to join in with the debate? Philosophical questions on life, God, death and the purpose of it all... 

Let's hear it: what spiritual questions could you ask to get group work onto a next level, or an extra dimension to evening dinner at home? Let's hear it: is there such a thing as 'evolution', do you believe in Guardian Angels? and then the stickler: is there only One God, or are there various Gods fighting each other? That and more below.

There IS an afterlife
I think there IS an afterlife This post records various religious beliefs - and gives you the option of really deciding which is best. From Ancient Egypt and...

Philosophical attributes of God
I'm not personally invested in believing in a personal God. For me God is something impersonal, all encompassing and in everything, not male, not female...

Is God Omniscient ? If so, do we have free will?
If God exists, He is all knowing. That means that in advance he knows what we will do. If He knew yesterday that today I will do the laundry - am I free to...

What is the cause of all Evil?
What is the root cause of Evil? I think this complicated question begs a divine answer. Evil is such an absolutist word... I prefer to ask the question as...

Karma and Reincarnation: are we reborn?
Karma and reincarnation are linked. Karma is the idea that what we do and have done influences our circumstances, talents and options. Reincarnation means...

Humans have a soul!
There is no way to describe what I experience without a soul that transcends the personality. There is something in us which is more than my habits...

Best ethics movies, ready for debate?
I love watching movies, however some movies are special: they make you think. Below are my pick of the best movies about ethical debates. Whether it's...

Tithe and Tithing - history and modernity
A tax or assessment of one tenth, especially when payable in kind. In England, a tenth part of the yearly proceeds arising from and from the personal...

Theory of Evolution vs Creationism Debate
Creation, in religion, the divine beginning of the world or universe. Since earliest times, societies have held different beliefs about creation. Some...

Is Buddhism a Religion or a Philosophy?
There is a long tradition in the West to regard Buddhism as a philosophy. This tradition was started by Enlightenment philosophers (those who like rational... BTW: IS Buddhism a form of Hinduism, join the controversy!

Spiritual Growth Definition: What is Wisdom?
Spiritual growth and wisdom have something to do with living right and positive change. Or does it? I'll explain my idea about spiritual growth: it's ups and..

What's the best religion in the world?
Do you agree? Share your thoughts on this post about what the best world religion is. I'm sticking to the world religions, for the sake of brevity, but...

Should religion and politics be mixed?

What are Miracles? a religious debate
What are Miracles? Are Miracles....Things that happen, when we didn't expect them to.Things that happen that go against the laws of nature.Things that happen...

The Secret is True (sort of)
If you want to achieve something, you had better work for it, visualize success and everything you will need to get where you want to go. This visualization ...