Religion

Christianity

Calibrated apart from Catholicism. Also without Restorationist religions like Latter-day Saints and Jehovah's Witness, which would lower the average of Christianity by ten points.

Judaism

"comprises the collective spiritual, cultural, and legal traditions of the Jewish people" -- wikipedia.

Catholicism

Priority request. Over the course of centuries it developed a highly sophisticated theology and an elaborate organizational structure headed by the papacy, the oldest continuing absolute monarchy in the world --britannica.com

Islam

"Muslims believe that Islam is the complete and universal version of a primordial faith that was revealed many times through earlier prophets and messengers, including Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus" -- wikipedia.

T/F: Jesus was an incarnation of an angel or archangel

Jehovah's Witnesses believe Jesus, pre-birth, was the archangel Michael. Priority request.

Ramadan

"during the hours of fasting, Muslims refrain not only from food and drink, but also tobacco products, sexual relations, and sinful behavior, devoting themselves instead to prayer and study of the Quran" -- wikipedia. Awareness (of God) calibrated at 495 in TvF.

religion vs. spirituality

A general comparison with a brief explanation.

Muhammad

According to Islamic tradition, the "angel Gabriel appeared before him during his visit to the cave. The angel showed him a cloth with Quranic verses on it and instructed him to read. When Muhammad confessed his illiteracy, Gabriel choked him forcefully, nearly suffocating him" -- wikipedia.

Bethel church

1) its members account for 10%+ of Redding population. 2) teachings and degrees given on the supernatural, prophesizing, healings. 3) worship music calibrate high (Goodness of God by Jenn Johnson). 4) non-denominational churches (generally) seeing growth in recent years -- priority request

T/F: Buddha foretold the coming of Jesus Christ

Priority request: Perhaps an enlightened master like him had knowledge of the future. There are claims that Buddha predicted the death of Jesus Christ and that salvation can be attained from him.

rebuking demons to hell (in the name of Jesus)

What to do with the irredeemable denizens of the lower astral domain.

"It is better to be an integrous atheist or agnostic than a nonintegrous religionist"

Request: It’s a bit shocking to me! It’s against the common [norm] in religions. This statement from: I: Reality and Subjectivity.

Nicene Creed

Calibrated at 895 (awareness) in Truth vs. Falsehood.

Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)

"a wandering ascetic and religious teacher who lived in South Asia during the 6th or 5th century BCE and founded Buddhism" -- wikipedia. Calibrated in TvF at 1000.

Krishna

"a major deity in Hinduism. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of Vishnu and also as the Supreme God in his own right. He is the god of protection, compassion, tenderness, and love" -- wikipedia.