May
26
2022

prayers for those who committed suicide

Do they help?
May
26
2022

The Buddhist Catechism

compiled from the sacred writings of the southern Buddhists, in the form of questions and answers. It was written by Colonel Henry S. Olcott in 1881 and is still in use in Buddhist schools. --theosophy.wiki
May
15
2022

premarital sex vs. its prohibition

A multifaceted moral question that turns out to be highly situational.
May
12
2022

breaking a vow

Doc warned against making vows. What is the quality by which one would break a vow? Hint: it's pride.
May
08
2022

"Jesus Christ died for our sins"

A principle based on Romans 4:25: "He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification."
May
08
2022

Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses

The body formulates doctrines, oversees the production of written material for publications and conventions, and administers the group's worldwide operations —Wikipedia
May
04
2022

Pope's Francis position on war on Ukraine

With various positions taken, here is the current calibration.
May
02
2022

Notre-Dame Basilica (Montreal)

The interior of the church is amongst the most dramatic in the world and regarded as a masterpiece of Gothic Revival architecture... Approximately 11 million people visit Notre-Dame Basilica every year, making it one of the most visited monuments in North America --wikipedia
Apr
27
2022

Seicho-No-Ie (religous organization)

Our lives are meant to be harmonious, joyful, and fulfilling in all aspects. Through the power of the mind, we can greatly improve our environment and physical condition by replacing our negativism with positive thoughts and beliefs. --sniusa.org
Apr
24
2022

burqa, niqab, hijab

The burqa is legally prohibited or restricted in 31 countries. --en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burqa
Apr
19
2022

Mennonites

Congregations worldwide embody the full scope of Mennonite practice, from "plain people" to those who are indistinguishable in dress and appearance from the general population. Mennonites can be found in communities in 87 countries on six continents --wikipedia
Apr
17
2022

T/F: Jesus resurrected in a physical body

Request: the Bible teaches that Thomas touched Jesus' wounds. In one lecture Doc mentioned that in his understanding the disciples saw Jesus' etheric body after his resurrection
Apr
11
2022

Matt. 6:34: "Take no thought for the morrow"

"Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof." --KJV
Apr
09
2022

Good Friday

Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. --wikipedia
Apr
08
2022

T/F: Enoch lived for 365 years

The text of the Book of Genesis says Enoch lived 365 years before he was taken by God. --wikipedia
Apr
06
2022

moral absolutism

ethical view that all actions are intrinsically right or wrong. Stealing, for instance, might be considered to be always immoral, even if done for the well-being of others --wikipedia
Apr
04
2022

creation and destruction of sand mandalas (Tibetan Buddhist tradition)

to symbolize the Buddhist doctrinal belief in the transitory nature of material life. --wikipedia
Apr
03
2022

Book of Silent Prayer

A small book of classic prayers, prose, and poetry from Unity.
Apr
03
2022

Miserere mei

Musical setting of Psalm 51 by Gregorio Allegri. It is written for two choirs, of five and four voices respectively, singing alternately and joining to sing the ending in 9-part polyphony. --wikipedia
Mar
31
2022

halo in Christianity

a representation of spiritual character through the symbolism of light --britannica.com