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What is Religion?

This is a discussion of what religion is and this implications of a proper understanding of the nature of religion for the existence of God, relationship of one religion to another and religious dialogue.

What is Religion?

There is no common definition of religion that scholars agree on. Ordinary people dont know what it is either. At the same time, we all know that certain things are religions – Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Native American beliefs. Various definitions of religion have been proposed, but they are either too broad and include things that are not religions or they are too narrow and do not includ...

Religion is Exclusive

I have shown many things about religion. Everyone is religious, but what people do not know is that all religions are exclusive. Exclusive means that all religions claim about themselves that they are right and all other religions are wrong. This is true because all religions state themselves in a general form that other people can agree with and all religions claim that they are the highest good....

Freedom of Religion

In my series on freedom, I have already mentioned the various freedoms. There is freedom of speech, expression, association and excellence. This is the final freedom, and in some ways it is the most important freedom. Freedom of religion is the freedom to be as religious as possible to choose the highest good and order your life after it. Freedom of religion is just like any other freedom it is th...

Intelligent Design Theory and Religion

A common set of arguments against intelligent design theory is that it, the Discovery Institute, or the motives behind the theory are religious in nature. It is supposed that for this reason, intelligent design theory is not scientific or is not a viable theory. I have previously shown that intelligent design theory is a historical rather than scientific theory. The study of history is distinct fr...