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Eastern vs. Western view on knowing God...which do you agree with and why?


In Eastern (Orthodox) Christianity, it is believed that we come to know God through experience, while in Western Christianity (Roman Catholisism, Protestantism) it is believed that we come to know God through logic. East = Heart, West = Mind...Which one do you agree with and why?

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Ashley TKL (ginjill ashberry) says

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    Sarah C Nason (Sarah Christina) 4 years ago

    I am glad you shared this today. I'm a christian, so I agree with your point. But how I see it is that each person's relationship towards God, and Jesus, is personal and just like the gospels vary in style, so do people's way to knowing God.


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Sarah C Nason (Sarah Christina) says

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  • WillWynn2 4 years ago

    Excellent points! We are all unique, so why should our approaches to this entity we call God be the same?

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