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Do you consider yourself religous or spiritual?

  1. Libra Rajani profile image61
    Libra Rajaniposted 7 years ago

    Do you consider yourself religous or spiritual?

  2. vydyulashashi profile image59
    vydyulashashiposted 7 years ago

    I will consider myself spiritual. I believe there is only one God!

  3. peterxdunn profile image61
    peterxdunnposted 7 years ago

    The word spirit comes from the latin 'spiritus' - which means 'breath', 'wind', or simply 'moving air'.

    Latin versions of the Bible only appeared after the Emperor Constantine: who was motivated by political expediency - not divine inspiration (he wasn't actually baptised until he was lying on his deathbed) - adopted Christanity as the official religion of the Roman Empire.

    Prior to the latin versions you had the Greek which used 'pneuma' and - before that - the Hebrew which used 'ruah' or 'ruach': both words meaning breath, air etc.

    The whole idea behind the concept of 'spirituality' - or that 'spirits' are disembodied souls - is totally fallacious: a fiction invented by literate priests to beguile their illiterate congregations.

    There is nothing in the Bible to support such a concept.

  4. Variety Writer profile image61
    Variety Writerposted 7 years ago

    A little of both. I don't believe in organized religion but I believe in God and the power of prayer in numbers.

  5. krillco profile image93
    krillcoposted 7 years ago

    Religion is for people afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who have already been there.

 
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