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Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case, with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty. Another way of defining belief is, it is a mental representation of an attitude positively oriented towards the likelihood of something being true. In the context of Ancient Greek thought, two related concepts were identified with regards to the concept of belief: pistis and doxa. Simplified, we may say that pistis refers to trust and confidence, while doxa refers to opinion and acceptance. The English word ort ...more
“ Doubt as sin. — Christianity has done its utmost to close the circle and declared even doubt to be sin. One is supposed to be cast into belief without reason, by a miracle, and from then on to swim in it as in the brightest and least ambiguous of elements: even a glance towards land, even the thought that one perhaps exists for something else as well as swimming, even the slightest impulse of our amphibious nature — is sin! And notice that all this means that the foundation of belief and all ref ...more ”
Welcome :) If my beliefs resonate with your heart, you're welcome. If you disagree with my beli…more
[close] Welcome :) If my beliefs resonate with your heart, you're welcome. If you disagree with my beliefs you're MORE welcome. Bringing together people with distinct set of values that will challenge the way we see and think. Sharing books and knowledge that will help us navigate the world and ourselves.
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Martin is the author of a collection of seven short stories collectively called 'The Animal Para…more
[close] Martin is the author of a collection of seven short stories collectively called 'The Animal Parables'. Don't be deceived; on the surface they may have the appearance of children's stories but each one has profound life lessons enfolded in the narrative. The Author will be available for questions and discussion on the writing of these stories and the subject matter that they tackle. From December through to April (and most probably beyond).
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[close] Hi! I created this group so we can have an open discussion on culture which includes: - the unspoken rules - tips on making friends with the locals (things to know about i.e: food, slangs, music, arts, history etc) Note: I am also looking for writers from all over the globe for my project so if you are interested to write about your own culture and think you have a good command of English, then feel free to get in touch!
5 members, last active 8 years ago
Recommend great Christian books to others. Daniel 12:3 "...and those who turn the many to righte…more
[close] Recommend great Christian books to others. Daniel 12:3 "...and those who turn the many to righteousness will shine like the stars forever."
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