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What Is Blasphemy?

Blasphemy is the act of contempt that expresses a lack of reverence for God or claims the attributes of a deity considered sacred, such as belief in the existence of God. In some cases, blasphemy in the Old Testament means insulting the glory of God, but in others it means directly attacking God or indirectly

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What Is Divination?

Fortune telling, as defined by Baker in the Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, is the process of determining the knowledge of a deity, leading to clarification, decision, and discernment of the future. Two forms of divination have developed, one through inductive manipulation of natural human phenomena and the other through the intuitive form of inner

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What Is Being Agnostic?

The term serves as a broad category that includes people of all races, classes, and walks of life, with agnostics being people who believe or do not believe in a higher power, and theists and those who do. An agnostic does not have any of these services, although there are some who can join their

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What Is Atheism?

Atheism in the broadest sense refers to belief in the non-existence of God, or more precisely, the absence of a God. Atheists firmly deny the existence of any god or any form of deity and attack all theistic claims. But the certainty of the “non-existent” God is based on an equally non provable claim and

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What Is Paganism?

The negative association of paganism stems from the belief in all the great monotheistic religions of the world. The term helped to remove the modern connotation of “paganism” from its original meaning for people who worshiped false gods. Pagan once referred primarily to people who followed a polytheistic religion, i.e. they observed more than one

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