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 Demonology?

Demonology, as its name suggests, is the study of demons, which raises the question of what demons are. The word itself is derived from the Greek daimon and means “deceptive” (discretio spirituum) or “spirit of the devil,” which means the spirit of deception, the deception of the spirit and deception in general. Since the evil

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What Is Judaism?

Religious Jews regard the practice of Judaism as an expression of their relationship with God. Judaism, which dates back 3000 years, is one of the oldest and most consistent monotheistic religions. It was born in the Middle East and was influenced by many other religions, such as Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam. It is not

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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 Theosophy?

Theosophical movement as such is a broad term that implies the organization of philosophy in modernity, which was influenced by the original Theosophical Society, which was founded in 1875. Theosophy itself is derived from the Greek theos, which roughly translates as “God” or “divine” and derives from “Divine Wisdom, Wisdom of the Divine.” HPB says

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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 Purgatory?

The general idea is that, we must allow ourselves to be purified in order to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joys of heaven. While mortal sins are forgiven when we die, there are many other impurities besides mortal sins, such as venial sin. Therefore, purgatory is a temporary state, and no one who

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What Is Mysticism?

A mystic is essentially a person who seeks a deeper understanding of a transcendent truth that transcends only rational understanding and knowledge. What unites such people is the belief that this transcendental truth exclusively transcends our rational understanding of knowledge and that the desired insight can or cannot be achieved. A number of spiritual and

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What Is Sufism?

Although there are other approaches to the term Sufi, it is believed that the word derives from the Arabic word suf, which refers to the wool traditionally worn by mystics and ascetics. Sufism is best described as “Islamic mysticism or asceticism,” whose beliefs and practices help Muslims to attain closeness to Allah through direct personal

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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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