Constantine wanted unity in his realm, and his call in 325 C.E. for a council of his bishops at Nicaea, located in the Eastern, Greek-speaking domain of his empire, across the Bosporus from the new city of Constantinople was in a certain way his goal to achieve some agreement by which many could live. Constantine … Continue reading Religion and believers #14 Church and state
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Religion and believers #2 Different forms of Truth
Observation of nature; closer attention to its contrasts of life and death, or light and darkness, or male and female brought people to worship elements of nature.
Religion and believers #1 Lots of groups and forms of belief to be taken interest in
In Christendom there are groups who find themselves exclusive, believing they are the holders of the absolute truth, while all others are heretics or even the work of the devil himself.
Those willing to tarnish
In the history of Christendom we see many churches which started of as so called cults or so called heretic movements, though many years later they sometimes outgrew their original group and/or became one of the many main churches. Therefore one should be very careful by damning a group or calling ti a cult or sect, when there is not really anything what qualifies it to become called a sect or cult.
Not according to legal description of a cult
Before calling a church or religious group a "cult" or "sect" one should seriously examine and clarify what one means with those qualifications.
Are the Christadelphians a Cult?
Lots of times Christadelphians are called a cult group, but they are a religious group where no specific human being is venerated and no human beings worshipped like in other religious Christian groups which are not called cults, like the Catholic Church where people pray to 'saints' and worship in front of statues.
Trinitarians making their proof for existence of God look ridiculous #8
Trinitarian Christians claim to be monotheists thought their subgod Jesus has lesser qualities in common than many polytheists their main god and subgods. God may perhaps not to be found in perceivable attributes but when looking around and reading the Bible like the words are written in that book then it should not be so difficult and not so confusing to come and see Who God really is.