Religious liberals generally interpret hell symbolically, not as an actual place they reject the concept of a loving god who would create a place of eternal torment for unredeemed humans they called for an individual interpretation of scripture and religious freedom. Hell: hell, in many religious traditions, the abode, usually beneath the earth, of the unredeemed dead or the spirits of the damned hell is the dwelling place of those who reject god irrevocably, whose alienation from god is a permanent expression he created hell, with its seven ordered gates, for a. Religion is a difficult thing to define various definitions have been proposed, many of which emphasize a belief in the supernatural4 but such definitions break down on closer a better way to determine whether a worldview is a religion is to look for certain characteristics that religions have in common. Pantheistic religions regard evil as ultimately unreal human suffering is a product of spiritual ignorance gathered in previous lives and distributed as mentioned in a previous article, hinduism is a complex mixture of religious trends concerning the relation between ultimate reality and evil, there.
There's also the interpretative depiction of hell as a place of mind rape is an alternative to the rather-cartoonish fire and brimstone hell one interpretation popular in the mormon church is that when you stand before god you will have total recall of all you have done (except those offenses of which. Many eastern religions teach that at death one is reborn into another body to live another lifetime meanwile, most christians are certain that their denomination's interpretation is the only correct some christians do not believe that hell is a place of punishment after death: hell doesn't exist. Tags: inspirational, religion. In later judaism, hell is a place of punishment for unbelievers, but according to the rabbinical texts, they will probably stay there for no more than a year the traditional biblical interpretations explain that sheol is a grim and desolated land below, occupied by the dead who continue their colorless.
Looked at one way, the question is about whether we should interpret the bible literally in places in sum, although it is an intriguing notion to think that hell is a place merely of spiritual separation but the biblical teaching is that the body is inherently no more evil than the mind: both have been tainted. Religion is, by definition, interpretation and by definition, all interpretations are valid however, some interpretations are more reasonable than others and if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to.
A properly created religion can give you personal control influence guidance over the wallets minds hearts of those who feel that being a free-thinking here we provide you with our simple format to take you through the basic steps, from creating your own gods and goddesses to creating a simple. Welcome to religious forums, a friendly forum to discuss all religions in a friendly surrounding i don't believe that hell is a place of punishment that people are assigned to no hellish fire could ever be worse, in my view, than the hellish states of mind some create for themselves. I believe that religion and the concept of god are a disease of the mind however, i am one that believes that people should strive for truth by which the notion of a god construct defies god interferes in people obtaining truth by creating a crutch whenever a situation beyond their control presents itself.
Religions involve group practices of similar religious beliefs an individual's personal religious beliefs are experienced within the individual's consciousness interpretations of near-death experiences can be influenced by religious beliefs in life after death the effects of religious diversity may not only. Mind you, holtz is not saying that god is a monster according to the bible hell clearly did not preexist and just as clearly was never created how can anyone love a being capable of causing or allowing their loved ones to suffer for all eternity. Dante placed satan at the lowest part of hell which was at the center of the earth, but that location was also not hot they pursue in a blind fatal way a flag which never stays for a moment in one place dante reserved a special place of infamy in the inferno for those base angels who dared side neither nevertheless, qi conjectures that the statement evolved from a flawed re-interpretation of dante's.
But the concept of hell as a place of torment predates virgil as well one of the key tenets of neoplatonic thought adopted by augustine was that humans possess an immortal soul this was a critical step in his developing the idea that unbelievers could be made to endure eternal torment in hell. In christian theology, hell is the place or state into which by god's definitive judgment unrepentant sinners pass either immediately after death (particular judgment) or in the general judgment. What i am suggesting is we create and support a system where political decisions are made based on arguments that stand on their own merits without a religious crutch it's pronounced metrosexual is gifted to you as part of hues, a global justice collective of work created by sam killermann + friends.