Why do people believe God is male?

The Abrahamic streams of religion have a basis in patriarchal system and societies - putting the male above the female - the male being primary.Therefore,

How many people do you know who believe in God?

I know about a dozen people who actually believe in god, including some of my older relatives and work colleagues. I also know some people who are what they call spiritual. Almost everyone i know, meet and work with who expresses

If people believe in God then why don't they believe in ghosts?

Those two are not exactly related.People generally believe in a God or a Deity on the basis of a religious scripture or mythological folklore. If this scripture does not speak of the existence of ghosts, why would the people believe in it?You also are assuming here, that people don't

Is there a snow god?

Depends on your belief.In Nordic mythology we have Ull and Skadi who are strong in the winter.Ull is an Aesir. He is a hunter and is known for his skiing.Skadi is a Jotun. She is married to

Which is the most recently created god in which people really believe?

Well, there was a time people liked to think of a personable understanding of the intricacies of nature, and mature human nature too, as cooperated effort of a majesty of surmountedness of gods of specificities...like fish cities that would explain some pretty wild fish stories. This sort of thing is actually a beautifully created

How can people still believe in God in 2018?

Evolution isn't as credible as you think especially if you stay up to date with science.major way to test a philosophy or worldview is to ask: Is it logically consistent? Internal contradictions are fatal to any worldview because contradictory statements are necessarily false. "This circle

Why does Christianity believe that we are not to prove, correct and establish doctrine that is righteous (II Timothy 3:16) but sees as harassment when not in agreement with their belief?

2 Tim. 3:16-17 says "All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; 17 that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work....... Inspired means God-breathed. As such, this written Scripture is perfect (Psalm 19; 119). Because all Scripture is perfect, it

Is it possible to believe in miracles, but not believe in a deity of any sort?

I once heard a talk by the popular writer/speaker who goes by the name SARK. She told of a recent experience when she had booked a driver to take her to the airport. He was so late that by the time the driver arrived she was so annoyed that she confronted the driver.

Do people who believe in God believe in ghosts and spirits? Why or why not?

Man needs God.I'll tell you why. 1. Science is the human's interpretation of Nature and the Universe. We haven't even crossed the Solar System. We are still trying to create a stable monopole, decipher our own DNA completely, searching for answers to infinite questions. Just because we haven't answered these question, our survival

Do Christians believe in aliens?

One person already mentioned the Pope's humorous description of aliens and his desire baptize Martians, but in reality, unlike other Christian groups, the Catholic Church sees no reason why there couldn't be aliens.The Vatican has been the repository of science for centuries. It may surprise the casual reader that there is an entire department

Do Christians still believe that the Earth is flat?

Do Christians still believe that the Earth is flat?I'm not sure they ever did. Certainly the ancient Hebrew cosmology found in much of the Old Testament posits a flat Earth.

What are the requirements to be saved in your religion or belief?

To any true Christian, to be saved you have to believe that Jesus is God come in the flesh and that He rose from the dead. You also have to follow the teachings of Christ."Jesus said to him, 'I am

Can science explain everything, and if so why do people believe in god?

If God hasn't done anything since the dawn of the human race, I don't think will there be anyone around to ever trust and believe in Him still. Everyone would have been non-believers rejecting Him right from the very beginning to up until now. But why are still out there generations

Why we don't believe in ourselves?

Maybe cos we are afraid to fall behind the standards we keep for ourselves, the fear of failure, the fear of letting ourselves down, fear of being wrong, fear of being hurt.. All of my thoughts seem to point towards the fear,

Do atheist people believe in religion?

Of course Atheists believe in religion. I obviously don't speak for anyone but myself but the concept is quite evident all around us every day. I pass churches, talk to people with religious beliefs, see Bibles, Quran's, Torahs, ancient scrolls, etc.. There are religions all around us and it

Do people still believe in God?

It's not a matter of believing in God. Anyone can believe in anything, and indeed they do. Ultimately, who cares what you believe in?You have to know God, and in the Vedic tradition there is a scientific process to do that, called bhakti-yoga. Note that below God

What is the percentage of scientists who believe in God?

I count myself among the Believers. Since childhood 1947......., I recognised two states of Celestial Being, just as in the two states of HumankindNow-THIS IS TRICKY: a tightrope between viewpoints of a mortal man, in answer; and a perspective, in description, from an Omnipresence. Is there a smile

How many people believe in the afterlife?

May be, more or less everybody.The problem is how they represent that event.As a suggestion, since science have not an answer and religions are providing only irrational and illogical scenarious, you should trust by the new TTR theory model which tries to give scientific answers to transcendent

Will a miracle happen if I believe hard enough?

No!On the contrary, if you work hard (and smart) enough, your achievements might seem miraculous to many.All the very best.Question as answered...Will a miracle happen if I believe hard enough?

Is belief in existence of God akin to being superstitious?

Anyone who follows a practice but is not able to explain the cause -effect relationship behind that practice can probably be called a blind follower and superstition is another word for blind belief. But everyone should be free to follow their own superstition.But following something without understanding the cause-effect relationship is not

Do theoretical physicists believe in God?

Max Planck believed in God and so have other physicists.THE ERWIN SCHRODINGER QUOTE"I am very astonished that the scientific picture of the real world around me is very deficient. It gives us a lot of factual information, puts all of our experience in a magnificently consistent order, but it

How many philosophers today believe in God (in %) and how many philosophers believed in God 50-100 years ago?

Note that a philosopher solves his problems by thinking about them while sitting in his favorite chair and coming up with arguments that seem to make sense. The physicist takes his solution outside, takes a hammer to it, and if it survives he lets his buddies knock it about with a sledge hammer. When it has survived that

Do animals believe in God?

Yes! Of course they know that...Here is the reason why I say this,A few months before a female dog gave birth to her 5 adorables , our neighbors used to give her food regularly . But one of our neighbor took extra care of her , they gave her puppies milk

Why do people believe in religions and not just God?

People believe in religion, because they believe in God!There are many reasons which state why religion is needed for Mankind:We know that man is a social animal. Every man depends upon millions of people for his life and its necessities. Also we know

Why do humans believe in a god?

Only some humans believe in god. No one is born believing in god. Religion is a lifestyle choice, not an evolved condition, like race. You can one day believe in god and equally, one day choose not to believe in god. Only the first one won't

Why are most brilliant scientists believers of god?

You're misinformed. Einstein was an extremely vocal agnostic, leaning towards atheist and very adamant that the only god he could potentially believe in would be a passive deist god.So you have grand total of one example of brilliant scientists who believed in god. That's not exactly a majority.

Why do so many people believe in God and an afterlife when there is no evidence whatsoever of such things?

Why do people believe in Gods with no evidence?People believe in God because they can sense God as the unseen Life they experience within themselves. They can perceive beyond the limited, material-realm thinking.I don't understand what no evidence is even with the limited, material-realm thinking. Can we say the universe, life, nature, and scientific laws are

Will people always believe in 'God'?

Yes and with good reason. The belief in god is instinctual as shown by many studies, one example would be from the university of oxford by professor Roger trigg and he said:'This project suggests that religion is not just something for a peculiar few

Can you be a skeptic and still believe in God?

Yes. But you would have to be a "not a very good" type of skeptic.You'd have to be the sort of skeptic who asked "Where did the universe come from?" and be satisfied by a children's story about a magician who came from nowhere.You'd might ask the question "Why does not God stop a tsunami killing children in Asia"? 

Why does Christianity believe that we are not to prove, correct and establish doctrine that is righteous (II Timothy 3:16) but sees as harassment when not in agreement with their belief?

2 Tim. 3:16-17 says "All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; 17 that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work....... Inspired means God-breathed. As such, this written Scripture is perfect (Psalm 19; 119). Because all Scripture is perfect, it

If you are a Christian who believes in science, why do you believe in God?

I was asked to answer despite being an atheist. I'll address the subject from the outside:The 'progression' or 'learning' or 'reinterpretation' of the original religion is always done to make the religion more acceptable. Whenever new evidence or morality turns against some aspect of the faith, that aspect will be retroactively declared as

How to stop believing in God

It is God's fault. Not yours.If God is ignoring or abandoning you like orphan, Jesus+God are liars. He must take responsibility to you.The matter is : God IS BLESSING YOU OR NOT?If not, you should change the

How does bias affect how we respond to the questions, 'why do people believe in God, not science' and 'why do people believe in science, not God'?

Science deals with what is detected, experienced, and studied in the material realm. The material realm is the lowest vibration of energy. There are higher vibrations of energy that no material instruments can detect.All that exists comes from the highest vibration

Should people believe in God?

No it's just a belive and changes according to the person.The thing on which you should believe is belive,because our brain works like that for eg. If we saw any terrifing ghost movie anyone would piss in pants yeah,he/she knows

What are the requirements to be saved in your religion or belief?

To any true Christian, to be saved you have to believe that Jesus is God come in the flesh and that He rose from the dead. You also have to follow the teachings of Christ."Jesus said to him, 'I am

Which is the most recently created god in which people really believe?

Well, there was a time people liked to think of a personable understanding of the intricacies of nature, and mature human nature too, as cooperated effort of a majesty of surmountedness of gods of specificities...like fish cities that would explain some pretty wild fish stories. This sort of thing is actually a beautifully created

Do empathetic people believe in God?

Do empathetic people believe in God?Personally, I would argue that the most empathetic people in the world are those who don't need a belief in God to tell them how to treat their fellow man (and when it's OK to discriminate against other people for not believing the same way as they do).

Is it possible to be a rationalist and still believe in God?

Yes. Definitely. What is the relationship between being rational and being religious anyway?The only relationship is that some so called "rational" atheists propagate an idea that belief in a Divine Being is irrational. And that's where they lose their rationality. Now a conversation with a theist would probably go like this

Do you believe in the existence of a god?

Hello :)I am a sikh so this is my answer.I do believe in the existence of GOD but not GODS. I believe in only 1 God, the creator, the destroyer, the most powerful, unimaginable entity out there. And God is everywhere, not up in the sky or anything like that.We do believe in

What percentage of astronomers do not believe in God or Creationism?

Astronomers generally follow similat beliefs to the culture they are in, with only slightly more atheists than usual. This means that generally over 50% of astronomers believe in a god.Astrononers that do believe in a god are more likely to favour an old universe creation idea rather than a young one.It is often

Why are most brilliant scientists believers of god?

You're misinformed. Einstein was an extremely vocal agnostic, leaning towards atheist and very adamant that the only god he could potentially believe in would be a passive deist god.So you have grand total of one example of brilliant scientists who believed in god. That's not exactly a majority.

How is being delusional different from believing in God?

Many atheists will claim they don't believe in God because they don't believe in miracles, and many theists will claim they believe in God because they don't believe in atheistic miracles. Moreover, many sceptics claim they don't believe it's possible for ghosts to exist or a mind to survive the physical death of their body.

How many people believe in God?

You want an actual number? I don't have one. It's a whole shit-load of people.We're not just talking about the Christian God, we're talking about Islam (which is technically also the Christian God) and Hinduism and a whole boat-load of other deistic religions.As for why? Well, there are a ton of people who believe that