Is a woman allowed to pick or check her husband's phone in Islam?

I often swap my phone with my wife in the afternoon when I need to leave a house and my phone has low battery (her phone usually has more battery left, since she does not use it as much as I do). Now both phones are protected with fingerprint

Does the Pope have a smart phone?

If he does, I have yet to see a picture of him with one. He has spoken against cell phone use at Mass (of course), but also even encouraging folks to put down the cell phones and engaging with live human beings.That said, it would not surprise me if an aide or secretary carried one, if he needed to

What religion is the most expensive?

If you have a pretty wide definition Scientology. Scientology will cost all the money you have, and then some. Getting to the higher levels and

What gives us consciousness?

As you can see, there is little consensus. Many still insist on some

Will religion be able to survive next hundred years in the face of fast technological advancement?

Every person doesn't have the best combination of genetics,life circumstances and wisdom.And there is no mandatory wisdom head for every ten people ,like a consultant or mandatory coach  to help with each person's life since ten years old.So things will keep going wrong for most people especially when born in disadvantaged countries and circumstances.Religion is the only

Teachers: what was your experience with students' religious beliefs in your public school classroom?

The study of religions and religious history is part of the required curriculum in many or most states. With that said, encouraging the support of freedom of religion is in our Constitution. However, any form of organized prayer in public school classrooms is illegal.

How has religion improved your life?

It has helped me understand that, while interesting from a historical perspective, we have no need to blindly follow such practices. There are some sound moral lessons worthy of consideration. But largely such dogma should be considered an ad hoc collection of outdated myths and legions that served a purpose in past history but are harmful in

How is it possible that the Bible which says Adam was made 6,000 years, can differ so much from scientists which put humans for more than 100,000 years?

How is it possible that the Bible which says Adam was made 6,000 years, can differ so much from scientists which put humans for more than 100,000 years?It depends how you

Can a teacher talk about their religious views in class?

If asked. Can't evangelize, though, or seem to be forcing them on the kids, which is fair. Also, if the person is a science teacher, they need to teach the science and not pull out a bunch of creationism out of devotion. Time and place type stuff.

Is there a benevolent God?

As Allah says in the Qur'an:وَ رَحْمَتي وَسِعَتْ كُلَّ شَيْءMy mercy has encompassed everything. (7: 156)You cannot imagine anything not benefiting from His mercy; otherwise, nothing could have come to existence, and even if so, nothing could have survived.The Aim of creating Human Beings.studying divine attributes and actions and studying the creation of

Since when have Bibles been put in prison cells for prisoners to read?

According to the Gideons, mass distribution of the New Testament to inmates in jails and prisons began in 1957, although in the early years some hotel Bibles were given to prisons.http://space.ilahas.com/gideons/...http://www.bremertoncamp.org/cms...The Canadian Gideons were ahead of the US - they

Does morality, or a sense of right or wrong, have its roots in religion?

Morality emerges naturally. It is at its core a basic self preservation code. Lets say I am alone in the world, you might think I need no morals, but I might decide that suicide is amoral. once there is more people, we have to agree that there are certain

Is the idea of India as a Hindu state feasible?

A2A The answer of the question is straight No. India was never a Hindu state even in ancient times. It was and is a Hindu nation though. There were many instances when a king followed a particular religion and

Is breaking of Japa Mala in the middle of mantra chanting, a spiritual sign or an omen? What should be done to respectfully discard the beads?

Since 2015, I had been using a sphatik japa mala to chant the navarna mantra (chamunda navakshari beej mantra). I wasn't very regular but made it a point to chant five rounds of the mala whenever I did. The mala unceremoniously

Why can't I be happy? Why does every time I try something happens? Why do I have to live on the edge of emotional neutrality?

One cannot be happy ever, nor can one be unhappy ever, it's just our attachment that when fulfilled we feel happiness otherwise we feel sad but fulfilment is an outer happening, which may or may not be under our control. Thus for control one needs to bring

Will religion be able to survive next hundred years in the face of fast technological advancement?

Every person doesn't have the best combination of genetics,life circumstances and wisdom.And there is no mandatory wisdom head for every ten people ,like a consultant or mandatory coach  to help with each person's life since ten years old.So things will keep going wrong for most people especially when born in disadvantaged countries and circumstances.Religion is the only

Why can't I be happy? Why does every time I try something happens? Why do I have to live on the edge of emotional neutrality?

One cannot be happy ever, nor can one be unhappy ever, it's just our attachment that when fulfilled we feel happiness otherwise we feel sad but fulfilment is an outer happening, which may or may not be under our control. Thus for control one needs to bring

What is the religion of Mark Zuckerberg?

Question asked: What is the religion of Mark Zuckerberg?Question details: I know he admitted that he is atheist. But should i assume he is jew not more. I would wish he live thousands years but I want to know will he go to the Christian cemetery or jewish cemetery(sorry its question not offence). ANd same thing

What was the first religion?

[math]#A2A: Which was the first religion in world?[/math]Many would say Hinduism, but that would be a gross mistake since Hinduism didn't coalise into a single organized religion before 2100 BCE. Before that, people worshipped various nature gods, many of which were

Are religious teachers worse than normal teachers?

In the United States, public school teachers aren't allowed to discuss theology in class unless that is actually part of the curriculum. And even then, they have very strict rules to abide by. Home ec teachers don't generally teach theology. They teach cooking, sewing, and basic household economics. My daughter's home

What was the first religion?

[math]#A2A: Which was the first religion in world?[/math]Many would say Hinduism, but that would be a gross mistake since Hinduism didn't coalise into a single organized religion before 2100 BCE. Before that, people worshipped various nature gods, many of which were

What makes life unique?

To answer your question (It IS a genuine question, right? Not just another attempt to bait someone into your religious belief pablum?), you would have to compare life to non-life.What makes life unique is that it has the characteristic of taking the random decayed matter of nonliving things and putting it together

Is breaking of Japa Mala in the middle of mantra chanting, a spiritual sign or an omen? What should be done to respectfully discard the beads?

Since 2015, I had been using a sphatik japa mala to chant the navarna mantra (chamunda navakshari beej mantra). I wasn't very regular but made it a point to chant five rounds of the mala whenever I did. The mala unceremoniously

Why can't I be happy? Why does every time I try something happens? Why do I have to live on the edge of emotional neutrality?

One cannot be happy ever, nor can one be unhappy ever, it's just our attachment that when fulfilled we feel happiness otherwise we feel sad but fulfilment is an outer happening, which may or may not be under our control. Thus for control one needs to bring

Why can't I be happy? Why does every time I try something happens? Why do I have to live on the edge of emotional neutrality?

One cannot be happy ever, nor can one be unhappy ever, it's just our attachment that when fulfilled we feel happiness otherwise we feel sad but fulfilment is an outer happening, which may or may not be under our control. Thus for control one needs to bring

What was the first religion?

[math]#A2A: Which was the first religion in world?[/math]Many would say Hinduism, but that would be a gross mistake since Hinduism didn't coalise into a single organized religion before 2100 BCE. Before that, people worshipped various nature gods, many of which were

Are religious teachers worse than normal teachers?

In the United States, public school teachers aren't allowed to discuss theology in class unless that is actually part of the curriculum. And even then, they have very strict rules to abide by. Home ec teachers don't generally teach theology. They teach cooking, sewing, and basic household economics. My daughter's home

Why can't I be happy? Why does every time I try something happens? Why do I have to live on the edge of emotional neutrality?

One cannot be happy ever, nor can one be unhappy ever, it's just our attachment that when fulfilled we feel happiness otherwise we feel sad but fulfilment is an outer happening, which may or may not be under our control. Thus for control one needs to bring

Can science prove all religions wrong?

Actually, science is proving that spiritual practice develops the mind in spectacular ways.Chanting, singing, prayer, and meditation direct and develop the brain waves and patterns. This gives abilities such as not needing to eat or sleep. It pumps the brain with endocrine and dopamine, causing a happiness that is very hard to bring down. The monks and

Why don't you believe in evolution?

Because nobody *believes* in it. Evolution is nothing to be believed of, there is no *faith* here, it is a well documented, well studied fact of life, and the origins of species.Evolution is to be understood, it is much well established that quantum

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,

Is there any truth to Marx's view that religion is the opium of the people?

Skepticism, scientism, materialism, and naturalism are all opiates of the masses.Also, the Civil Rights Movement disproved this. Other periods of Christianity giving rise to political activism.Christianity gave rise to America and the Constitution, which ultimately gave rise to Google, Facebook, and Quora.Nathan

What is Manasa Puja according to Hinduism?

Hare Krsna!Manasa Puja is an authentic form of Deity worship described in the Vedic scriptures. It entails worshiping of the Deity in mind.Srila Prabhupada gives some insight about Manasa Puja in his purport to Bhag. 7.5.23-24.Here is an excerpt from Srila Prabhupada's purport to Bhag. 7.5.23-24:In the process of

Does every religion have at least one god?

Names are symbols each culture attaches to what they wish to explain or define. The same word pronounced

What is God's greatest miracle?

I guess many people will have their own opinions on this matter and we know well and good that the very miracle of creation itself is high up on the list but in my personal opinion I would have to say that God's greatest miracle was when He fulfilling prophecy took on the form of man

Do you believe in the possibility of extraterrestrial life?

Do you believe in aliens and why?I belive intelligent life exist elswere in the universe but i dont belive they are visiting the earthThere are millions of galaxies out there. with millions of solar systems each. to belive that there is no other planet among the untold billions of planets that exist that

Why do people think that spirituality and science have to be at odds with one another?

Why do people think that spirituality and science have to be at odds with one another?Because they either a) don't understand science and/or they b) overgeneralize spirituality.Science is a method or process (with a set of rules) for organizing, evaluating and

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

Is religion on the decline in the U.S.A?

Religion seems to be in decline. This is just a short-term measurement, however. Faith has a long history of going up and down quite a bit in the past, although we don't have statistics on it.It is suggested by one study that the country is increasingly becoming individualistic, and

What would happen if America declared war on Islam?

Ronald Reagan liked to say, "We fought the War on Poverty, and poverty won," but I'd simply point out that poverty is still with us fifty years later. The War on Drugs hasn't been a glowing success either.Before declaring war, make sure your opponent either is small enough to destroy entirely, or has a leadership that can usefully

Is Hinduism a single religion?

First of all there is no religion by name HinDuism.BhAraTavarsha has been having multiple cultures and tradition evolved through family practices over thousands of years.None of the multiple tradition qualify to be a religion, as there are no identified establisher or established date or codes.There are no formal organisations for any of the traditions, The various Sangams that

Does Islam hate Hinduism?

There are a few problems with the question

Do people actually believe in Hinduism?

Four main pillars of Hinduism are :-1). Satyam (Truth)2). Dharma (Righteousness)3). Karma (Action and Reaction)4). Moksha (Deliverance, Salvation, Release from Death and Rebirth)What is there not to believe?

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

Do people really believe in parody religions?

No.The crest of the Upright Citizen's Brigade comedy school has a banner with a Latin motto-as crests do. It says

Why do some people convert to Hinduism?

I can't tell you why all or even most converts of hinduism have done so because I haven't actually met anyone else or extensively researched it but I feel a personal anecdote might help to answer your question since I'm sure there are others who have felt the same.I've been hindu for 8 months now. I used