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    USA Shooting At Sikh Gurudwara In Wisconcin

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Sikh community during this time. There is a nice memorial dedicated to those who have lost their lives near the temple. May God's healing be upon all those affected by the tragedy especially the loved ones of those who have lost their lives in this senseless...
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    Reincarnation

    Re: Reincarnation? If I am understanding the article correctly, the gurus expressed divine reality in terms of reincarnation even though that reality may not exist. Since this reality was expressed as such, many in the Sikh religion advocated this and many still do so to this day. In today's...
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    Reincarnation

    I read somewhere that Sikh's believe in a form of reincarnation. Is this true? How does it differ from (for example) Hindu belief?
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    General What Is Truth?

    Yes, very much so. Thanks to everyone for the clear explanations. In anyone's faith journey, it can be easy to misinterpret the meaning of passages without considering the context of what was written. Thus the reason for my question. Everyone here has been very kind in helping with this and it...
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    General What Is Truth?

    I feel a bit uneasy about this passage regarding all relationships being false. Could you explain it to me? http://www.srigranth.org/servlet/gurbani.gurbani?Action=KeertanPage&K=963&L=17&Lang=1&I=6827 I have seen that all relationships are false, and so I have grasped hold of the hem of...
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    General What Is Truth?

    The teachings I posted related to abortion reflect the truth I know within myself and from Christian Scripture. The Christian Scripture does not explicitly address elective abortion, but does explicitly address the killing of innocent life. My religion teaches that elective abortion is an...
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    General What Is Truth?

    I am not suggesting that. All life, regardless of whether it is human life or other forms of life involve the creative action of God. My religion teaches the following regarding the human relationship with animals: Respect for the integrity of creation 2415 The seventh commandment...
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    General What Is Truth?

    Elective abortion is against my religion. My faith teaches that elective abortion is always wrong. Here is are some specific teachings: 2258 'Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God and it remains for ever in a special relationship with the...
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    General What Is Truth?

    Yes, this is part of my discernment process. I am striving to be aware of fruit diguised as being good which actully bad. Sometimes it is difficult to see.
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    General What Is Truth?

    The thing is, I find ALL the teachings sound. It's in the application of those teachings that I struggle with. Catholicism teaches that the Christian faith is the only true path. Having said that, the church also teaches in the concept of invincible ignorance where those who do not have the...
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    General What Is Truth?

    I am a middle-aged cradle Catholic Christian who is challenging his long-held beliefs and practices. I do not have any theological problems with my faith perse, however how the church applies the faith in matters of the faith gives me reason to pause. I think of the scripture that says to the...
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