Religion and the practice of religion have never led to war and violence. Man is dependent on so many things for the maintenance and preservation of his life. Using microscopes and telescopes, man can examine minute particles and far away objects.
Critics should give consideration to the following questions: All this originates from spiritual vacuum. And then there are governments who consider it lawful to forcefully misappropriate the fruits of others, thereby keeping their countrymen in virtual slavery.
Provides Rites of Passage: A method of salvation is the fifth basic element of religion. Even today, traditional Muslims face religio-ethical problems concerning interest-taking.
Creating a Moral Community 3. Social values and norms emanate from religious faith. Religion inculcates the spirit of self-service. Change is the very essence of a living thing.
When great and small have sunk to such low standards of morality, when immorality is regarded as virtue and when transgression is equated to justice — that is when the need for religion is most acute. This is what gives people the desire to go out and work every day and to try to make the world a better place.
Religion supports every kind of freedom that carries man forward towards evolution in various fields. Religious beliefs can influence the conduct of those who believe in them.
After all, wars are undertaken for worldly reasons too. He removes excesses and deficiencies and establishes his community on the path of moderation. Magic supplied the roots of observation and experimentation from which science developed.
Ethics[ edit ] Because of the vast diversity of religions that fall under the title of earth religion there is no consensus of beliefs. According to Islam, it is imperative upon Muslims to regard all the above categories of humans, as well as animals as rightful shareholders in their assets.
This state, this society produce religion, a perverted world consciousness, because they are a perverted world. Who would believe that Moses as could be victorious over Pharaoh and his legions? Both movies present human interaction with land, animal, and other nature spirits.
The dysfunctions of religion are as follows. Religion din is an all-round movement in the light of faith in Allah and a sense of responsibility for the formation of thought and belief, for the promotion of high principles of human morality for the establishment of good relations among members of the society and the elimination of every sort of undue discrimination.
Some of the most important functions of religion are as follows: And in addition to human beings, they also take care of animals incapable of expressing their needs. The physiological part expresses itself in such acts as kneeling, closing the eyes, touching the feet.
Some religious adherents can be prone to viewing religions other than their religion as being wrong sometimes because they perceive those religions as characteristic of their concept of Satan worship. Apart from giving a deadly blow to the advancement of science and knowledge, such conception of cosmos negates the very fact that man's instinct is basically rooted in religion.
Power to Endure Adversities of Life Religion provides power for facing adversities and serves as a bulwark against undesirable reactions of despair and hopelessness.
A common critique of the worship of nature and resources of "Mother Earth" is that the rights of nature and ecocide movements are inhibitors of human progress and development. The situation is like that of robbers, thieves and vagabonds on the one hand and the system of government on the other.
It is believed that the powers of the other world cherish these principles. We must not follow others blindly and must not adopt anything that is not compatible with human dignity and the spirit of independent thinking.Religion provides mental peace: Human life is uncertain.
He struggles for his survival amidst the uncertainties, insecurities and dangers, Some-times he feels helplessness. It is the religion which consoles and encourages him in all such time of crisis.
"Like most behaviors that are found in societies throughout the world, religion must have been present in the ancestral human population before the dispersal from Africa 50, years ago. Although religious rituals usually involve dance and music, they are also very verbal, since the sacred truths have to be stated.
Some theories on the origins of religion. other species of life, the Earth, and the rest of the universe came to be. Many of these stories describe the origins of their particular religion. Some observers believe that modern-day religions remain largely a response to human fear.
Their main function is to provide their followers with a. THE MEANING OF LIFE.
Human Existence and the Meaning of life. Meaning or Randomness. All life on earth must replicate under the auspices of the process of evolution. The driving force for this basic mechanism of life is the survival instinct, which, in turn, is rooted in the pain/pleasure principle.
Mythology and religion also try to. The Lord has more light and truth yet to break forth out of his holy Word. John Robinson.
To begin our discussion of Scripture with the question of how we use the Bible in theology may in itself be misleading. If the biology of all life is related, it stands to reason that we can gain essential insights into human biology and disease by studying organisms that don’t even remotely resemble us.Download