Agnostic theism , agnostotheism or agnostitheism is the philosophical view that encompasses both theism and agnosticism . An agnostic theist believes in the existence of a God or gods, but regards the basis of this proposition as unknown or inherently unknowable.
Oneness Pentecostals reject the Trinity doctrine, viewing it as pagan and unscriptural, and hold to the Jesus ‘ Name doctrine with respect to baptisms. Oneness Pentecostals are often referred to as “Modalists” or “Sabellians” or ” Jesus Only”.
Judaism , Christianity , Islam , and the Baháʼí Faith are called Abrahamic religions because they all accept the tradition of the God (known as Yahweh in Hebrew and Allah in Arabic) that revealed himself to Abraham.
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The history of Buddhism goes back to what is now Bodh Gaya, India almost six centuries before Christianity, making it one of the oldest religions still being practiced. The origins of Christianity go back to Roman Judea in the early first century.
Oneness Pentecostals believe that Jesus is the name of God and therefore baptize in the name of Jesus Christ as performed by the apostles (Acts 2:38), fulfilling the instructions left by Jesus Christ in the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19), they believe that Jesus is the only name given to mankind by which we must be
Unitarians believe in the moral authority but not necessarily the divinity of Jesus . Their theology is thus opposed to the trinitarian theology of other Christian denominations. Both forms maintain that God is one being and one “person” and that Jesus is the (or a) Son of God , but generally not God himself.
According to Witness beliefs, Jehovah is God’s personal name, which appears 7,000 times in the Old Testament. Witnesses reject the Trinity doctrine of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost as an unscriptural idea.
There were no monotheists until the idea of one God was invented, and all monotheists ever since have worshipped their one God only because they got the idea from those who came before them—which may have something to do with why monotheists speak of being converted, or “turned together” toward the worship of a single,
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The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma (Sanskrit: सनातन धर्म: “the Eternal Way “), which refers to the idea that its origins lie beyond human history, as revealed in the Hindu texts.
China tops the list of the world’s least religious nations by far; it’s followed by countries in Europe — about three fourth of all Swedish and Czech also said that they were either atheists or not religious.
Tajikistan , and Turkmenistan have significant restrictions against the practice of religion in general, and other countries like China discourage it on a wide basis. Several countries in Asia establish a state religion, with Islam (usually Sunni Islam) being the most common, followed by Buddhism.
According to sociologists Ariela Keysar and Juhem Navarro-Rivera’s review of numerous global studies on atheism, there are 450 to 500 million positive atheists and agnostics worldwide (7% of the world’s population), with China having the most atheists in the world (200 million convinced atheists).