Is it going to change anything? Are we all going to see the light? Isn't there more to life than arguing about religion? I think it makes the person look judgemental and argumentative rather than open minded.
Asked by Anonymous at 1:00 PM on Nov. 30, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs
I don't understand out right challenging or condemning someone's beliefs. That just causes a person to shut down and tune you out. But I am all about open discussion and sharing. There is a big difference between debate and challenging: between condemning and sharing with an open, loving heart and letting another do with the information what they will.
Answer by asmcbride at 1:11 PM on Nov. 30, 2010
Christians are taught of the "Great Commission" in Matthew, to go out and spread the news of Jesus. Many Christians go out and attack others belief, and thats where its the wrong thing to do. We are not told to be judgemental, thats contradicting Jesus totally. I would prefer people to see Jesus through me and my actions than to fight with someone and tell them they are wrong, that will only push them farther away. I will not judge you or attack you because of your belief's and I would prefer not to be attacked because of mine, but if thats the way it is than so be it.
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Answer by LindaClement at 1:05 PM on Nov. 30, 2010
It all depends on how it is presented this goes for people who try to "challenge" religions and those who try to "witness" on behalf of their religion, how you word your statements can make all the difference in whether or not you come off as judgmental. And, though it may be rare, there are people who have had information given to them in debate forums and other types of religious discussion forums that have made them rethink their religious and spiritual beliefs and have been helped to find a path (or lack of) that fit their own personal beliefs, instead of trying to conform to the religion they had been brought up in.
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