Uncategorized Isaac Asimov and Religious Deism beliefs

Isaac Asimov and Religious Deism beliefs

The noted author and scholar, Issac Asimov, once said: “Do not let your ideology stop you from doing what is right”. Asimov, an atheist/humanist, also said: “If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not …

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Uncategorized Religious Deism vs classical deism

Religious Deism vs classical deism

What are the differences between Religious Diesm and modern deism? This issue is addressed in the website in the section entitled “Religious Deism, definitely religious but different from modern secular deism” as well as in our comparative section in the drop down menu at the top of the front page of the website. In brief, …

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Uncategorized How and Why Religious Deists are Jesus agnostics

How and Why Religious Deists are Jesus agnostics

Along the lines of the last blog article, Religious Deists are also “agnostics” of sorts when it comes to the divinity of Jesus. RDs believe that most of what is attributed to Jesus in word and action is noteworthy and in many cases unique to his time. Unlike spiritual God, whose existence we should not …

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Uncategorized Religious Deism welcomes agnostics because we are “agnostics”

Religious Deism welcomes agnostics because we are “agnostics”

While Religious Deism (RD) in some respects is directed at Christians who have “lost their faith” in Christian theology, we believe that it also can and should resonate with agnostics. Webster’s Dictionary defines agnostic as: “a person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (such as God) is unknown…..”. Christians believe in God based …

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Uncategorized Feedback and Suggestions on Religious Deism Website and Blog

Feedback and Suggestions on Religious Deism Website and Blog

Religious Deism tries to arrive at the truth about God by means of reason, analysis, and the elimination of contradictions in our words and actions. We need your feedback on the website and on posts and welcome constructive criticism from those who find faults or weaknesses in Religious Deist reason-based theology or our search for …

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Uncategorized How Religious Deists “Worship” God, Part 3

How Religious Deists “Worship” God, Part 3

The blog article prior to this discussed as our second manner in which RDs worship God.  Below is the final, probably most important action-based way in which RDs honor and “worship” God. Third, with Religious Deism being more about our actions than beliefs, RD “worship” reflects this focus.  Charity is stressed by most revealed religious …

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Uncategorized How Religious Deists “Worship” God, Part 2

How Religious Deists “Worship” God, Part 2

The blog article prior to this discussed the two prayers that Religious Deists pray as our first manner in which RDs worship God.  Below are two other action-based ways that describe in essence how RDs honor and “worship” God. Second, Religious Deism teaches that attending religious services and being part of a religious community is …

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Uncategorized How Religious Deists “Worship” God, Part 1

How Religious Deists “Worship” God, Part 1

Religious Deists (RDs) worship God in three essential ways. In this first part, we will analyze the two prayers that RDs pray as the first way they worship God. RDs pray a version of the Our Father prayer which in fact is as much a deist as a Christian prayer: “Our Father, who art in …

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Uncategorized Religious Deism is a theology not a religion

Religious Deism is a theology not a religion

There has been a debate about whether deism is a religion. While some might consider traditional deism to be a religion, Religious Deists do not. And in fact, Religious Deism is a theology but not a religion. In the next blog article, we will clarify why that is.

Uncategorized Driving, work, family and moral relativism

Driving, work, family and moral relativism

Anyone with a moral compass tries to do the right thing when interacting with others. However, there are certain times during our daily regimen when avoiding moral relativism can be especially difficult. First, when we are at work, often we find ways to justify that treating people one way outside of work and another way …

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