Some people interpret the Quran to the point they believe that they must kill infidels, while others take a much more "mature" or peaceful stance. No religion is truly peaceful, no religion that promotes an arbitrary hierarchy that persecutes minorities, demands the stoning of sodomites, that desperately clings to the minds of youthful people who are manipulated by those stuck in primitive centuries of mindsets, ones of which persecuted homosexuals and blacks for being inferior biologically and spiritually. This New Covenant was promised to Israel a long time ago, and with the atoning death of Jesus Christ it has come into fruition. ... to promote peace and love to save mankind from sin to inspire belief in God to … My church advocates tolerance, and all the other good things about Christianity. Just quoting the Old Testament alone in attacking Christianity isn't so much attacking Christian's as it's attacking Jews (Judaism).In the New Testament we continually read various verses saying that the Old Covenant (Old Testament Laws and Practices) is null. To this question give just the Christian point of view. mere absence of war. Christianity is not at all a religion of peace. How does Christianity differ from ancient Roman religion? Religion has a definite role to play in people's search for world peace. Christianity is not at all a religion of peace. In our post 9/11 world this is a question that people are increasingly asking. What it really means is: I am obliged to do this (i.e. "You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me," (Deuteronomy 5:9)"I will set before my eyes no vile thing. Peace is a part of this. But there’s a tremendous difference between the relationship of Christianity to the K.K.K. More intriguing is the use of the word when one big power used it while piling up sophisticated war weapons including the nuclear, saying it is doing so in order to preserve peace in the world! Examples the KKK, although the first clan was not religious the 2nd clan used Christianity to justify murder. Even in the Bible when god gets angry it goes on these temper tantrums where it destroys everything. If the god of a religion isn't peaceful, then how is the religion one of peace?Also, from the wars of the reformation, to the crusades, to the pogroms of Russia, etc. Old Testament: Shows destruction before ChristNew Testament: Shows Revival and peace when Christ comes.Case closed, end of story. What you have to realize is that anyone can take a pure and good ideal and corrupt it to fit their own ends. How should we assess such a statement? Conscience is said be the voice of God speaking in silence, as it were, in the depth of one's heart. If this voice is not listened to, God is not listened to. which meant that unless one declares war and destroys the opposing nation or party there cannot be any peace! West borough baptist church go around campaigning about how they 'Hate Fags' and that they should die (see Louis Theroux) and is this peaceful? Religion is also not logical, no matter what...A magical man that lives in the sky who created the universe in six days? - In this psalm we have David declaring how he intended to regulate his household, and to govern his kingdom, that he might stop wickedness, and encourage godlinessSo, no. Asking God, then, with sincerity and using what one receives for doing good is the key to avoiding conflicts and tensions which may in the end lead to wars! Everything you said in first one I agree with except why they don't teach evolution, they don't teach it because it goes against there religion. Because, the Old System is no longer valid, there is a new system in place. The reward is going to valhalla or heaven as it's called to live for eternal happiness. I shall end with a sentence from the editorial of the Indian Express (Feb. 11) referring to the recent visit of Pope John Paul II. What is the biggest problem confronting our country today? Peace with God and peace within our souls do not exhaust the potentialities of peace through Christ. Yes. You have to remember that the true definition of being a christian means to be a follower or a disciple of Christ no matter what religious sect or church you currently belong to. It is only when such a peace reigns in the human heart, that there will be no room for coveting or selfish thinking etc. Note how these words insist on asking God for what one really wants and not covet another man's goods. It needs a tremendous spirit of goodness and love, a spirit of self-sacrifice even towards those who are not so lovable. It must, however, be admitted that though peace has not always been a reality between nations or groups, it cannot be said that it has been utterly lacking. Every religion promotes love and peace, ie the main laws and commandments are about love, respect, tolerance, and moral behaviour. Religion in many parts of the world is contributing to violent conflict, although exaggerated in many cases. A recent question came up on debate.Org asking if Islam was a religion of peace. It means that there may not be an impending clangour of arms or explosion of bombs, but a fear of it is wrecking the nerves of those concerned. God doesn't want your tears, your made up rules, your fabrication of the Bible in your name, he doesn't want your ideas he just wants your undying obedience and trust in Him. To test this, we need to examine the teaching of Islam in the Qur’an and the hadith. i.e. Modern man, too proud in his scientific and technological achievements will only pooh-pooh such an idea viz., that real peace has its origin in God. The bible is a very violent book. He died just as it broke out and Pius XII did everything possible at least to bring relief to the victims. Dirk Lölke heads the task force at the Directorate-General for Culture and Communication at the Federal Foreign Office and answers the most important questions about the peace conference in Berlin. Religions do indeed contain an inherently violent nature and coupled with the devotion and faith it inspires it can mean even the most peaceful religions are capable of producing and supporting violence. Now I know a whole bunch of die hard christians are gonna be like, "How dare you", but it's true. Pope Pius XI tried the same to prevent World War II but nations would not care. Last updated on Wed Jan 20 2010 at 9:58:01pm. Is peace always the best solution? Our religious practice should bring positive change to society and enhance mutual relationships among us in order to live in peace with one another. Christianity is about becoming God's loyal soldier till the bitter end. People have interpreted the Bible, and thought that God commanded them to be violent, or kill people[Crusades, KKK, Burning Heretics etc.] For peace is something for more positive: it is a positive presence of something not of this world, that has its origin in something heavenly; in other words, in God. Some say the 2nd amendment says everyone can own a gun, some say it just allows for states to hold militias. It was responsible for the justification of the slave trade for black Christians. One of my favorite scriptures is this…. Religion and peacebuilding refer to the study of religion's role in the development of peace. Comparably, they aren't out bombing non-believers like other religions out there. For we see clearly that lawlessness and disorder immediately destroy even external peace and bring about disturbance of minds and hearts; in other words tranquillity is lost. I think it's more reflective on Bendo's lack of intellectual prowess, but oh well. Religion, after all, is a powerful constituent of cultural norms and values, and because it addresses the most profound existential issues of human life (e.g., freedom and inevitability, fear and faith, security and insecurity, right and wrong, sacred and profane), religion is deeply implicated in individual and social conceptions of peace. The 'peace' however, which was announced has to be properly understood. If one prays wrongly i.e., not with sincerity, one's prayer cannot be answered; or if one uses the goods obtained in the wrong way, i.e. Every religion has the extremists to brainwash those that don't have a mind of their own. The Christian God does not believe in human sacrifice, and does not accept it as an offering. If by “religion of peace” you mean the absence of trouble and problems for the Christian in this world, then the answer is No! Bless those that curse you and pray for those that persecute you. Don't believe me? The Bible is an account of the time before and after God's coming as Jesus Christ. Does religion make you a better person, or does it in fact do the opposite, and instead foster hate, fear, and violence? I think the most extreme thing they do to you for something they don't agree with is pray for you or put literature on your doorstep. Hey, it was Jesus who said it! For example, in Christian private schools evolution is not taught. Also, the Christians themselves caused the dark ages. What responsibility do religions have in the global peace process, and what support do they need? All faiths should work together to advance this global justice agenda. In the world today the word 'peace' seems to be used by the great leaders of the world in every other sense except in the one which it conveys primarily. You might as well have cited Buddha, which would be just as irrelevant. Those views, however, do not emerge in a vacuum. Coming to our own days more than any other Pope, Pope John Paul II is travelling the length and the breadth of the globe trying to bring a better understanding between nations etc. Even unto death. All this makes the observance so difficult. He DIRECTLY STATED it as FACT! However, TROP does enjoy refuting nonsense, such as the claim that Muhammad and Jesus preached a However, since it's just a book, there is no way of telling whether the interpretation of a peaceful Christian is any more true than the interpretation of a terrorist. Still to this day we see Christianity as something that blinds everybody from seeing truth. It is because this spiritual power is not used properly that Christians are not always able to live up to the serious obligations of Christian commitment. Bringing up people abusing what Christ taught is another dishonest point brought up because what Christ teaches is truth not what man conjures up. The word 'so called' answers the question. Nathan C. Funk and Christina J. Woolner categorize these approaches into three models. This is exactly what heavenly beings announced on the day Christ was born: 6lory to God and Peace on Earth to men of good will. Usually disregarded, however, are opportunities to employ the assets of religious leaders and religious institutions to promote peace. This proposes to attain world peace through devotion to a given religion. When you walk into a church, do you see a Pastor/Priest/Reverend preaching about war, gays, and other religions? And good will towards one another is not possible without acknowledging God as mankind's common father, and without living according to one's conscience and its dictates. It's David. Actually, I don't see how anyone like Hitler can justify God telling them to do something as atrocious as the killings of the Jews. According to a hadith report (recorded in the Sahih al-Bukhari), the Prophet remarked that peace is part of Islam. Or in Sodom and Gomorrah, when God basically destroyed everybody their because he disagreed with their sexual preferences. There are MANY MANY more (believe it or not Hitler was a form of Christian) some Christian extremist groups are WAY worse than ISIS, al Qaeda, etc. This happens everywhere, even with the U.S. Constitution. In the bible, there are multiple accounts of people dying, but they are not sacrifices to their God. He did it by providing powerful help through what are called 'Sacraments'. However, once again..Man can warp and twist anything to justify what he does. They are shaped by our human experience, our family background, and our religious convictions. Note also the manner of asking God i.e., the manner of praying. It sounds strange and is likely to be looked upon as a play with words. Look at the Bible like a well written college paper essay, and the deeper meanings of life come out and present itself to the reader, all intended by the authors. No, it is Christians who are a failure, if it all. Christians believe that justice comes from God and they should work for justice in whatever situation they find themselves. Pope … Islam – A father and son pray together at the mosque Peaceful submission to the will of Allah is at the heart of Islam. The root of the word ‘Islam’ is silm, which means ‘peace’. You can say all that you would like about the Crusades, but one instance does not define a group of people. Christianity also pretends to be tolerant when their people are also okay with seeing other faiths fall at the hands of God and put in eternal fire. The world, it would seem, has not progressed very much from the times and situations in which the Romans lived! Hence it is that peace between individuals, families, as well as nations is not realised. Before going to the 'role', I feel it is necessary to get the exact meaning and import of the word 'peace', as well as what is meant by 'world peace'. It has a constituency of more than two billion believers. The moral principles and values contained in the teachings of great religious teachers are essential factors for the reduction and ultimate eradication of greed, hatred, and delusion—which form the root cause of various conflicts and wars, both within and without. 5 Christianity in South Africa and the Constitution. The whole history of the Church is one continual effort to form the conscience of people, help them by her preaching and sacraments to establish peace in individual hearts, in families as well as in Nations. How such an attitude can be called 'peace' is not easy to understand. Of course it is. And you could argue that you can control behavior of children but you could teach that without these fictional stories. Out of love for this world, the Father sent the Son to … To begin with, 'peace' has been defined by men having a true perception of realities of life as: the tranquillity of order. If then Christianity teaches all this, one may ask: Why it is that so many conflicts and wars have taken place or are even now taking place among the so called Christians or so called Christian nations? Lets also not forget how Christians justified torture. Lv 6. Sadly, however, this idea has become clogged due to America's obsession with Islamic terrorism currently occurring in the masses in the Middle East, America's biggest money maker. But if you want a relationship with the one true God and the peace and assurance that comes from knowing Him personally, then you will need to look back into the Scriptures of the prophets and to the Gospel of Jesus. God kills Everton on earth apart from two, extremely peaceful(!) Some religious figures have been able to use their positions of authority to work toward peace and to forward the cause of justice. Islam does not promote terrorism anymore than Christianity. Well ordered love for God above all things (for he deserves all love from his creatures) and love towards all men for God's sake is finally what makes for peace in the world. There is another kind of war which is now and then called the war of nerves! The Psalm's are almost all exclusively written by David in order to praise God, however once again; We have an Atheist, (Bendo333) who doesn't know his facts and seems to lack enough intelligence to do his research. 0 0. And so, Islam means a religion of peace. I don't even get the argument against for this... Oh deR. We thus see tranquillity of order i.e., order bringing about a certain tranquillity of mind and heart is really the peace we all want. On this blog, we are going to investigate the two biggest religions in the world, Islam and Christianity . Does Islam Promote Peace? We might ask whether Islam advocates peace. We need not go far to realise the wisdom contained in this definition. For years, Christianity has disguised itself as a religion of love and tolerance when it only destroys the nobility of man kind. ... Christianity Grunge Flag. That religion can be so markedly different in the hands of the power-hungry, as opposed to the altruistic and virtuous, really says more about human psychology than it does about religion. In the end, the intention behind religion is to promote peace and prosperity. What you will get are those who have a picture of what peace to them would be and every time its a perverted view. It is another way of saying 'having no peace within one's own self, in one's heart'. Even if such a war of nerves were absent, it would still not be 'peace'. Haha, I don't think so.Not only is Christianity illogical it is a commonly used ploy to cover up intolerance in especially American politics. As far as the role which Christianity has played for the world peace, it would be too long to go through the whole history. Pope John Paul II, for example, played a prominent role in Lebanon, Poland, and Haiti. Meaning that it no longer applies to anyone anymore due to it's replacement by a New Covenant. As far as the role which Christianity has played for the world peace, it would be too long to go through the whole history. @tschuck Matthew 5:18-19 Luke 16:17 Matthew 5:17 2 Timothy 3:16 2 Peter 20-21 Mark 7:10 Matthew 15:4-7 Matthew 5:27 1 Peter 2:18 John 10:35 It seems to me that the old testament IS relevant today. How did Christ love mankind? This is what Christian teaching calls, Love of God and love of neighbour. It the quotes it has from the bible are actually in there(I checked). Like so many who call themselves Christians, Muslims have religion, but they do not have a personal relationship with God. Christianity is not a religion of peace, and it continues to strip man's ability to think for himself. And if you need a book to teach you morals and ethics then you are not a self esteemed human being. In fact some of the most intolerant people in the political and social world are Christians. Any other idea you had are just lies made up by SJWs. Part of Jesus' mission was to show them how to live their lives in order to live with him in heaven after death. At the time of my comment I have not see one reference to the New Testament. I want to now challenge Christianity. ... Islam is a religion of peace, like Christianity. Evolution is just a theory on how humans were created, but Christianity wanted to destroy this theory. Christianity is a monotheistic religion. It is not the purpose of this site to promote any particular religion, including Christianity. Some of the people practicing the religion may not be peaceful, but irregardless, the majority of Christians - and theists - are "peaceful", and that is what the religion should be. We don't think gays burn in hell, or that atheists burn in hell. Its features, though simple, also point to a wide selection of non-Christian themes. Why is that peace is blindly followed, as if life is simple? Or do you just find a verse in the Bible, say it's wrong and not have any thought to who wrote it? It is most often used for a mere absence of war. It is primarily peace of mind and heart: a state in which there is orderliness in one's relation to God, in the first place, and to others in the second place. The difference is this: when Klan members burn crosses or promote their racism, they are opposing the plain teachings of the Bible.Jesus calls us to love our neighbors (Matt. It depends what you mean by peace, and for whom. No, at least not in my church. Everything that is on the earth shall die." If God is not listened to, He is dishonored. I am not going to rant and rave here about the choice made, as it has been done and I will not beat the dead horse, so to speak. The reason there is religious terrorism is because different people interpret things differently. And for those defending the religion because terrorist attacks have not occurred with the justification of Christianity, you are wrong. Know that religion has a strong influence on people’s belief or faith and conviction. The fact that through history many people have used the name of Christianity to justify violence is irrelevant, because their actions contradict directly the teachings of Christ. In this, one can easily see, there is nothing of peace at all. Christianity: Text Belief The New Testament Link to principal beliefs Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. Quite the contrary. Christianity is itself guilty by being the justification for a time that could have made mankind 200 years ahead of what it had been. Men of good will can mean also people in whom God finds his pleasure. This is peace of soul, peace of mind, peace of heart which surpasses all mere human endeavours and understanding. Interesting in that you ask a question about Christianity, then you cite Scripture that is in relation to the "religion" of ancient Israel, which was not Christianity. J. Denny Weaver, Professor Emeritus of Religion at Bluffton University, suggests that there are numerous evolving views on violence and nonviolence throughout the history of Christian theology. Christians do not provoke violence at the drop of a hat on most accounts, where other people do. 1 decade ago. Well, allow me to destroy what Bendo333 just said about Psalm 101:3:101:1-8 David's vow and profession of godliness. However, it is common for Atheist's (Like yourself) to be uninformed about the Bible given that they just focus on the parts that they perceive as bad and nothing else. Several attacks in the name of Christ and terrorists who were aligned with Christianity have committed horrible acts in the past, look it up. This is called (in the Bible) the second Commandment, the first being, as said above, loving God above all. Peace in Islam Peace is contained in the meaning of the very word ‘Islam’ itself. Here are a few lines from the Bible: What is meant by 'passions being at war in one's members'? It is often stated today, in defending the reputation of Islam against the worst excesses of those who advocate terror, that Islam is a ‘religion of peace’. Yes and No. And the Crusades is not necessarily a good time for anyone in the Middle Ages. Go to evilbible.Com. Does religion promote violence? Christianity can promote peace quite simply. But Christ did nor merely give the commandment, he showed it by the example of his life, by forgiving even his murderers. And many texts are very questionable under modern standards as mentioned by many people. Why? What ancient Israelites did is irrelevant.. In reply to Bendo333 no, Christian's don't believe that our problems will be solved by stoning someone to death. The world seems to know only one kind of peace, i.e. Christian precepts are not easy to observe and among them true love of others is perhaps the most difficult. They are somewhat surprised and embarrassed to find that the Quran and the bloody history of Islam's genesis say otherwise. The ancient Romans had a sort of proverb which said: "If you want peace prepare for war!" Question: "Should a Christian promote world peace?" And since Christianity is based entirely off the Bible, then the Bible would have to be perfectly peaceful, and impossible to interpret otherwise. There was a lot of violence back then, and it is not fair to judge the Christians based on customs that seemed appropriate at the times. I don't think anyone in the Crusades or Nazi Germany was following some central commandments of the New Testament like: "Love your neighbor" "If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn them the other also." If we speak of maintaining peace earth, by preventing wars, it is history for instance that Pope Pius X did everything possible to prevent World War I, but failed and actually died of a broken heart. It promotes a culture of people murdering each other for their crimes, which clearly isn't peaceful. Nor do we attack other religions. Also, to those saying "No" because of actions of Christians during the Crusades, Dark Ages, Nazi Germany, etc. That is why Christ called his commandment to love one another as he himself loved mankind, a new one! Vhhggfghhg hhhh hbh I. J h jbu j h h h. H h. H h. H h h g h h. U. U h. H h. H hv hh hh h. H u u u j j hh h. U u h j u uu u. H u h u j. The bible says to solve most of your problems by stoning someone to death, or putting them to death. This is well documented and broadly accepted. (This is set out in the Uniting for Peace '4D Charter for World Peace: Disarmament, Demilitarisation, Development and Democracy'). While some may argue that there are examples of violence in the Old Testament, this is rather a historical account, and there are examples in which Christ actually directly contradicted accounts from the Old Testament other than the violence issue (e.G., marriage and divorce laws), or went out of his way to undermine the traditional law (e.G., when he told John to pass as Mary's son). Redemption - To love another even unto death is no easy matter. Oh, and satanists, by the way, they also have their rules, which happen to be similar to a standard set of ethical rules. The deeds of faithless men I hate; they will not cling to me." There is no way the words of Christ can be interpreted to advocate for violence or war in any way. piling up of arms) in order to destroy any other power threatening to destroy mine! 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