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What religions do you enjoy reading about?

Post by Tori_Teacup » 12 Jan 2017, 03:26

Does anyone else enjoy reading books about different religions/beliefs? What is your favorite religion to study and why? I love reading about old witchcraft because the wonder of it fascinates me and I want to understand the beliefs and misunderstandings that caused the witch trials and all of the anger and fear of the people.

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Post by greywalker » 12 Jan 2017, 06:36

Well, as it happens, I'm Christian, so that tends to be the religion that I read about. I've studied various religions over the years, but these days, I focus on the spiritual tradition that has given me a home.

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Post by Fran » 12 Jan 2017, 08:00

I'm not big into reading about religions per se but I find Judaism endlessly fascinating ... the history, the traditions and most of all the emphasis on intellectual questioning.
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Post by Insightsintobooks » 14 Jan 2017, 21:37

I love reading books about different religions and beliefs. I love reading about all of them. I don't think I have a favorite.

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Post by CatInTheHat » 16 Jan 2017, 19:02

I enjoy reading books that are not biased towards a specific religion. I particularly love analyzing the comparisons of what is similar among different religions and what is different. For example, most religions have a creation story.
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Post by ColeeB » 16 Jan 2017, 22:07

I enjoy reading books about spirituality and metaphysics. I happen to have a collection of about two dozen books on Buddhism alone, but I find almost all of them interesting enough.

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Post by DiverseSpirit » 20 Jan 2017, 11:38

I had a relative who attempted to search for a Catholic book for me to read. I was in the middle of becoming Catholic and it seemed logical to read such a book. While my relative was searching for Catholic books for me to read, he strictly noted that a Catholic book must be written by a Catholic. He would simply review the books by turning to the "About the Author" page and determining if it was an appropriate book.

I am honestly not sure the reason he reviews the books this way. I read whatever Catholic books he gave me and I never questioned him since.

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Post by Spontaneo » 08 Sep 2017, 11:56

I am a confirmed Catholic but cannot find any decent books on Catholicism. The weird part is that I have a collection of Joyce Meyer books, who is born-again! :roll:
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Post by ebethina » 09 Sep 2017, 22:16

No I honestly don't believe in witch craft

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