1 day ago · The Druze faith is one of the major religious groups in the Levant, with between 800,000 and a million adherents. They are found primarily in Lebanon, Syria, and Israel, with small communities in Jordan. They make up 5.5% of the population of Lebanon, 3% of Syria and 1.6% of Israel.
1 day ago · A woman is an adult female human. Prior to adulthood, a female human is referred to as a girl (a female child or adolescent ). The plural women is sometimes used in certain phrases such as " women's rights " to denote female humans regardless of age. Typically, women have two X chromosomes and are capable of pregnancy and giving birth from ...
1 day ago · The word Islamophobia is a neologism formed from Islam and -phobia, a Greek suffix used in English to form "nouns with the sense 'fear of – – ', 'aversion to – – '." According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word means "Intense dislike or fear of Islam, esp. as a political force; hostility or prejudice towards Muslims".
1 day ago · Many religions, whether they believe in the soul's existence in another world like Christianity, Islam, and many pagan belief systems, or reincarnation like many forms of Hinduism and Buddhism, believe that one's status in the afterlife is a consequence of one's conduct during life.
1 day ago · Criticism of Christianity has a long history which stretches back to the initial formation of the religion during the Roman Empire. Critics have challenged Christian beliefs and teachings as well as Christian actions, from the Crusades to modern terrorism. The intellectual arguments against Christianity include the suppositions that it is a ...
Sep 16, 2021 · Pope Benedict explains that up until today, all cultures considered the transmission of life resulting from the union of a man and a woman as natural; an idea, he says, that changed after the advent of the pill, which separated fertility from sex, and equated all forms of sexuality. According to the Pope emeritus, the result of this distinction ...