A Multi-Religious Q/A

This is a post by a religious blogger who approached me about answering a few questions from my own atheist perspective. They were:

What is the meaning of life? Is there an afterlife? If so, how do you get there?

The last question I answered with a Carl Sagan quote. I’m going to disable comments here but I hope you’ll consider stopping by their blog and commenting on the post or adding your own perspective on those questions.

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I am branching out the scope of my theological material. As a devout Christian, it can be limited but I will remain objective for this post when it comes to who is right or wrong. I want my viewers to get a glimpse of the basicsimilarities and critical differences of people that are affiliated with a wide range of religions or simply do not affiliate. This is simply a snapshot that encompasses the views of 6 billion people. For each religion, I surveyed a person affiliated with that religion. I asked three questions in this order: What is the meaning of life? Is there an afterlife? If so, how do you get there? Here we go ladies and gentlemen:

  • Christian
  • As Christians we are meant to serve and glorify God. We are to love God and other people
  • Yes, there is an afterlife of heaven or hell
  • To get…

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