Father Geiermann has stated that the object of our union with God is our happiness. He shows how we attain various degrees of happiness by practicing the virtues Christ recommended in the Beatitudes. 364 more words
This one’s quite a theological one despite my having absolutely no qualifications or bearing in this field.
So, as a Catholic, humans are all gifted with free will: free will to choose God or not, free will to differentiate between right and wrong and free will to make choices and reactions to daily life. 362 more words
God says in the Qur’an: ‘There is no compulsion in religion’ (al-Baqarah 2:256). The earliest commentaries on the Qur’an (such as that of Al-Tabari) make it clear that some Muslims of Medina wanted to force their children to convert from Judaism or Christianity to Islam, and this verse was precisely an answer to them… 134 more words