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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was a family man
Jesus' bloodline lives to this day
Jesus fathered a number of children with Mary Magdalene, and this group - 'the Desposyni' - live amongst us today.
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Is coronavirus aggravating Islamophobia in India?
Yes, coronavirus is aggravating Islamophobia
A Muslim sect is being blamed for the virus
The Tablighi Jamaat Islamic missionary group is being scapegoated for the pandemic.
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Is coronavirus aggravating Islamophobia in India?
Yes, coronavirus is aggravating Islamophobia
Government policies set the scene for it to grow
The Modi government has introduced a number of Islamophobic policies, which have normalised behaviours we are now witnessing.
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Is coronavirus aggravating Islamophobia in India?
No, coronavirus is easing religious tensions
The nation stands as one
Shows of solidarity are growing as the country comes together to beat the virus.
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How will coronavirus affect religion?
It will strengthen religious beliefs
Faith is all people can believe in
The world is falling apart, and having faith might be the only thing to get people through.
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Is the BJP dangerous?
No, the Bharativa Janata Party (BJP) is not dangerous
The BJP simply exposes existing tensions
The BJP is not dangerous – it is simply revealing the bubbling communal, caste and regional tensions that have always existed.
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How will coronavirus affect religion?
It will weaken religious beliefs
Millions of deaths will destroy faith in God
The impact of the virus will devastate religious belief.
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How will coronavirus affect religion?
It will weaken religious beliefs
Religion will be blamed for its slow response to the virus
Despite government health warnings, many religions encouraged dangerous activity amongst followers.
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How will coronavirus affect religion?
It will weaken religious beliefs
Religious leaders are pushing bogus remedies
False cures promoted by religious leaders will lead to a lack of trust in religion.
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How will coronavirus affect religion?
It will create a vacuum for power struggles within religious orders
A papal struggle within the Catholic Church
Rumours that Pope Benedict is conspiring against Pope Francis are everywhere.
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Is coronavirus aggravating Islamophobia in India?
Yes, coronavirus is aggravating Islamophobia
The virus has exacerbated tensions following the Delhi riots
Existing religious have now been given an excuse to grow.
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Is the BJP dangerous?
Yes, the Bharativa Janata Party (BJP) is dangerous
The BJP is Islamophobic
The BJP encourages and enables anti-Muslim sentiment and passes anti-Muslim policies.
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Is the BJP dangerous?
Yes, the Bharativa Janata Party (BJP) is dangerous
The BJP has dangerous policies based around Hindutva
Many of the BJP's policies are actively dangerous to some Indian citizens.
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Is abortion ethical?
Abortion is unethical
Abortion is unethical because abortion is against religion
God created life, and in many religious traditions, all life is sacred. Ending a life disrespects the creations of God and the sanctity of life.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was an alien
Jesus admitted to being an alien
Jesus told his followers about his extra-terrestrial background. John 8: 23 states “And He was saying to them, ‘You are from below, I am from above; you are of this world, I am not of this world.’” Jesus himself said he was an alien.
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Who is Prince Philip?
Prince Philip is a deity
Cargo cults view the Prince as a God
Because of a prophecy and US troops' impact on Pacific Island nations, many of these cultures believe the Prince is an ancient deity. Vanuatu's Kastom people worship Prince Philip as the second coming of their God.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was a family man
Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene
Early copies of the Bible refer to Mary as Christ's "partner". This is evidence that his union with his controversial follower was widely known and accepted.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was a family man
Jesus elevated his brothers to positions of power
Jesus was the oldest, but not only, child of Mary and Jospeh. As well as unnamed sisters, the prophet had a number of brothers - James, Joseph, Judas and Simon - who rose to prominence in the early church.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was a family man
Jesus' descendants live in the South of France
Some argue that Jesus' family secretly emigrated to France, where they eventually formed the Merovingian dynasty of Kings. Their secrets are protected by the mysterious Priory of Sion.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was a family man
The Holy Grail is Mary Magdalene's womb
The mysterious piece of treasure rumoured to have miraculous healing properties is a euphemism for Mary's womb.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was an alter-ego
Jesus was an Ancient Greek philosopher
Some claim that shocking similarities between the lives of Jesus and Apollonious, including being born in miraculous conditions, indicate they were the same person.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was an alien
The star at Jesus' birth was a UFO
Proponents claim that the star leading the the wise men to Jesus' manger was actually a UFO.
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What are the fringe theories around Jesus Christ?
Jesus Christ was an alien
Jesus' ascension to heaven marked his return to his planet
On Easter Sunday, Jesus is said to have resurrected, and 40 days later he rose to Heaven. But some say that his ascension was the Messiah making his return back home to an alien civilisation.
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Is coronavirus aggravating Islamophobia in India?
Coronavirus has had no impact on Islamophobia
There are bigger concerns about its spread
Islamophobia is not a major talking point in the Indian fight against coronavirus.
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This page was last edited on Thursday, 9 Apr 2020 at 14:46 UTC