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  1. wil liked CobblersApprentice's post in the thread Faith and Belief.

    Well, ideally, pure acceptance (which is potentially the catalyst of genuine transformation) rather than grasping at "relief" (spiritual...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 12:54 AM
  2. stranger replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    Faith to me is a conduit, a channel, whereas belief would be what I hold to be true regarding spiritual matters. Some beliefs might be...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 12:06 AM
  3. CobblersApprentice liked Arif Ghamiq's post in the thread Faith and Belief.

    The Arabic/Quranic word Iman is translated as both "Faith" and "Belief". The root meaning is "to trust".

    Jun 24, 2019 at 10:12 PM
  4. Cino replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    Obedience, or surrender. Lack of response could be lack of surrender. Or something else. For an emotional lineage, your stuff is...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 10:08 PM
  5. Arif Ghamiq replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    The Arabic/Quranic word Iman is translated as both "Faith" and "Belief". The root meaning is "to trust".

    Jun 24, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  6. CobblersApprentice replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    Well, ideally, pure acceptance (which is potentially the catalyst of genuine transformation) rather than grasping at "relief" (spiritual...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:39 PM
  7. RJM Corbet replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    Ok, but my soul is personal to me, and my relationship to the divine is personal to that, otherwise it doesn't matter anyway, why should...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:37 PM
  8. CobblersApprentice replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    What I found attractive in Pure Land Buddhism was the spectrum of understanding regarding Amida. For some, "him up there" (or out to the...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:29 PM
  9. RJM Corbet replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    But in distress, we do accept because there's no choice, but at the same time we pray for spititual relief?

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:27 PM
  10. RJM Corbet replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    Oh yes. I'm totally 'in sync' here.

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:21 PM
  11. CobblersApprentice replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    It is an expression of faith, of pure acceptance. Here is another "platitude":- Will you tell me of Other Power? Yes, but there is...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:16 PM
  12. RJM Corbet replied to the thread Faith and Belief.

    I don't have a clue the importance of such a platitude? Does thst mean anything at all?

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:11 PM
  13. RJM Corbet liked CobblersApprentice's post in the thread Faith and Belief.

    In effect I have to "translate" your words into a non-theist, non-dual context. Already quoted from the Pure Land tradition.......

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:08 PM
  14. RJM Corbet liked CobblersApprentice's post in the thread Faith and Belief.

    Just a quick word. This gets my gander up! A traditional "esoterism"? My own pure Land Faith is very egalitarian. Faith/trust/shinjin is...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:08 PM
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