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How Do You Imagine God?
God in America and USA WEEKEND Magazine are partnering to explore Americans' images of God.

How do you imagine God? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator It's not possible to come close to the actual imaginative imagery of Christ. I can't do it.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator in Jesus
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator When my uncle found Jesus while he was in prison
My greatest moment of doubt was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator when God called my grandma home when I was 13
My spiritual life means... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator a lot to me. It needs to be strengthened as much as possible because in the end thats all that factors into whether or not I get into heaven
My spiritual role model is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator my father

My Faith History

As a child I believed ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator in ghosts
I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator A Lutheran
Are your beliefs or practices different from your parents? If so, how and why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator yes i'm much less conservative in old testament beliefs

How I Practice My Faith

Where and when do you practice your faith? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator to my friends at school
How easy or difficult is it to live your faith? Why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator easy because I go to a Lutheran High School

Religion & the Public Square

What should be the role of religion in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator religion should be completely seperated from politics. Politics are a secular aspect to the world.
Should courses about religion be taught in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator a basic religion class that covers a little of everything for philosophy purposes would be efficient
Should the Bible, Torah, Quran or other religious texts be taught as works of literature in public schools? Why or why not? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator as a secular philosophy class? yes
Are religious beliefs compromised by engaging in politics? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator nope
Has 9/11 had any impact on your thoughts about religion? Are you more/less interested in learning about other religions? Do you feel more/less comfortable expressing your religious beliefs? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator not at all 9/11 was a sin of human nature.

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Published October 11, 2010

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