Gates of Paradise

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  • The odds are, most of us have backed the wrong horse!

    Could it be that one day the Pope knocks on the gates of paradise and has the following conversation? Here are the latest odds on the afterlife: Christian Heaven (bookies' favourite)......…..……3-1 against Islamic Paradise…..………………….........…...…..…5-1 No afterlife………..………………………..................25-4 Hindu reincarnation……………………….....….........7-1 Buddhist Nirvana…………………….………..............50-3 Taoist reincarnation…………………..…….......…....50-3 Sikh reincarnation……………………..……....….......280-1 Jewish Heaven…………………………..…........….....455-1 Xenu rescues Scientologists in his spaceship...…38,000-1 Even these odds do not include the possibility that more spiritually enlightened extraterrestrial civilisations exist elsewhere in the universe that have discovered the true nature of the afterlife or that more scientifically advanced aliens have proven that intelligent beings are no more than a complex collection of atoms and there is no afterlife at...

  • Adam & Woman, the first humans, are innocent victims of a confidence trick.

    There it is said that God has put an angel with a flaming sword at the gate of Paradise lest the humans return and eat of the Tree of Life, thereby becoming as "Gods". On the examination of the evidence that I have undertaken, however, I have to say that the case for a Resurrection, however wild that idea might be, is very strong. The evidence for evolution is immensely strong, cannot be denied, and ought to be accepted without a qualm by any Creationist.

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  • Candidate Interview With Cody_Franklin

    'Here open the gates of paradise,' said Hakuin. <strong>1) You've been elected as DDO President in the past, do you think that experience will help you if you are elected president again?</strong> I think it will help me, if only in a negative way. <strong>2) What areas do you believe need to be improved the most on DDO?</strong> Human relations.

  • In the name of 'Allah'?

    <strong>Allah guarantees that He will admit the Mujahid in His Cause into Paradise if he is killed,</strong><strong> otherwise He will return him to his home safely with rewards and war booty</strong>." Volume 4, Book 52, Number 46 3:151. <strong>Allah guarantees that He will admit the Mujahid in His Cause into Paradise if he is killed,</strong><strong> otherwise He will return him to his home safely with rewards and war booty</strong>." Volume 4, Book 52, Number 46 : : 3:151. He heard it from his father who, while facing the enemy, <strong>reported that the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) said: Surely, the gates of Paradise are under the shadows of the swords.

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    "Gates of Paradise" is in what literary genre?
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    The written work is categorized as- Young adult literature.

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