The Belief-O-Matic

The Belief-o-matic. It sounded like a new-fangled kitchen appliance I would have seen advertised on late night TV — back in 1985. I could see the greasy haired salesman on my screen telling me how simple it was to use: “Insert beliefs and in no time at all, you’ll have the perfect religion!”

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  1. ouidanielle says:

    I did the test several years back and got very similar answers to yours, including the 100% Liberal Quaker score. The CND friends and associates had an Advent retreat a couple of weeks ago and many of us were commiserating about the state of the world, “the church” and how it has affected our faith. My solution has been to divide my spiritual time with folks who welcome the fretting and questioning while trying to follow the spirit of all the holy people who set examples for us. Tough to be idealistic in an imperfect world.

  2. Jane Kirsch says:

    I told you you were a UU! They have a course called Building Your Faith that you might enjoy – the questions are not nearly so complicated 🙂

  3. Glenda Beall says:

    I tried to take the quiz but got no answer. the site said they could not give me an answer at this time and to check back. Is that the normal way it responds?

    1. I’ve never heard that Glenda. Sorry it didn’t give you a response! We’re in for another rainy day, so perhaps you’ll have time to try again tomorrow?

  4. Wendy says:

    Just today we were talking about the Catholic Church at RCIA (Rite of Chrisitan Initiation) for adults coming into the faith. One fellow who was Protestant, brought up the fact that many Catholics do not seem to understand the fullness of the teachings and only look at and practice the rules and traditions, without full understanding. It is a quest for each of us….I often think how simple Christ’s message is: “To love the Lord your God with your whole heart, and your neighbor as yourself”. The teachings of the Catholic church should support this at all times. Keep on your quest Becky! Love, W

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