Can you believe in God if you're agnostic?

Can you believe in God if you're agnostic?

Can you believe in God if you're agnostic?

An agnostic theist believes in the existence of a God or Gods, but regards the basis of this proposition as unknown or inherently unknowable. The agnostic theist may also or alternatively be agnostic regarding the properties of the God or gods that they believe in.

What does an agnostic believe?

agnosticism, (from Greek agnōstos, “unknowable”), strictly speaking, the doctrine that humans cannot know of the existence of anything beyond the phenomena of their experience.Muh. 28, 1443 AH

What does the Bible say about agnostics?

  • The Bible declares that the existence of God can be clearly seen in the universe ( Psalm 19 :1-4), sensed in nature (Romans 1:18-22), and confirmed in our own hearts ( Ecclesiastes 3:11). Agnostics are unwilling to make a decision either for or against God’s existence. It is the ultimate “straddling the fence” position.

Do some atheists want to believe in God?

  • In line with the varied specific beliefs of atheists in the world, some atheists may actually wish a god did exist (but can't reconcile this with what they observe, such as the problem of evil), some would very much dislike the god portrayed in the Bible/Qur'an (etc.) and don't believe such a being could exist, some simply do not care, and many will fall somewhere in between.

What's the difference between atheist and agnostic?

  • The main difference between Agnostic and Atheist is that an atheist is a person who doesn’t believe in god whereas an agnostic is a person who is not sure whether the god exists or not. An agnostic is neither a disbeliever nor a believer of god whereas an atheist is a disbeliever.

Do some agnostics pray?

  • It seems that some of them do. Pew Research Forum has conducted a few studies over the last several years that have produced some interesting statistics. One study says that 6% of atheists and agnostics pray daily (1), whereas another puts it at 11% of atheists and agnostics who pray weekly and monthly (2).

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