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Compassion and God

If God is seen as wholly compassionate, we in turn should have compassion for each other and for the world that God has entrusted to us. Compassion should be central for us as human beings because God is already compassionate towards us.

This very important belief is shared alike by Jews, Christians, Muslims and people of many different religious faiths. It gives religious people a particularly strong reason for caring for each other and for the world entrusted to them. All is God-given and not simply fortuitous and should be approached with gratitude, respect and humility. It is one of the most significant social differences between those with religious faith and those without...

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