Asked in Jehovah's Witnesses
Do the Jehovah Witnesses considered women ritually unclean during their montly period?
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
Is a woman considered unclean after giving birth?
In some religious traditions perhaps. This would be understood as "ritually unclean" and not in any way related to sin. For example, if a man touches blood, even his own, he may be "ritually unclean" until he performs some ritual or until enough time passes. Completely outside of religious contexts, I don't think there is any sense in which uncleanness automatically follows childbirth. It is also entirely unclear how this concept of uncleanness can have any meaning today, even in the context...
Asked in Judaism
How is a Jew declared unclean?
The word "declared" is out of place in most cases. It applies in Leviticus ch.13, when a kohen examines a leper and declares whether or not he/she is ritually impure. (The word "unclean" is a mistranslation.)In other forms of ritual impurity (such as in Leviticus ch.11 and 15, and Numbers ch.19), the person is ritually impure without need for any declaration. ...
Asked in Jehovah's Witnesses
Can Jehovah's witnesses use vibrators?
Based on bible principles like Colossians 3:5 they strongly advise against self-pleasuring yourself in a sexual way as it can lead to unclean thoughts which can then lead to immorality. As far as between a husband and wife, this would be considered a conscience matter but keeping the marriage bed free from defilement would be a principle considered. ...
What animals in the food law are concidered unclean?
If you are referring to the "food law" that is described in the bible for Christianity, then any animal that has a "hoof" is considered to be unclean. For example: pigs, cows, or deer. Hope this helped :) ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Ramadan
Why should a woman not fast during Ramadan if she's on her period?
A woman shouldn't fast around Ramadan because blood is considered to be unclean; and if anyone is unclean they are not allowed to participate in religious things for the amount of time they are unlcean ...
Asked in New Testament, Parables
What is the symbol for hell in the Parable of the Lost Son?
Reaching his low point where he slept and ate with the hogs, the prodigal son came to realize that even his father's servants were living better than he was. Sleeping with hogs, while not pleasant for anybody, is that much worse for people who consider them to be ritually unclean. ...
Asked in Noah's Ark
What were the seven pairs of clean animals on Noah's ark?
There weren't just seven pairs of clean animals on the ark. Instead, there were seven pairs of each of the ritually clean animals, and seven pairs of each kind of bird. In contrast, there was just one pair of each kind of unclean animal. ...
Asked in Pork
Is pork pig meat cleaner than other meats?
Pork or pig meat is a vector for the cyclophyllid cestode family parasite worm Tanenia Solium (Tape worm) that infects humans and the animal causing taeniasis and cycsticerosis in the cycle of pathogenesis. Pig is considered unclean in some religions. The meat is therefore considered by some as unclean. ...