Religious deception

Other Names:
False prophets
Religious lies
Deception in religion

A number of religious traditions have specific warnings to their followers concerning deceivers who will emerge and present attractive, but false, teachings in order to lead them away from the truths to which they hold. In the Christian tradition particular attention is focused on false prophets and the emergence of the Antichrist as the prime deceiver. The Catholic Church holds that it will itself pass through a final trial prior to the Second Coming that will shake the faith of many believers. This will unveil the mystery of iniquity in the form of a religious deception. this will offer people an apparent solution to their problems at the price of apostasy from the truth.

Broader Problems:
Paternalistic lies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
07.01.2020 – 16:23 CET