Taqiyya: Deception Is OK If It Advances Islam

Taqiyya: Deception Is OK If It Advances Islam

We’ve seen that the Qur’an endorses jihad, or “struggle,” and that can be physical as well as psychosocial. Islam also endorses hijra, or migration to a new geographical area in which Islam does not dominate, for the purpose of dominating the...
How Wahhabi Islam Differs From American Christianity

How Wahhabi Islam Differs From American Christianity

Oh, the difference fundamentals make! The fundamentals of the powerful and prominent Wahhabi form of Islam are very, very different from the fundamentals of conservative American Christianity. It helps to define those differences in order to understand the clash of...
Islamic Sects: Which One’s Big in the U.S.?

Islamic Sects: Which One’s Big in the U.S.?

There are numerous denominations within Christianity with slightly different “takes” on faith matters. But as long as certain non-negotiable ideas are included in each denomination’s program, they get along fine with all other Christian denominations. In Islam, it’s...
How Did We Get Each Other So Garbled?

How Did We Get Each Other So Garbled?

Another in a Lenten series, Crescent vs. Cross Muslims think Christians worship three gods, and those are “god the father, god the son, and Mary.” Christians think Muhammad is god, and that if Muslims worship him, they are worshipping someone who killed a...
Why Muslims Don’t Believe Jesus is God

Why Muslims Don’t Believe Jesus is God

Jews think Christians are wrong. Christians think Jews are wrong. Muslims think Jews are wrong. Jews think Muslims are wrong. Christians think Muslims are wrong. Muslims think Christians have been gravely misled, and their holy book, the Bible, has been...