Tagged: Comparative Religion

Do We Have the Original Old Testament?

Do We Have the Original Old Testament?

Encyclopedia Britannica says, “The Old Testament was written in different eras (times), and by the hands of different authors from different cultures”. In his book, “The Story of Civilization”, Will Durant said that these...

Whom Must We Worship

Whom Must We Worship

Whom Must We Worship Prepared by   Dr. Saleh As-Saleh        The submission of man to His Creator is the essence of Islam. The name “Islam” is chosen by God (Allah) and not...

The New Testament

The New Testament

Both read the Bible day and night, But thou read’st black where I read white.                               —William Blake, The Everlasting Gospel   Of course, Blake’s sentiment in the quote above is nothing new.  The...

The Old Testament

The Old Testament

 “[The Bible] has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies.”                               —Mark Twain, Letters from the Earth, Vol....

Religious Mysteries 101 – The Crucifixion, Part 2

Religious Mysteries 101 – The Crucifixion, Part 2

  But, hey, Christians tell us Jesus had to die for our sins. A typical conversation might go something like this:    Monotheist: Oh. So you believe God died? Trinitarian: No, no, perish the...

Religious Mysteries 101 – The Crucifixion, Part 1

Religious Mysteries 101 – The Crucifixion, Part 1

  Of all the Christian mysteries, none rank as highly as the concept of Christ’s crucifixion and atoning sacrifice. In fact, Christians base their salvation on this one tenet of faith. And if it...

Pauline Theology

Pauline Theology

In the midst of the growing 19th and 20th century awareness of the differences between Trinitarian doctrine and the period of origins, a person might be surprised to find one group who claim to...

Divinity of Jesus? An Inquiry

Divinity of Jesus? An Inquiry

  Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in...

Idolatry

Idolatry

Idolatry It is a strange irony that those who reverence stones live in glass ideologies.                                                                              —L. Brown Idolatry—every monotheist abhors the thought, and yet many commit the crime themselves. Few today fully grasp...