Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Islam and Christianity: Are They Equally Valid?

Many Westerners approach Islam like Obama: Islam is a religion and no religion condones evil. There's a serious flaw in that logic. Christianity does not define religion. Perhaps not all religions are morally good? And perhaps Islam isn't just a religion? 

Sam Solomon and Michael Horton discuss the  theological confrontation between Christianity and Islam. Part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, part 8

We have looked at Islam  in the past, compared it to the objective definition of religion and came up with this chart.

Religion versus Cult by Cassandra Troy

In "Losing the War Against Islam" we have looked at other differences, chief of which is the integration of the political and the personal, religious aspects of Islam. The West is free, because of the separation of these powers.

Islam Watch has an interesting piece on the view of Islam on sex and the afterlife. The concept of Heaven for example is totally alien to Islam. It does know a paradise, but that concept puts any earthly brothel to shame. Read and learn!
To get his followers fight in suicidal raids and wars, Muhammad created an image of Islamic paradise, where Muslims will find unlimited access to every earthly desires, greed, pleasures and wealth that man may wish to have or experience in this life. Sexuality, perverse sexuality---including group-sex with numerous eternal virgins and sodomy with pearl-like boys---for men (not for women) are among the staples in Allah's paradise. Muhammad knew what would work best to inspire young men fight deadly wars and used that tool to his advantage... (Source)