Category Archives: Islam

World Religions: Islam

Islam has many adherents.  It is the second largest of the five major religions.  There are about 1.6 billion Muslims in the world and about 2.2 billion adherents to Christianity (Largest Religion in the World, worldatlas.com).  There are nearly 3.5 … Continue reading

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In The News: Ben Carson

Presidential candidate Ben Carson has raised much controversy by telling Chuck Todd of NBC’s Meet The Press: “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.  I absolutely would not agree with that.”  Immediately, some … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: An Impersonal Force?

Is the Holy Spirit of the Godhead, or not? Is the Holy Spirit a personality, or an impersonal force? How should we think about the Holy Spirit? Some teach that the Holy Spirit is not deity, but a thing, a … Continue reading

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Christians Do The Same

There is frequently a cry of moral equivalency between Islam and Christianity. “Muslims have been violent, but so have Christians. Muslims are waging jihad, but what about the crusades, the Spanish Inquisition, and the Conquistadors? The Quran teaches warfare, but so … Continue reading

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What Do I Say? (2)

The Muslims try to use certain Bible verses to say that the Bible foretells of Muhammad. For example: Deuteronomy 18:15, 18 – “The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your midst, from your … Continue reading

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Catholicism: Traditions

Catholics reject “Sola Scriptura.”  That is, they reject the idea that authority should be derived from the Scriptures alone.  Kevin McQuaid has expressed their belief writing, “After having read the Bible cover to cover and listened to the whole of … Continue reading

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In The News: What Will Future Homes Look Like?

Some months ago, (this article was first written in February 2006) there was a big push for America to recognize homosexual marriage.  The mayor of San Francisco was licensing and performing such marriages, defying the state.  The Commonwealth of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Aren’t You Special?

Have you ever noticed how some political, and even religious leaders have two sets of rules? One set of rules they have for the masses and another set for themselves. Politics James Madison wrote in the Federalist Papers that Congress … Continue reading

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