Christianity & Islam Fallacious Comparison Unveiled

Christianity and Islam are two great Abrahamic religions. While there are many differences, there are also many commonalities, which can form basis for mutual peaceful coexistence. God urges the followers of three Abrahamic faiths (Christianity, Judaism and Islam) to work on common grounds: “Say: “O people of the Book! (Christians & Jews)Let us get together on …

Bible: Violence & Contradictions

VIOLENCE: Bible does not mince words for the violent, ruthless and indiscriminate wars of extermination: "Now therefore Kill every male among the little ones, and Kill every woman (female) that hath known man by lying (having sex) with him.”But keep Alive for yourselves all the Girls and all the women who are Virgins."(Numbers;31:17-18); “Now go …

Nigeria: From the Sharia movement to Boko Haram

In the politics of Nigeria, religion, ethnicity and regionalism are intermingled. Almost all Hausa are Muslim and overwhelmingly located in the North. Almost all Igbos are Christian and are geographically concentrated in the East. The Yoruba, on the other hand, are half Christian and half Muslim and are concentrated mainly in Western Nigeria. Since its …

The Great Book Robbery

When the Arab-Israeli war raged in 1948, librarians from Israel’s National Library followed soldiers as they entered Palestinian homes in towns and villages. Their mission was to collect as many valuable books and manuscripts as possible. They are said to have gathered over 30,000 books from Jerusalem and another 30,000 from Haifa and Jaffa. Officially …

Arabs, not Islam, spread by the sword

Pre-Islamic Arabia, like much of the rest of the pre-modern world, was a place of continual low-intensity warfare. (So was Europe, which is why castles and fortifications litter the continent's landscape, and why Shakespeare's historical plays almost always feature violent conflicts and intrigue.) But when Muhammad came along and when, in response to his preaching, …

Islam Thriving in Austria

“When I stepped to Islam I had the personal impression that it isn’t something like a big change to me but more like a step forward,” Baghajati said. VIENNA – Official figures is showing a dramatic growth in conversions from Christianity to Islam in Austria, contradicting with an increasing discrimination against the religious minority in …