The Most Misinterpreted Verses of Quran

  I often wonder if Islamophobes and Islamic extremists realize that they are just different sides of the same coin. [Written by Theresa Corbin] They both promote fear and hatred of large groups of diverse peoples. Both groups wish to sweep as many people up in their seriously dangerous causes. They both want war, and …

Trinity in Quran wrongly explained?

One common claim that is made against the Quran by the Christians is that the Quran doesn't understand the Trinity, that the Quran's understanding of the Trinity is wrong, and ignorant. Jesus Christ did not teach Trinity, Jesus Christ repeatedly preached to worship only God: “And Jesus answered and said unto him, It is written, Thou …

US military school taught soldiers to wage a “total war” against Islam

A slide from Lt. Col. Dooley's presentation mocks the idea of moderate Muslims. (Image from http://www.wired.com) Watch FBIs Anti Islam Training Video: http://bcove.me/2074ub08 When the Defense Department wasn’t blowing billions on failed machinery and weapons of war, the Pentagon was paying a US Army lieutenant colonel to indoctrinate servicemen with the notion that the entire Islam …

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 …

FBI training ‘critical of Islam’

An FBI review of agent training material critical of Islam uncovered 876 offensive or inaccurate pages that had been used in 392 presentations, including a PowerPoint slide that said the bureau can sometimes bend or suspend the law. The bureau has not released the material, but Democratic senator Dick Durbin of Illinois described a few …