"I find it astonishing and depressing that many people who lead their lives according to the ideas and rules laid down in these books have not read them" - Alom Shaha, The Young Atheist's Handbook.
You may have guessed it, but faith often has a lot to do with religious belief. Strip even the most 'educated' theological argument down to its core, and what you're often left with is 'we just don't know - therefore God'.
“All the gods of the pagans are demons"
~ Psalms ~
Dear Sons and Daughters of Ishmael:
As a former Muslim you have certainly read the Koran, and quite probably learned to memorize it in childhood.
So I have some questions:
1. According to the Koran it is blasphemy to call God “Father” or “Abba”?
2. Does the prophet Mohammad recognize God as Father?
3. What about the Holy Spirit? Is the Holy Spirit present in the Koran?…
Here's a quick story. I live in a town where there is literally four churches at an intersection. No mosques, no temples, no synagogues or anything other then christian. Nope..four protestant churches.
Anyway, I went to the local mall yesterday because I plan on reading several religious texts. I'm working on the bible again, I want to read the koran, and maybe something on Buddhism.
I'm rambling again..Anyway, I went to the book store in the mall to find a good copy of the…Continue
by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca, 2010-07-29