Monday, January 18, 2010

Investigating Islam

This is the first (hopefully not last) of a series of posts I want to do on investigating Islam, especially Islam in Europe.

I tried to remember the 5 pillars and only could remember 3. So, I admit my ignorance.

I plan to read the Quran and have actual participants of the religion tell me what they believe and practice.

Why am I doing this?

A fact finding mission. I want simply to know what Islam looks like in Europe.

Friday, January 01, 2010

Comparison of religions

When comparing world religions I will agree, they all are similar (otherwise they would not be called religions), but all religions are not the same.

If we take out "truth" from them all, we do get some comparisons. This tells me man was made for worship.

However, if we consider "truth" when comparing religions, the amount of truth in each one lies on a continuum from mostly true to barely true. If there were no truth at all in every religion, it's no more than futile motions.