Tag: Islam

The Central Issue of Theology

Stained Glass Window Jesus

The central issue of theology, as far as I’m concerned, is the alleged divinity of Christ. Is Jesus really God who came in the flesh; the visible image of the invisible God? Or were the Christian Scriptures corrupted in order to portray him in… Continue Reading “The Central Issue of Theology”

Christian and Muslim Views of Judgment

Do you believe that at a time appointed by God to take place in the future, every human being will be judged? This is an idea that we find in both Christianity and Islam. If you haven’t read the Scriptures of these religions, I… Continue Reading “Christian and Muslim Views of Judgment”

If God is a Person, then Justice is Subjective

Hello, friends. I’ve been thinking a lot about justice. This is because there are certain people in my life that I am annoyed with, because they have been behaving in a way that I find to be really inconsiderate and unkind. But don’t worry,… Continue Reading “If God is a Person, then Justice is Subjective”

Understanding Different Uses of the Word ‘Faith’

I recently updated the tagline of my other blog to include the word ‘faith’. As I thought about that word, I felt it would be good subject matter for a blog post to clarify what I, and others, are often trying to convey when… Continue Reading “Understanding Different Uses of the Word ‘Faith’”

Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an

Man in mosque

On several occasions in the past I have owned copies of the Qur’an, but read very little of it. This is because the translation from Arabic into English was very poor. Actually, I should note that to use the word “translation” when referring to… Continue Reading “Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an”