ISLAM: The Islamic Sharia AKA Sharia Law

Sharia law comes from a combination of sources including the Quran (the Muslim holy book), the Hadith (sayings and conduct of the prophet Muhammad) and fatwas (the rulings of Islamic scholars). The Hadith is a collection of Islamic traditions: the collected traditions, teachings, and stories of the prophet Muhammad, accepted as a source of Islamic doctrine and law second... Continue Reading →

THE THEOLOGY OF ISLAM

Islam involves both doctrine (beliefs) and duties (practice). Muslims are to believe and act according to the revelation given to Muhammad and written down in the Qur’an. They are to do this as an act of submission to the will of Allah. After all, the word Islam means “submission” and the word Muslim describes someone... Continue Reading →

The Christian View of Authority

Edward D. Andrews Our view of authority, as Christians, is different from those who walk blindly in this world. Christian children follow the authority of their parents and school. Christian adults follow the authority of their spouse, their employers, and the government under which they live. Paul says, “Children, obey your parents in the Lord,... Continue Reading →

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