Islamic Doctrine: Five versus Three Equals One?

In some ways, Islam is a complex, multi-layered religion that mixes politics, economics, and social dynamics within a religious structure. The structure itself is based on the Qur’an’s pronouncements from Allah, the words of the prophet Muhammad recorded in the Hadith and a complicated system of jurisprudence. On the other hand, the basic doctrines are quite simple, and initiation... Continue Reading →

ISLAM: The Need to Search for the Truth

John 18:38 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 38 Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” In the United States, there are 350,000 churches, making up hundreds of denominations. Eighty percent of these are stagnant, with nineteen percent growing only through childbirth, and less than one percent being by conversion. Moreover, there is a great divide among... Continue Reading →

ISLAM: Examining Islamic Jihads

One of the bigger contradictions that we find in the Quran is that of the freedom of worship. Many times the Quran says that there is religious liberty. Surah 2:256 says, “There is no compulsion in religion.” Then, again, there are numerous expressions, which indicate just the opposite. Surah 9:5 says, “But when the forbidden... Continue Reading →

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