Category Archives: 4. RELIGIONS

Discussing particular religions, including Christianity and Islam.

St. Augustine answers the biblical literalists

I recently came across the following quotation from St. Augustine of Hippo (354AD – 430AD) , one of the greatest Christian theologians, from his work De Genisi ad litteram (The Literal Meaning of Genesis). Often, a non-Christian knows something about the … Continue reading

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A different God?

I saw a British schoolgirl being interviewed on television. She spoke about lessons she had been having about Islam. She said: Muslims worship a different God called Allah. I have come across this idea before. David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime … Continue reading

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It’s absolutely impossible

A small boy came out of Sunday School and said to his father: Daddy, we had a strange lesson today. It was about loving your enemies. But that’s ridiculous. How can you love your enemies? It’s absolutely impossible! That we … Continue reading

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Iran’s nuclear weapons…

…do not exist. Moreover, the Islamic Republic of Iran does not have, never has had, and never will have, a nuclear weapons program. Why do I believe this? Because:- 1. The leadership of this theocratic state have always been opposed … Continue reading

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