God gives us physical actions to grow spiritually, to find peace, and contentment with God, ourselves, and the rest of God’s creation. Five times a day, Muslims leave what they are doing to reconnect with God in prayer…
I still don’t feel comfortable with the idea as I do believe that the role of a godfather in Christianity is to lead the child and guide him in his religion and culture.
My family is celebrating Christmas and I want to ask if it is wrong for me to attend their celebration.
My son asked: “Mom, if Jesus died for our sins on a Friday, and then as you say, he was resurrected three days later on a Sunday, then who ruled the world for those three days?” I thought about the logic to this question and at that moment, I knew that it did not make any sense.
If Europe had known as much of Islam, as Muslims knew of Christendom, in those days, those mad, adventurous, occasionally chivalrous and heroic, but utterly fanatical outbreak known as the Crusades could not have taken place, for they were based on a complete misapprehension…
I am a huge fan of the current Pope, Pope Francis. He seems to be a reasonable guy with epic critical thinking skills, a flare for logic, and an understanding of the issues of our times. I like that in a religious figure. But what Pope Francis has that many people who are logical and critical thinkers usually lack is humility.
Like many, for years, I had assumed that the drawings and sculptures that we have attached to the identities of religion have been similar throughout the ages.
Christianity is on the decline in the UK and has been doing for years, especially among the young people. Islam, on the other hand, is rapidly growing in the UK!
Atheists become emotionally aroused when daring god to do terrible things.
Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. With regard to the origins of different religious symbols, I will explain the history of the four examples you mentioned in the question in details. The Cross The chief symbol of Christianity today is the cross. Christians view it as a powerful …