God

A Philosophical and Theological Response to the “Problem of Evil”

January 28, 2013

In the philosophy of religion, “natural atheology” is defined as the branch of philosophy that attempts to prove the central beliefs of theists (people who believe in a God) as false. One of the most impressive and strongest arguments of natural atheology is to do with the problem of evil. The problem of evil claims that it is unbelievable, if an omnipotent and good God exists, that he would permit so much pain and suffering in the world.

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(Mis)using the Qur’an to Preach Christianity

September 23, 2010

Christian missionaries in Malaysia are using verses of the Noble Qur’an about Jesus in an effort to preach Christianity to Muslims in this South-East Asian country. “You aren’t criticizing Muhammad or any other prophets,” David Garrison, a Christian missionary, told The New York Times on Saturday, March 13. Garrison uses a strategy called “Camel Method”, which involves using Quranic verses about Jesus to convert Muslims to Christianity. In one case, the missionary speaks with Muslims about the miraculous birth of Jesus.

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The Distorted Jesus in the New Testament

February 7, 2010

The Islamic version of Jesus the son of Mary (peace be upon him) is the true and correct Jesus, as the whole world should believe. The Jews regard Jesus as a false prophet, Christians over-praise him as the “Son of God”, yet the Islamic version of Jesus(P) lies between these two extremes and remains absolutely true to the nature of Jesus, upon whom be peace. Muslims believe that Jesus(P) was a Prophet and Messenger of God, the Christ, but he was not God-incarnate.

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