Before you know where you’re headed, you need to know where you’ve been. This is true whether you’re traveling to England or toward enlighenment. Try our faith profile test and find out where you are coming from, right now at the beginning of the New Year. Take the test now.
Christianity is, and always has been, a faith that finds expression in highly visual ways … through painting and sculpture, image, icon, symbol, design, and other non-verbal means. We take a look at the principal varieties of Christian symbolism, both traditional and contemporary.
Sources of Symbolism in Christianity
Whether you are a Muslim needed to know to date of a holiday this year or simply need to know when your Muslim friends might be celebrating, our Muslim holiday calendar might come in useful …. with links to lots of additional information about Islam. Check it out now.
Ramadan is not a holiday, but a holy month. It is the ninth month of the Muslim year, in which “the Qur’an was sent down as a guidance for the people” Read more ….
While not a religious holiday, strictly speaking, Father’s Day might provoke some fresh thinking about a tradition in which God is conceived of as the “father of us all.”
Paintings and Pictures of Muhammed
In the context of yet another crisis following satirical treatment of Mohammed, in this case, a rather juvenile film, it is often stated that paintings or other visual images of the Prophet are forbidden within Islam. This view not withstanding, there is a rich history or art in which Muhammed is portrayed. We look at some outstanding examples.
Need to know more about Islam than simply the date of a holiday …. we have the essential information about one of the world’s great religions here, as well as an easy way to get the greatest and latest books about Islam.
You are invited to visit our bookstore to find best selling books about God. Note how many there are! We have not ranked or rated any of these books. But we find it fascinating to see what’s in print now. Enjoy!
What are the largest religions of the world? What are their membership statistics, relative size, locations, rankings? Find out now simply by looking at our tables, charts and maps. The Top Dozen Religions of the World
Can Christians Alone Be Saved?
“I am the way, the truth and the light, no one comes to the Father but by me,” said Jesus. Does this mean that only Christians can be saved?