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From Walt Hickey of the Five Thirty Eight Newsletter: “When people claim to be Christian and commit violence in the name of Christianity, according to a recent poll, 75 percent Americans say that person wasn’t really Christian. But when people claim to be Muslim and commit violence in the name of Islam, 50 percent of Americans […]
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 Religions of the World
Prayers for the New Year 2017
Adult Christianity “When I was a child, I thought like a child … but as an adult, I put away childish things.” The Apostle Paul. But what would an adult, mature Christianity look like today?
Muslim Extremism Not The Cause of Suicide Terrorism Recently, our television screens have been filled with images of bloodshed, destruction and death in places like London, Orlando, London, Paris and now Istanbul. In these news reports, the very image of the “suicide bomber” has been wedded to phrases like “Muslim extremism,” or “Islamic Holy War.” […]
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 ….
In a time of terror and war, prayers for peace arise from the lips of citizens in all countries and from adherents of all faiths. Here are just a few of our favorites.
The season of Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and lasts for 29 or 30 days, depending on the year. It is marked by fasting; Muslims refrain from eating or drinking during the day, focusing upon prayer and submission to God in all things. This year Ramadan begins June 18 and ends with the festival of Eid al-Fitr. […]
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.
We are constantly updating our series on the major religions of the world and their relationship to Christianity. Given its prominence in the news, we take a look at Islam with maps, charts, the basic statistics, beliefs, primary holidays and practices, as well as some comparison with Christianity. More …. The source of all Muslim […]