Thanks to the worldwide web, Islam has been exposed, at long last, as oppressive and harsh, with countless numbers of harmful sharia laws and derivative and confused theology in the Quran.
Islamic fanatics shriek that Allah turned certain Jews into apes and pigs. Where does this harsh polemics come from? Do they get it from the hadith (Muhammad’s sayings and deeds outside of the Quran)? From later traditions? From thin air?
He is open to criticism—and has of late on social media. But he wasn’t all bad—not worse than you or I, especially when we live in the background. But he stepped boldly into the foreground and fought for what he believed in, in dangerous times.
To spell out the differences between the two persons is to clarify the differences between Christianity and Islam. The points are real and relevant today.
The old laws are relevant today because they’re still being practiced right now. Continue reading
Islam takes the law of retaliation literally. Not even the Old Testament does that.
The tragic sound of one hand clapping in Islam. The punishment of hand amputation in the Quran is still being applied today for major theft. The Bible is contrasted with the Quran on theft.
As a punishment for mischief, broadly interpreted, throughout the land, the Quran orders crucifixion and alternate hand-and-foot mutilation. Real law, real life, real bad.
Islam imposes corporal punishment on drinkers and gamblers. Is this the best policy to help them?