Tag: Religion

The Independent: You don’t need to look much further than the Quran for proof that Islam is a peaceful religion


“Here are the reasons why the Quran doesn’t support the actions of terrorist groups both in the reasons for waging war and what it is appropriate to do when there is defensive justification for war.
To be frank, God does give conditional permission for Muslims to wage war; however there are strict guidelines for this which jihadists do not adhere to…. more .independent

The world’s fastest growing religion!

(CNN)Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion – and not just in Muslim majority nations: 10% of all Europeans are projected to be members of the Muslim faith by 2050, according to a recent Pew Research Center study.

The study estimates that from 2010 to 2050, Muslims will have increased across the world by 73%, followed by Christians who are projected to grow by 35% during the same time period, and Hindus at 34%…more: CNN

Inspiring Intolerance: The Truth about Robert Spencer – A Review of the Truth about Muhammad: Founder of the World’s Most Intolerant Religion

Aside from structural problems with the book and issues with the charged political background of its publishing, there are deep substantive flaws with Spencer’s arguments. Spencer consistently makes unfounded assertions about Muslims, misinterprets Islam’s treatment of women, and misrepresents all Muslims as “Islamicists,” ready to strike terror at any moment….more: The Asian American Law Journal (AALJ)-

Americans are twice as willing to distance Christian extremists from their religion as Muslims

Perhaps the most striking questions, though, were a pair in which the pollsters asked whether people were willing to distance terrorists from the religions in whose name they claimed to be acting. (The questions were: “When people claim to be Muslim/Christian and commit acts of violence in the name of Islam/Christianity, do you believe they really are Muslim/Christian, or not?”)…MORE: WASHINGTONPOST.COM