Tag: islam

Devout Muslims decry label of “extremist” and say they’re “normal” for Islam

Time and again, Islam’s self-proclaimed most devout followers state that it is they, not the so-called “moderates,” who represent the “real Islam.” These fervent Islamic devotees say they are following what would be considered “classical” Islam, as practiced by their prophet Mohammed, believed to be the “Perfect Man” whom every Muslim should emulate. The leader […]

Why does CAIR hate Muslim women?

The title of this blog is, of course, “tongue in cheek” but it reflects a raging debate over a film called “Honor Diaries” that highlights the abuse of females in Muslim-dominant countries and regions. Of course, the terror-linked Council of American Islamic Relations (“CAIR”) is ranting about “Islamophobia,” the bogus term used to stifle critics […]

Blasphemy laws around the world

Anti-blasphemy legislation still exists in many countries around the world, including those dominated not only by Islam but also by Christianity. You’d be surprised at how many countries have blasphemy laws, even supposedly civilized “Western” nations! Americans, count yourselves lucky to have the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and do NOT take it for […]

What is sharia law?

What is Islamic law or sharia, shariah?

What is sharia or Islamic law? Sharia is followed by millions of people in Islam-dominant countries. Below are the popular elements of sharia purportedly ordained by Islamic holy writings, including the Quran and sahih hadiths, as asserted by many Muslim authorities over the centuries. Although the law differs from one Muslim country to the next, […]

What is the ummah?

The word “ummah” is used within Islam to describe the global community of Muslims. This term is derived from the ancient Semitic word um or umm, meaning “MOTHER” and “thus hints at the ideal mother-child relationship.” This fact of the word connoting MOTHERHOOD is betrayed by the abject mistreatment of females within this ideology. It […]

Mainstream scholarship: Abraham and Moses mythicism is respectable

moses smashes the tablets

Note how this Wiki article reports that modern scholars question the historicity of the biblical story of the Israelite patriarch Joseph, using comparative religion/mythology: “Modern day scholars believe the historicity of the events in the Joseph narrative cannot be demonstrated. Hermann Gunkel, Hugo Gressmann and Gerhard von Rad identified the story of Joseph as a […]

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