Islam, Mormonisim, Atheism & Paganism

  • In addressing non-biblical or extra-biblical religions and philosophies, the purpose is not to disprove them. Rather, the goal is to set forth the ten positive assumptions of Genesis 1-2 (aka “Only Genesis”), and seek to affirm the image of God in all people, where they can see if a) they are attracted to such biblical assumptions, b) see if their religious or philosophical beliefs serve the same, and c) if not, to seek Jesus and give the Gospel serious consideration. This involves the power to love hard questions, where the Bible first submits to the hardest questions skeptics may pose of its text.

Articles

  1. An Invitation for American Muslims (click here).
  2. Islam, Mormonism, Atheism and Paganism (click here).
  3. Islam and the Question of Freedom (click here).
  4. Only Genesis and Questions for Islam (click here).
  5. Only Genesis and Questions for Mormonism (click here).
  6. Only Genesis and Questions for Atheism (click here).
  7. Three Basic Concepts of deity (click here).
  8. Seven Questions for the Imam at Ground Zero (click here).
  9. Yes to the Bible, No to the Burning of the Qur’an (click here).
  10. Mars Hill Forum #128: Muslim Da’wahist Asks: Where in the Bible Does Jesus Claim to be God? (click here).
  11. The Fallout of Abraham Sleeping with Hagar & Imagine Ishmael (click here).
  12. Why I Wrote a Book on Muḥammad (click here).
  13. (1) Life of Muḥammad: Anti-Jewish Theme at the Outset (click here).
  14. (2) Life of Muḥammad: His Calling (click here).
  15. (3) Life of Muḥammad: Insult, Initial Violence, and the First Bloodshed (click here).
  16. (4) Life of Muḥammad: The Conversion of Ḥamza, and His Violence as Muḥammad’s First Bodyguard (click here).
  17. (5) Life of Muḥammad: He Yields to Syncretism and is Rescued by Jibrīl (click here).
  18. (6) Life of Muḥammad: Jibrīl Kills Those Whom Muḥammad Curses (click here).
  19. (7) Life of Muḥammad: Religious and Political Liberty Allow Islām to Advance (click here).
  20. (8) Life of Muḥammad: One-Way Treaty with the Jews of Medīna (click here).
  21. (9) Life of Muḥammad: Pattern Establishes Itself in the Eyes of Ibn Isḥāq (click here).
  22. (10) Life of Muḥammad: His Proclamation and Offer to the Jews of Khaybar (click here).
  23. (11) Life of Muḥammad: Friendship with the Jews Forbidden (click here).
  24. (12) Life of Muḥammad: Abū Bakr’s Violence at a Jewish School (click here).
  25. (13) Life of Muḥammad: Fever and the Requirements of Prayer (click here).
  26. (14) Life of Muḥammad: Permission to Break the Sacred Months for the Sake of Jihād (click here).
  27. (15) Life of Muḥammad: Zaynab Taken From Her Unbelieving Husband in Mecca (click here).
  28. (16) Life of Muḥammad: The Killing of Ka‘b b. Al-Ashraf Ordered (click here).
  29. (17) Life of Muḥammad: Orders for Any Jew to be Killed, and the Affair of Muḥayyiṣa and Ḥuwayyiṣa (click here).
  30. (18) Life of Muḥammad: The Raid on B. Qurayẓa and Mass Beheadings of the Jews (click here).
  31. (19) Life of Muḥammad: The Killing of Sallām Ibn Abū’l-Ḥuqayq Ordered (click here).
  32. (20) Life of Muḥammad: The Muslims Immediately Break the Treaty of Ḥudaybiya (click here).
  33. (21) Life of Muḥammad: The Conquest of Mecca, and Beheading for Apostasy and Insult (click here).
  34. (22) Life of Muḥammad: Gifts for Submission to Islām (click here).
  35. (23) Life of Muḥammad: The Affair of Ka‘b b. Zuhayr, and Death Sentence for Insults in Poetry (click here).
  36. (24) Life of Muḥammad: The Shunning of Three Men Who Do Not Go on the Raid on Tabūk (click here).
  37. (25) Life of Muḥammad: Other Killings (click here).
  38. (26) Life of Muḥammad: “Voluntary or by Force” & Killing for a Dowry (click here).
  39. (27) Life of Muḥammad: ‘Amr b. Umayya Kills a Handicapped Man (click here).
  40. (28) Life of Muḥammad: The Killing of Poet Abū ‘Afak Ordered (click here).
  41. (29) Life of Muḥammad: Life of Muḥammad: The Killing of the Woman Poet ‘Asmā’ D. Marwān Ordered + Tally of Assassinations (click here).
  42. Mormanism and “Ye are ‘gods’ ” (click here).
  43. “Theological Baggage” Said the Secular Humanist at Harvard (click here).
  44. Creation, Paganism or Saganism? (click here).
  45. Are There Any Real Atheists? (click here).
  46. Atheism, Secular Humanism and Paganism (click here).
  47. Paganism, Atheism and Secuar Humanist: Bird of a Feather (click here).
  48. A Pagan, a Secular Humanist, and the Beauty of Biblical Freedom (click here).
  49. An Agnostic Who Moves Toward Belied (click here).
  50. Mars Hill Forum #116 with Atheist Dan Barker: Is the Bible Completely Trustworthy? Three Questions (click here).
  51. Mars Hill Forum #117 with Atheist Dan Barker: Is the Bible Completely Trustworthy? Three More Questions in View (click here).
  52. Mars Hill Forum #119 at Brooklyn College – If There is a God, Why Does Evil Exist? (click here).
  53. Mars Hill Forum #151: Can Darwinian Evolution Produce a Healthy Society? (click here).
  54. Mars Hill Forum #151: Atheism Proves the Existence of God (click here).
  55. YouTube from Mars Hill Forum #151: “Atheism Proves the Existence of God” (click here).
  56. In the Eyes of a Hare Krishna Devotee (click here).
  57. A Central Question for Islam: How Does a One-Way Religion Handle Freedom? (click here).
  58. Does God Exist? Radio Forum on WTIC, AM 1080, Hartford (click here).
  59. GodTube Questions for Islam #1: Three Questions Not Allowed? (click here).
  60. GodTube Questions for Islam #2: Muhammad’s Internal Witness Alone? (click here).
  61. GodTube Questions for Islam #3: Is Allah Greater than the Human Concept of the Number 1? (click here).
  62. GodTube Questions for Islam #4: Does the Qur’an understand the Christian Language of the Trinity? (click here).
  63. Mars Hill Forum #20: ACLU Response to the Six Pillars of Biblical Power (click here).
  64. The Bible and the Qur’an Side by Side: Theological and Political Considerations (click here).
  65. Is Islam Strong Enough to Handle Freedom? Are We? (click here).
  66. Broken Marriage and War Between the Nations (click here).
  67. Five Simple Questions for the World Mission Society Church of God (WMS) [click here].
  68. Mars Hill Forum #143: What is the Nature of Politics and Freedom in Islam and Christianity? (click here).
  69. The Unbiblical Reality of the Blog Post: Ten Reasons to Burn a Koran (click here).
  70. Mars Hill Forum #121: “What is Yahweh Elohim’s Nature’s in the Bible, and Allah’s Nature in the Quran?” (click here).
  71. Mars Hill Forum #122: “The Bible, the Qur’an, and the Universal Struggle for Freedom” (click here).
  72. Mars Hill Forums #126 and #127: What is the Nature of Revelation in the Bible and the Qur’an? (click here).
  73. Mars Hill Forum #129: Human Rights in the Bible and the Qur’an, September 20, 2007, University of Virginia (click here).
  74. GodTube Questions for Islam #5: Does Islam understand the biblical nature of the Son of God? (click here).
  75. GodTube Questions for Islam #6: Jesus or Muhammad? (click here).
  76. GodTube Questions for Islam #7: Are there checks and balances on power in the Qur’an? (click here).
  77. GodTube Questions for Islam #8: Why is Allah’s Communication Only One-Way in Nature? (click here).
  78. GodTube Questions for Islam #9: Why is Conversion Away from Islam Not Permitted? (click here).
  79. GodTube Questions for Islam #10: Does Islam Have Any Positive Definition of Human Freedom? (click here).
  80. “Theological Baggage” and the Politics of Intelligent Design (click here).
  81. One Atheist Runs From both God and the Devil, and Another Atheist Turns to Jesus (click here).
  82. My Visit to a Mosque in Connecticut (click here).
  83. The Invisible Side of Ministry (click here).
  84. Mars Hill Forum #128: Muslim Does Not Allow Any Questions (click here).
  85. The Image of God and a Professing Sikh (click here).
  86. Mars Hill Forums #129 (University of Virginia), #130 (Church Conference), #131 (Internet) and #132 (SUNY Buffalo): Four Muslim Leaders (click here).
  87. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Albanese [1] (click here).
  88. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Ammerman [2] (click here).
  89. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Assad [3] (click here).
  90. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Averroes [4] (click here).
  91. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Berger [5] (click here).
  92. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Douglas [6] (click here).
  93. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Durkheim [7] (click here).
  94. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Eliade [8] (click here).
  95. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Finke and Stark [9] (click here).
  96. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Geertz [10] (click here).
  97. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: James [11] (click here).
  98. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Malinowski [12] (click here).
  99. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Marx [13] (click here).
  100. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: McCutcheon [14] (click here).
  101. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Otto [15] (click here).
  102. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Sergovia [16] (click here).
  103. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Smith [17] (click here).
  104. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Stark [18] (click here).
  105. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Turner [19] (click here).
  106. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Warner [20] (click here).
  107. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Weber [21] (click here).
  108. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Yee [22] (click here).
  109. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Historical, Narrative, and Feminist Criticism of the Bible [23] (click here).
  110. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: European Christendom [24] (click here).
  111. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Islamic Societies [25] (click here).
  112. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Islamic Societies2 [26] (click here).
  113. Notes on the Sociology of Religion: Religious Conflict and Society [27] (click here).
  114. Islam and the Bible Side by Side (click here).
  115. A Brief Address to the Children of Adam, Abraham, Ishmael and Isaac (click here).

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