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The Satanic Verses

The Satanic Verses

The Satanic Verses The Satanic Verses are some of the verses that exposes islam of idolatry, they were temporarily included in the quran and then later removed. As muhammad was reciting Sūra an-Najm, considered a revelation by the angel Gabriel, Satan tempted him to utter the following lines after verses 19 and 20: Have ye […]

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Theodicy

Theodicy

How do we reconcile the issue of theodicy? What is Theodicy? The word Theodicy is a combination of two Greek words “Theos = God” and “dike = justice”. According to the CARM Dictionary of Theology, Theodicy is “The study of the problem of evil in the world. The issue is raised in light of the […]

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What is Truth

What is Truth

“The truth redeems. The truth preserves. The truth makes us free. The truth makes us holy.” R.C. Sproul What is truth? “what is truth?” (John 18:38), that's the question that Pilate summarily dismissed Jesus Christ with. That's also the attitude of the majority of people in our post-modern world. Philosophers throughout the ages have spent […]

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What is evil

What is evil

What is evil? A dictionary definition of evil is "morally reprehensible, sinful, wicked." The definition of evil in the Bible falls into two categories: evil against one another (murder, theft, adultery) and evil against God (unbelief, idolatry, blasphemy). From the prohibition against eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in the […]

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What is secularism

What is secularism

What is secularism? Essentially, secularism says that man does not need God. It can be defined as “a system of doctrines and practices that disregards or rejects any form of religious faith and worship. Its primary objective is the total elimination of all religious elements from society.” Secularism, also known as secular humanism, teaches that […]

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What is naturalism

What is naturalism

What is naturalism? Naturalism is the belief that all that exists in the universe is physical, material matter. There is no soul; we are just a complex collection of neurons. There is no Creator; there is evolution. And experiences like pain, pleasure, beauty, and a sense of self do not really exist. They are merely […]

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What is fatalism

What is fatalism

What is fatalism? What is determinism? Let”™s begin with some general definitions: Determinism: The view that every event has a cause and that everything in the universe is absolutely dependent on and governed by causal laws. Since determinists believe that all events, including human actions, are predetermined, determinism is typically thought to be incompatible with […]

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What is the New Atheism

What is the New Atheism

What is the New Atheism? The early 21st century has seen secularism and atheism promoted throughout the Western world with an ever-increasing vigor and militancy. This has led to the emergence of the “new atheists,” notable members of which include best-selling authors such as Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens. The contention […]

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