Apologetics

Apologetics
By Abdu Murray Aletheia International, Embracethetruth.org One day, the disciples of a wise teacher were arguing amongst themselves about the nature of God when the teacher approached them. "What are you arguing about, my students?" One...
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By David Wood   With a superb script, unparalleled directing, and flawless acting, Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly is the greatest “spaghetti western” of all time. I have only one problem with the film. While I...
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By David Wood   The most popular argument for Islam today is the “Argument from Scientific Accuracy.” Muslims maintain that Muhammad made numerous scientific statements that couldn’t possibly have been verified in seventh century Arabia,...
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By William Wagner Both Muslims and Christians feel that their religion is superior to the other one. Both are intensely missionary and have an ultimate goal of winning the world to their faith. When two dynamic forces meet head-on, sparks...
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By Robert Velarde The Rise of Alternative Medicine Each year Americans spend billions of out-of-pocket dollars on alternative medicine. Sometimes referred to as integrative medicine or complementary and alternative medicine (CAM),...
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When you hear the word "game," you probably think of something that is fun, harmless, entertaining, or even educational. But what if the content of the game is from the realm of the occult, or what if the game is not really a game at all? Can...
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Jewish Population: (2006) World: 13.1 million; Israel:5.3 million; United States (est.): 5.3 million; Canada, 373,000 1. Jewish Denominations in North America: Orthodox: 17 percent; Conservative: 33 percent; Reform: 22 percent;...
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BUDDHISM : Worldwide: est. over 400 million; U.S.: est. 1.5 million CHRISTIANITY : Worldwide: est. 1.973 billion; U.S.: est. 135 million HINDUISM : Worldwide: est. 820 million; U.S.: est. 1.5 million ISLAM : Worldwide: est. 1.28 billion;...
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Among the major world religions, Islam is the only non-Christian faith that recognizes the person of Jesus. Qur'an talks a great amount about Jesus. However, Jesus Christ is the most controversial personality in Islam. In the Qur'an, Jesus is...
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By David Wood While Muslim apologists today tend to focus on supposed scientific evidence for Islam, Muhammad offered a very different argument. The central argument of the Qur’an may be called the “Argument from Literary...
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Allah: The Islamic term for god . Allah is the creator of the universe. He is considered to be merciful, beneficent, protective, mighty, a provider, the exalted one, lord, all knowing, all hearing, all seeing, magnificent, wise, and...
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By NSRK Ravi      BELIEF    ISLAM    CHRISTIANITY    God Only one god - called Allah Only one God - a triune being called God or Yahweh  Jesus A prophet who was virgin-born,...
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By Bill Gordon Name: The name Wicca is the old English word for wizard. While in old English the term was a masculine noun, modern witches use the word to refer to both male and female followers of witchcraft. While some Wiccans proudly...
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Robert Velarde "You hold in your hands a Great Secret," reads the dust jacket for the bestselling book The Secret (Simon & Schuster—Atria Books/Beyond Words, 2006). The intriguing text continues, "This centuries old Secret has been...
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Name: Sikhism (pronounced "seek-ism") Founder and key figures: Nanak (1469-1539) and nine successive leaders (gurus) through 1708. Origin: India, with greatest success in the Punjab region Scriptures: Adi Granth (Guru Granth Sahib)...
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by Rudolph D. Gonzalez, Ph.D. On the heels of hostilities with Imperial Japan in 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued Executive Order No. 9066 which gave the Secretary of War the power to remove any citizens or aliens from...
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By  James Chancellor Since the tragedy of September 11, 2001, I have been asked any number of questions regarding Islam and these terrible acts of murder. The two most common are: Do Bin Laden and the Al Qaeda network represent “true...
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Dr. Mike Edens is Professor of Theology and Islamic Studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Edens discusses the similarities and differences between Christianity and Islam and ways to share the biblical message effectively...
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World Religions Official Name: Bahá'í International Community Founders: Mirza Siyyid Ali Muhammad, the "Báb" (1819-1850) Mirza Husayn-Ali, "Bahá'u'lláh" (1817-1892) Current Leaders: The surviving...
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by Michael A. Cox Please note that these terms are presented for educational purposes to reveal vocabulary commonly used by the New Age community and do not reflect the policies or beliefs of the North American Mission Board or the Southern...
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Name: The New Age Movement can be described as a Westernized form of Eastern religions' beliefs combined with occultic practices, self-help, holistic medicines, and forms of astrology. The New Age Movement is not a single organization. The...
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By William Wagner Few Christians in the West are familiar with the Arabic word Da'wah.  Many other words such as Jihad, Allah, Koran and Ramadan are now accepted words in many English language dictionaries, but Da'wah remains unknown.  One...
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By Phil Roberts Official Name : Islam Key Figure in History : Muhammad (A.D. 570-632) Date of Its Establishment : A.D. 622 Adherents : Worldwide: Estimated 1.28 billion; 69 percent live in South and Southeast Asia; 27 percent in...
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By William Wagner Many writers on Islam have tried to find one word that will best describe the fastest growing religion in the world. In my reading I have found different authors using numerous words such as "justice," "sacrifice,"...
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By Dr. N.S R K. Ravi   September 11, 2001, was the bloodiest day in the history of the United States (U.S.).Two of the largest office towers in the world-the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center-were destroyed. In addition, the...
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by Michael Alan Cox, D.Min. ABOUT THE WRITER Michael A. Cox is pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Inola, Okla., where he has served since 1996. He holds an associate of divinity degree in pastoral ministry from New Orleans Baptist...
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World Religions Founder: Siddhartha Gautama, a prince from northern India near modern Nepal who lived about 563-483 BC  (The name is sometimes written Siddhattha Gotama .) Scriptures: Various, but the oldest and most authoritative...
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Craig Hawkins, director of Apologetics Information Ministry ( www.apologeticsinfo.org ), is the author of two books on the subject of witchcraft and Wicca. In this interview, he explains various aspects of occultism in contemporary culture,...
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By David Wood   Muslim reverence for Muhammad’s supposed scientific precision can hardly be exaggerated. Indeed, according to many Muslims, Muhammad even led the scientific revolution:   It was [Muhammad] who turned the course of...
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By David Wood One of the most popular arguments for Islam is what we might call the “Argument from Perfect Preservation,” which claims that, since the Qur’an has been perfectly preserved for nearly fourteen centuries, God...
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By David Wood   Over the centuries, and around the world, thousands of people have claimed to be prophets. The problem is that their messages, supposedly revealed by God, often contradict one another. Hence, unless we’re willing to grant...
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By William Wagner For many years American Missiologists have known that culture plays an important part in Christian Witness. It is often taught that there are three different methods of evangelism based upon culture. They can be...
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Introduction The American Heritage Dictionary defines occult as "relating to, or dealing with supernatural influences, agencies, or phenomena." The occult encompasses several philosophies and religious exercises that include physical and...
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World Religions By N.S.R.K. Ravi Origin: India, about 2500 BC to 1500 BC Founder: No single person Adherents: Worldwide: 820 million; India: 784 million; Bangladesh: 13.4 million; Nepal: 20 million; Indonesia: 4.3 million; Sri...