Monday, 14 January 2013

The Otherness of God

Everything we do has God’s signature on it. Our lives are so intricately tied with God sometimes this can cause us to think that God needs us, that we can change his mind, and influence his decision making process.

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

The Fallacy of Modern Marriage

Our culture is obsessed with individualistic love. I am obsessed 

with it. I blame it on disney. We get married as a symbol of our

love to one person. But that is NOT the purpose of marriage...

Thursday, 3 January 2013

Creation based Gender Equality in the Quran and the Bible

For Christian theologian Phyllis Trible Genesis 1:27 is the central biblical clue for how to understand the whole of the biblical metanarrative: So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. 

While Muslim theologian Amina Wadud observes that in the Quranic version of the story the genders relate to God and themselves in God’s creating them from the same genderless soul. While both versions have slight nuance, both show the equality of the genders from the beginning of their creation...