Month: October 2011

What do Muslims Believe

1.5 billion believers and 23% of the world’s population. After Christianity, it is the second largest religion in the world. Again, as we go through you can think about the differences and similarities with Judaism from last week and our own beliefs as Christians. A.  Muhammad was born in Mecca, Arabia in 570 AD. He was an orphan at 6 years old and was raised by his uncle who traced his line back ...[Read More]

What Does Judaism Believe?

A cynic was once asked why he still believed in God. His answer was, “Because of the Jews.” He still believed in God because despite all the attempts by so many to eliminate them they had survived. Only God could do that. Why is that? What do they believe about God that makes them survivors against all the odds? How do they persevere? First, we should distinguish between practices, values and beli ...[Read More]