Monthly Archives: December 2011

Thoughts on the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18.

We see Islamic apologists appealing to this parable in which the simple waiving of a debt is claimed to prove that God does not make atonement through sacrifice and that a blood sacrifice is not necessary to expiate sin. This … Continue reading

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How should we interpret Matthew 18 v 21-35, the parable of the unforgiving servant?

This parable is interpreted by Paul Bilal Williams, the Muslim apologist as proving that divine forgiveness is simply the cancelling of a loan or the waiving of a right to repayment of a loan. Divine forgiveness would then mean that … Continue reading

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The sugar coated Koran # 4

Taken from http://www.islammonitor.org, written by Dr. Mark Durie: Tawaffa translated as DIE/ died EXCEPT when applied to Isa (false Jesus) The normal Arabic word ‘he died’ is twaffa.  It  is used many  times in the Qur’an: 2:234,  2:240;   3:193;   4:15, … Continue reading

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The sugar coated Koran # 3

Taken from http://www.islammonitor.org, written by Dr. Mark Durie. Beat  not ‘chastise’  We all know koran sura 4.34 where permission is given to beat women.   Mohammad in the hadith not only hit his own child bride hard in the chest (*Muslim … Continue reading

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The sugar coated Koran # 2

Taken from http://www.islammonitor.org, written by Dr. Mark Durie: Fight, commonly used in translation  is better understood as KILL While translations use the word ‘fight’ Dr Durie explains that this is a ‘deficient translation’ which fails to convey the instruction to kill.   For … Continue reading

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The sugar coated Koran # 1

The following passages are exerts from an article posted on the web site Australian Islamist Monitor, http://www.islammonitor.org , written by Dr. Mark Durie. Non-Muslims or exMuslims who know Islam’s text in the Arabic and particularly those who know classical Arabic … Continue reading

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The Koran makes contradictory statements about what happened to Jesus at the end of his life. This shows that the Koran is not perfect as it claims to be.

[3.55] And when Allah said: O Isa, I am going to terminate the period of your stay (on earth) and cause you to ascend unto Me and purify you of those who disbelieve and make those who follow you above … Continue reading

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Islam adds conditions for receiving forgiveness AND ways of procuring it that are nowhere spoken of in the New Testament.

On the basis of various parables taught by Jesus some Islamic apologists, notably Paul Williams, claims that because there is no mention of sacrifice in the parables themselves, forgiveness of sins can be obtained by repentance alone or by some … Continue reading

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Is Magic inherent in Islam? Is Islam a pagan religion despite being monotheistic? Read the definition in this post and decide for yourself.

“Magic is that paganistic reversal of the process of religion, in which man, instead of letting himself be used by God for the divine purpose, drags down his god to the level of a tool, which he uses for his … Continue reading

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