“‘Christianity is about love.’
“How many times do we hear Christians say Christianity is all about love?
“But, what happens when somebody Bob mistakenly thinks is a Christian, when in fact he’s a Muslim… What was Bob’s response? When a Christian comes and says, ‘Look, this is not Christianity, you know it should be about love.’:
“‘Oh you’re a weak Christian.’
“What did he mean?”
“…He said [about] Muslims [that] when we look in the New and the Old Testament and we see something we like, we’ll use it, and [when] we see something we don’t like or doesn’t agree with what we believe as Muslims, we’ll reject it; and then he says, the Muslims ‘cherry-pick’ [from] the New and the Old Testament…
Can I tell you why, Bob? I’m sure you must have heard it said before.
The Qur’an is clear: you’ve corrupted your books! Continue reading
As part of an endeavour to try and unpack what we mean by ‘Modernity’, it might prove useful to distinguish a series of warnings about what to avoid when trying to be a Real, Living-It Muslim (i.e. a Mu’min – Believer).