Belief Systems

Who is God in Islam?

Paganism is offensive to a Muslim.  Islam believes in strict monotheism.  Islam does not accept any God that has multiple persons as a Godhead. They would believe that to be polytheism.  Islam denies the Trinity because it misunderstands the definition to be referring...

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Who is Jesus Christ in Islam?

Islam often refers to Jesus as “the son of Mary”.  This phrase displays that he is merely human not Divine.  Jesus is a messenger of Allah, along with Abraham, Moses and Noah. And remember We took from the prophets their covenant: As (We did) from thee: from Noah,...

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Authority in Jehova Witnesses

The Bible and the New World Translation The Jehovah Witness’s (JW’s) believe that the Bible is divinely inspired and accurately transmits God’s thoughts and will to mankind. There are many strand of evidence proving that the Bible really is God’s Word.  Each strand is...

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Authority in Judaism

Judaism has four major sources of authority accepted today:  Tanakh, Mishnah, Midrash and the Talmud. Tanakh The Tanakh is the Hebrew Bible containing 24 books.  It is the Christian Old Testament with some books combined into one (i.e. 1 and 2 Samuel are one book...

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What is salvation in Judaism?

Salvation from Sin? Salvation is through the Torah.  This is the importance of the Torah for a Jew.  A Jew has two issues to overcome: heritage (being born a Jew) and the belief that there is no sin nature in man and therefore, man can choose good on his/her own. ...

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