Islam

S2E1 – Democracy and Afghanistan

In opening up Season 2, I sit down with fellow military veteran and co-worker, Gordon Beecroft, to discuss the topic of democracy. We also consider related topics such as nation-building, national security, and the situation in Afghanistan. As always, if you have any civic/government related questions, feel free to email me at [email protected], and I…

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Islam’s View of the Eternal State | Rapp Report Daily 0100 | Striving for Eternity

When we examine Islam’s view of the eternal state we see it is a very man-centric view.  What we mean by that is that for the man heaven is everything men would want not necessarily for women.  The things that they would say is a sin here on earth they claim is what they wait…

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Islam’s View of Salvation | Rapp Report Daily 0099 | Striving for Eternity

Islam’s view of how a person gets saved is clearly based on works righteousness.  They do not believe in original sin.  They believe that the works that we do here on earth will weigh in Allah’s view of mercy in the next life. This creates a problem for Islam. Islam trusts in the mercy of God…

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Islam’s View of Jesus | Rapp Report Daily 0098 | Striving for Eternity

When we examine Islam’s view of Jesus Christ we see that they believe he is just a prophet.  They do not believe he is God.  They do believe that Jesus Christ did miracles, was virgin born and even had a supernatural death  (in a way).  They do not believe that Jesus Christ died on the…

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Islam’s View of God | Rapp Report Daily 0097 | Striving for Eternity

Islam has an interesting view of the Christian view of God.  Christians believe in a triune God.  That means they believe in one God that is comprised of three persons.  However, Islam believes that the Christian view of God is three gods.  The Quran teaches that the Christian view of God is the father, the…

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