Dating muslims america
If the stories in the Bible didn’t make sense, were the stories in the Quran any more legit?
The overlap between the two texts is significant, including characters and prophets.
When I first started this back in 2013, 2014, when we were first launching as an organization, I started to get pushback in a few different ways. This is not real." They cringed at the idea that we would even want to call ourselves ex-Muslims. And some of those same people were hesitant to do that with Islam. I was surprised that some of the people who wouldn't have hesitated to do that in regard to Western religions were hesitating when it came to Islam.
As part of her work, she tours around the country speaking with different groups, and she will be appearing in Seattle on Sunday, June 16, in the U-District. I started by asking questions that I was pretty sure they couldn't answer. Hypothetically, if I wanted to convince my in-laws that there's no god, how would I even start that conversation? There are people who used religion as an emotional crutch. I start from the position: "I know you care about what's true and I know you care about what is right and moral and I care about that, too." When you start from that position, it appeals to their sense of reason right from the beginning. Then slowly, it dawns on me that a lot of the criticisms that apply to Christianity can apply very easily to Islam.What I hope is that they can start viewing Islam in the way they view Christianity and Judaism.I've found Islam is treated as a racial group more than a religion and Muslims are treated as a racial group in a way that Christians aren't and a way that Jews aren't.All this was normal for Haider, as it is for much of the world.There are nearly 2 billion Muslims on Earth, and while the spectrum of orthodoxy is as broad as any other major religion, Islamic doctrine preaches a certain level of modesty, something that, as a young person, Haider saw as perfectly fine.