Churches Open Doors To Muslim Worship
Posted: 19 February 2011 12:32 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Yup, a couple churches, one in TN and one in VA, allowed local Muslims to hold prayers and whatnot in their buildings because the Muslims’ mosques were either too small or under construction.  And of course, some people aren’t happy about that.  People like Dr. Alex McFarland and Dr. Jason Hood who say that while Christians are supposed to “show love” they shouldn’t show it to non-Christians because it’s not douchebaggy enough or something.

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Posted: 19 February 2011 01:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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haha .
when i was active in Islam, i was always taught we could not worship or even step into a church. This was conflicting with me since i was attending services to please my christian grandparents and attending temple to please the jewish side of my family. Imam would always say haram haram..YET when it came time to hold CAIR banquets or to celebrate EID it was always at a christian church since it was large enough to accomodate the whole community.

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every religious person i confrot say they will pray for me to return to religion and “see the truth”.  It has yet to happen which leads me to believe A: they didn’t pray right B: God hates me or C: he doesn’t exist

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Posted: 19 February 2011 11:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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“My” church lets the Muslims worship in the parish house on Fridays and I am not happy about it. But I get it: business is business.

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Posted: 21 February 2011 10:54 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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This is one way the social institution of religion can evolve.  It can benefit general society depending upon the use the relationship is put to.

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Posted: 27 February 2011 01:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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markumx - 19 February 2011 01:15 PM

haha .
Imam would always say haram haram..YET when it came time to hold CAIR banquets or to celebrate EID it was always at a christian church since it was large enough to accomodate the whole community.

Religious people have an issue when someone of their religion is fascinated (or is learning about) another religion.
Being from a Muslim background, it was always haram to pray in a church, but okay when its convenient to them.

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Posted: 27 February 2011 02:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Hananii - 27 February 2011 01:49 PM
markumx - 19 February 2011 01:15 PM

haha .
Imam would always say haram haram..YET when it came time to hold CAIR banquets or to celebrate EID it was always at a christian church since it was large enough to accomodate the whole community.

Religious people have an issue when someone of their religion is fascinated (or is learning about) another religion.
Being from a Muslim background, it was always haram to pray in a church, but okay when its convenient to them.

It is not harm to pray in a church…

As long as you are not facing a depiction of Jesus or any other person that is worshipped in a painting, statue, stain glassed window then it is fine…as these would be in the way of qiblah…

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