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52 minutes ago, Isaam said:

To me I always thought that all 3 Abrahamic  faiths believed in one God, but in different ways, but I feel like I’m today’s time there are a lot of anti-semitism & islamaphobia.

Religions are natural enemies. If you want unity, you need believers willing to put aside religion. 

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3 hours ago, Isaam said:

To me I always thought that all 3 Abrahamic  faiths believed in one God, but in different ways, but I feel like I’m today’s time there are a lot of anti-semitism & islamaphobia.

There is a difference between anti-Semitism which is both evil and for reasons irrational and Judaeophobia which is being strongly against the Religion of Rabbinic Judaism and maybe also Jewish culture. If you read the New Testament and take it seriously as a Christian I cannot see how you cannot be Judaeophobic but I similarly I cannot see how you could make Christianity compatible with anti-Semitism though I would accept that sometimes the line between the two becomes blurred. Similarly anti-Christianity and even anti-Christian sentiments are found all over important Rabbinic Jewish texts. The thing is though that now a days both Western Christians and Western Jews- in Palestine it is a different story and a much more complex one, Iran has a large Jewish community but I don't sadly know anything about it, I suspect though that it is a probably the most down to Earth and sane one in the world- want to forget about all this, at least most of the time, certainly the vast majority of Christians do (people like Bishop Richard Williamson are considered very much fringe eccentrics at best and dangerous psychos at best).

Islamophobia is something else again and for those of us who live in Europe whether Muslim or not it is going to be one if not the most important issues of this century. A lot of Jews have developed a psychological need for Islamophobia in order to justify the crimes of Zionist colonialism to themselves. Jewish Islamophobia did not exist before Zionism and it has to be said that the Social Darwinist racialism which was at the core of a lot of early Zionism was picked up from Europeans from historically Christian backgrounds even if they themselves were atheists or agnostics. With Western Christians Islamophobia is a lot more complex and it would take ages to try and fully explain it which I will not do here however I will make some observations on it as I witness it here in my own homeland. During the existence of the Soviet Bloc the ruling capitalist elites here found Christianity extremely useful as bulwark against Communism and Socialism however after the collapse of the USSR and the People's Democracies they quickly decided that it was more of a hindrance than a help to them and so began through their media a full front assault on Ireland's Christian heritage. Not long after the Berlin Wall fell we saw contraception suddenly being made freely available while as before you had to be married to get it legally and even than in parts of the country that was difficult, than followed the legalization of divorce which until than had been illegal which should show you how previously "authoritarian" we had been, than homosexual activity which now the state openly celebrates as some amazing virtue and last year we got to the point of legalizing abortion on the demand.

Because of our constitution there had to be a referendum before the laws on abortion were changed and the pro-abortion won this referendum by a landslide. This was completely crushing to the "Christian Conservatives" (as well as to a lot of what could be described as "Nationalists" though there are a lot of disputes about what that term involves here)- they had definitely lost all the culture wars and were especially defeated in a referendum on the issue most dear to their hearts. The entire political establishment and the media were openly denigrating and castigating them as backwards, cruel, stupid, embarrassing. It was at this point that I observed a lot of them start to become interested in Islam and not in an intelligent way of attempting to learn the lessons of Iranian revolution and Hezbollah to what of them could be applied to Ireland, tragically quite the reverse in fact. They started soaking up hysterical Islamophobic "fear porn" and talking about the threat posed by "Shariah" to "freedom"; now keep in mind we are talking about people who love to if they could  make contraception and divorce completely illegal. I could see straight away what they were doing, semi-consciously they saw "the threat of Islam" as offering them an opportunity to become useful again to at least elements within the ruling elites. 

Than there is the fact indigenous Western Europeans are terrified over the idea that they would be seen as racist and so attacking Islam is very often a way to complain about mass immigration without seeming racism.

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Shia, Christianity dialogue held in South Africa

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July 15, 2019 - 5:25 PM News Code : 961467 Source : IQNALink: 

Shia, Christianity dialogue held in South Africa

 

The first meeting in a series on dialogue between Shia Islam and Christianity was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday. 

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (ABNA): The first meeting in a series on dialogue between Shia Islam and Christianity was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday. 

Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Abdullah Hosseini, head of the Islamic Center of Johannesburg who attended the meeting, told IQNA that the Fazl Rab Christian Institute organized the event. 

He said a Christian cleric attending the meeting in an address underlined the importance of dialogue between the two faiths and elaborated on strategies for dialogue. 

Hosseini noted that he also delivered a speech at the meeting featuring the issue of resurrection in view of Shia Islam. 

He said another meeting in the series is slated to be held next week at the Islamic Center of South Africa. 

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