Tag: Islam

The Last 100 Years of Christianity in Africa

Last week I came across a blog post that showed a few maps indicating how Christianity has grown in Africa in the last 100 years. I was fascinated by this and did some more searching, coming across much interesting material. Consider this first map of the make-up of Africa in 1910:          …

SA Cricketer Converts to Islam… Really?

Fast bowler for the South African cricket team, Wayne Parnell converted from ’Christianity’ to Islam in January this year, although he has only gone public with this information on the 28th of July[i]. He claims this happened “…after a period of personal study and reflection and it is a faith that I have always been…

Burning the Qur’an, Who Burnt it First?

Recently in Florida, USA a pastor Terry Jones attempted to hold an ‘international burn the Koran day’, this sparked worldwide outcry from Muslims and other religious groups. As I have been thinking about what happened I can’t pretend to know his motives. I do however think that if it was for the sake of the…