Back to Home

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
True Deists Are Muslims

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Ivan on October 10, 2002 21:40:04 UTC

I agree that no one should follow Mohammedism (aka Sunnism). Here is what I wrote before:

Thomas Paine was a follower of God’s natural law. Of course, only the God knows what is inside people’s hearts, but I believe that Deists who believe in the God and do good work are Muslims. Here is the definition of a Muslim from the Quran:

"…Anyone who believes in the God and does good work, He will remit his sins, and will admit him into gardens with flowing streams. They abide therein forever. This is the greatest triumph." (QURAN 64:9)

Compare this to what Thomas Paine, the 18th century Deist, says on the first page of his book, The Age of Reason: “I believe in God, and no more; and I hope for happiness beyond this life.”

That is why I believe that the true Deists who do good work are indeed Muslims.

However, some of the Deists of late (at least some of their web sites that I found on the Internet) have been quite arrogant and even blasphemous with respect to anything that they have no knowledge of.

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
Google
 
Web www.astronomy.net
DayNightLine
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2018 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins