World Religions Articles on Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and other world religions and concepts specific to them.

The Growth of Atheism in America

“The definition of ‘atheist’ is a person who does not believe in the existence of a God or many gods” (1).  Generally, atheism is a denial of a God or the gods....

The Pope and the Virtues of Having Children

On January 5th, while talking to a general audience, Pope Francis said, “Today…we see a form of selfishness. We see that some people do not want to have a child. Many,...

Atheism and the Morality of Murder

Atheists often claim that they not only refuse but condemn beliefs without scientific backing and confirmation. But in their criticisms of what they call “blind belief,” they...

Building a Religious Case Against Racism

The Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln was only two minutes long, yet it is written in golden letters in history for all times to come. On November 19, 1863,...

My North American Hijra

I am 63 years old. And I am proud to be a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. I joined the Community in January 2018. Since then, I have learned why Allah created me and why...

Approaching the West

… Say: ‘To Allah belongs the East and the West. He guides whom He pleases to the right path’ (1). “For as the lightning comes out of the East, and shines even unto the...

As-Salam: The Source of Peace

“He is Allah, and there is no God beside Him, the Sovereign, the Holy One, the Source of Peace, the Bestower of Security, the Protector, the Almighty, the Subduer, and the...

Al-Ahad: The One & Al-Wahid: The Lord of Unity

The Supreme Being created this universe for the manifestation of His Majesty and Glory but kept Himself hidden and veiled from the eyes of His creation. He inculcated an urge in...

Buddhism: My Prayer Experience

On a warm Sunday afternoon, warm enough to be lazy, I sat in a somewhat awkward lotus position with Venerable Lee, a respected elder at a Buddhist Monastery on east coast of...

A Prayer of Jesus

Every year Muslims all over the world celebrate the end of Ramadan and memorialize the sacrifice of Abraham by celebrating the pilgrimage to Mecca about two months later. These...