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Old 08-27-2010, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Florida
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could it be that we are not playing on fair ground. muslms have immigrated to many countries around the world bringing there culture and religious beliefes with them, for example the usa has over 1200 mosques, europe has over 6000 mosques.. anybody openly trying to convert muslims to christianity in the middle east probably would lose there heads..

whats your thoughts on why islam is the fastest growing religion.??
Because Islam appeals to 'raw' emotions, and practical solutions and problem solving...

Islam is like WCW wrestling where is Christanity has become like a game of Bridge or croquet..

.http://www.trygrs.com/image-files/croquet.jpg (broken link)

Islam appeals to young male adrenaline...it feeds into their passion and need for action and sometimes violence...

Where as Christain sermons feel more like Mr Rogers...

Islamic clerics often give firery sermons with machine guns strapped around their back...Action!!

Where as Cardinals and Popes walk around wearing 17th century robes and sandals...

It's an image thing...Modern Christanity really doesn't give it's youth a adrenaline filled out let...everything is done in moderation with feelings kept in check by constant references to David and Palms...

Young people want action, not to be constantly lectured about Peter or passover...
They've heard these stories over and over again...like a broken record...
Pastors are terrible about making this stuff relavent to modern day life...

So many young tune church out, and tune NFL football in or WCW wrestling or video games or Hollywood...or anything with action...

Islamic youth are told to fight...Christain youth are told to turn the other cheek and smile...

Islamic youth are trained in weapontry...christain youth are trained in hospitality...

The leaders of the Christain and Catholic churches are so far out of touch with the real world it's not even funny...

Their stuck in their own circle of self acclaim...and in the mean time, more and more are converting to more practical religions that give thier emotions and need for action...more of an outlet...
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Old 08-28-2010, 12:36 AM
 
Location: K . S . A
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* why is Islam the fastest growing religion.??

...... Because Islam the true religion , may be you said No ,
If you say that I want ask you Question , why Islam the fastest growing religion , If was n't the true religion .... ?
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Old 08-28-2010, 12:38 AM
 
Location: southern california
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religion of the disenfranchized.
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Old 08-28-2010, 01:56 AM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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Islam is NOT the fastest growing religion. Not here in North America or in the world...That is nothing but a myth.

In the US Islam grew by only 0.3%, and much of that was immigration.
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Old 08-28-2010, 02:59 AM
 
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Islam is NOT the fastest growing religion. Not here in North America or in the world...That is nothing but a myth.

In the US Islam grew by only 0.3%, and much of that was immigration.
Ok , say for us what is fastest growing religion ?
in US or in the world......
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Old 08-28-2010, 03:10 AM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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Ok , say for us what is fastest growing religion ?
in US or in the world......
In the US the fastest growing demographic is people abandoning religion altogether...In the world the fastest growing religion is Zoroastrianism followed by the Baha'i Faith.....
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Old 08-28-2010, 06:43 AM
 
Location: Valencia, Spain
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Islam appeals to young male adrenaline...it feeds into their passion and need for action and sometimes violence...
Volkeswagen is working on a way for them to feed their need for action but keeping the rest of us safe.


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Old 08-28-2010, 07:01 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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...... Because Islam the true religion , may be you said No , If you say that I want ask you Question , why Islam the fastest growing religion , If was n't the true religion .... ?
And having made that post, I'm waiting for you to tell us how peaceful and tolerant Islam is...as opposed to an organized effort to stamping out everyone else's beliefs.
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Old 08-28-2010, 07:03 AM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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I think it's actually hard to determine what "the fastest growing religion" is to be honest. Are we meaning in percentage terms? In that case it's certainly not Islam as it's not doubling every decade and I think some newer religions are doing that. Do we mean in raw numbers? In that case I think it might be Islam and that's why I originally answered as I did.

Last I recall the fastest growing religion was Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus or "Universal Church of the Kingdom of God" in Brazil. Although that's more of a single denomination rather than a religion and I don't know where it'd rank in raw numbers. Wicca might be the fastest growing as it's more of a separate religion than a denomination. Among large religions "Pentecostalism", as a religious movement, is likely the fastest growing "religious force" in the world. In the US it's relatively stable, but its growth in Latin America and Africa has been explosive. (Pun somewhat intended, somewhat not)
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Old 08-28-2010, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Metromess
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Thomas R.: Good thoughtful post. Judging by the tenor of the discussion, it's more learned than is called for.

in world!!: Because there was never any shortage of gullible people looking for easy answers, not to mention observance of Islam is required and enforced in Islamic theocracies. The argument from popularity never was proof of the innate correctness of anything.
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