Christians and Jews Step up Anti-Islam Message in Nashville

No to Islam twoWhile Muslims are constantly trying to silence the critics of Islam, our numbers are clearly on the rise. We have them vastly outnumbered and we need to use that to our advantage. For those that are still waiting for “moderate” Islam to come to the rescue, don’t hold your breath. Denying a Koran verse is to apostate from Islam.

ACTS THAT ENTAIL LEAVING ISLAM
o8.7 (7) to deny any verse of the Koran or anything by which scholarly consensus (def: b7) belongs to it, or to add a verse that does not belong to it;
o8.0 APOSTASY FROM ISLAM

(O: Leaving Islam is the ugliest form of unbelief (kufr) and the worst….)
So as non -Muslims we obviously cannot rely on this to happen. Which is one of the reasons that we must continue to get our message out. Keep up the good work guys!


Is Islam a threat to America?

Nashville activists warn churchgoers of violent threats to America; Muslims call campaign unfair

BY BOB SMIETANA AND KATE HOWARD • THE TENNESSEAN • DECEMBER 6, 2009

A belief that Muslims are out to destroy the American way of life is gaining a foothold in some Christian and Jewish circles in Nashville.

The movement spreads its message through films, books and the Internet.

Its sentiment: Islam is an evil religion rooted in hatred and nurtured by violence.

Some churches have gotten involved, hosting viewings of movies that alert Jews and Christians of the perceived dangers worldwide. One film, produced by a local filmmaker, warns that a second Holocaust is imminent if Americans do not stand united politically with Israel.

Muslims say the messages are an unfair characterization of their beliefs that began with the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and are perpetuated whenever someone professing to be a Muslim commits an act of violence, such as the recent shooting deaths at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas.

“We have become the bogeyman of the world,”said Amir Arain, spokesman for the Islamic Center of Nashville, the city’s oldest mosque, founded in 1979. “Fringe fundamentalists they are talking about, that they think defines Islam, is only 1 to 2 percent, and we do agree that there is a problem. It’s a very small quantity or small group of the whole Muslim ummah, or nation, that has somehow hijacked our faith.”

In a recent survey, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that 52 percent of those polled admit they are extremely concerned about Islamic extremism.

Unreliable information about Islam is making matters worse, said Warren Larson, director of the Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies at Columbia International University in South Carolina. Larson, a Christian and former missionary who lived in Pakistan for 23 years, says anti-Muslim groups are taking the wrong approach.

“I don’t think they are helping us appreciate and love Muslims as much as they are getting us to hate Muslims,” he said. He advocates converting Muslims to Christianity through a message of love.

Act! For America, a national group whose mission is to educate people about the “multiple threats of Islamofascism,” has 328 local chapters across the country. One of its largest chapters, with about 400 members, is in Davidson County. Act West Nashville has 400 to 600 people on its mailing list but local leaders will not say how many of those are considered active.

The group has shown films like Homegrown Jihad, which alleges there are 35 terrorist training camps in the United States, and First Comes Saturday, Then Comes Sunday, which claims Muslims will first destroy Jews and then Christians. It also runs a blog at actwestnashville.com, with links to Web sites like Jihadwatch.com.

Act West Nashville spokesman Vijay Kumar, who was born in India but is now an American citizen, thinks the United States should ban immigration from Islamic countries. The group has met to share its concerns with 40 churches and community groups, Kumar said, but he refused to name them, citing privacy concerns of the host groups.

Rabbi Saul Strosberg, of Congregation Sherith Israel of Nashville, agrees that radical Islam is a threat. He met with members of Act West Nashville but isn’t convinced a fear-based response to Islam will help anyone.

“There are a lot of people in Nashville and Act! For America who want to expose the dangerous elements of Quran,” he said. “I say great, we should all learn about each other’s religion. But the question is, What’s next? What are you prepared to do next, once you say that half the world or a third of the world is your enemy? Once we’ve scared each other to death, what is the next step?

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CL:

The next step is to end Muslim immigration and officially ban Sharia Law. Then arrest and deport if possible, any Muslim that calls for it after the law is passed. All pro-Sharia Muslims are to be looked upon as enemies of the state. Just as Nazis were.No to Islam two

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11 comments for “Christians and Jews Step up Anti-Islam Message in Nashville

  1. December 7, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    “We have become the bogeyman of the world,”said Amir Arain, spokesman for the Islamic Center of Nashville, the city’s oldest mosque, founded in 1979. “Fringe fundamentalists they are talking about, that they think defines Islam, is only 1 to 2 percent, and we do agree that there is a problem. It’s a very small quantity or small group of the whole Muslim ummah, or nation, that has somehow hijacked our faith.”

    And that 1-2% can wreak a lot of damage!

    Meanwhile, "moderate" Moslems aren't thinning the ranks of the ummah of the terrorists. This makes the "moderates" complicit.

    • December 7, 2009 at 5:54 pm

      Hi AOW,
      Of course he did not mention that it is a lot more than 1-2 %, that are involved in the political Islamic movement.

  2. December 7, 2009 at 5:30 pm

    With only 400 – 600 members in Nashville, that's a drop in the bucket. The numbers should be much larger, but I'm thankful for this small group and pray they will grow. We live about half way between Nashville and Jackson, Tennessee and are in Nashville quite often. Several cities in Tennessee have growing Muslim populations and those populations know how to work the system in their favor. It needs to be stopped.

  3. PETE
    December 7, 2009 at 6:36 pm

    I BET THE FBI IS OBSERVING ACT WEST NASHVILLE VERY CLOSELY.

    • December 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm

      Sounds like something that the authorities in the UK would do. The West is backwards.

  4. December 8, 2009 at 2:42 am

    http://www.examiner.com/x-28964-Anchorage-Conserv

    Excellent post. We need to organize other websites like this.

    • December 8, 2009 at 2:48 am

      Hi Franke,
      Keep up the good work yourself. I update this site several times daily and you can always reach me through the contact icon here.

      • December 10, 2009 at 8:36 am

        What? No death threats yet? Geeeeez- what are you doing wrong?

        Glad that we singthe same music…But a bigger band is needed, for sure.

  5. December 7, 2009 at 11:41 pm

    They should be watching the Mosque's instead.

  6. January 29, 2012 at 12:06 am

    Listen up Radical Islam has only to blaim the fact is that you cannot negate these actons? If you are integrated it is your right to speak out!

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