March 27, 2006

The Abdul Rahman Case Sparks Interest in Christianity

It seems that the case of the Afghan, Abdul Rahman that converted from Islam to Christianity has sparked a greater interest in Christianity by Muslims.

Hussain Andaryas run a pro Christian web site and has seen his hit rate go from 300 unique visitors a month to hundreds of thousands.

Andaryas was tortured when he converted to Christianity.

Andaryas' own journey took him from Afghanistan to Iran, where he said he was caught communicating with a local Christian and arrested. In detention, he was cut with a knife and beaten with a rod bearing the words "confession or death" in Farsi.

"The three days and nights of torture in Iran brought me to understand that God cannot be like that, that God does not need protection for His religion, His way," he wrote later.

He later managed to leave Iran and eventually found his way to the U.S. by way of Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan and India.

Posted by The Vorlon at March 27, 2006 8:04 PM

The Muslim religion is not one of acceptance of other religions. It is not a religion of peace.

Posted by: Reb Orrell at March 29, 2006 8:27 AM

At least not the way I see it being practiced.

Posted by: Ted at March 29, 2006 4:50 PM