So president obama is evidently taking a ration of right-wing blow back for comments at today's national prayer breakfast comparing the heinous actions of isis to the heinous actions of the crusades. All in all, a common belief among many muslims and christians today, the war against radical islam and the west today is due to the muslims’ misconception for the christians’ reason for organizing the crusades as well as the antagonistic actions of certain christians during the crusades. “he seems to be casting them as an example of a distortion of christianity and trying to compare that to what he sees as a distortion of islam in the actions of isis,” madden said “the initial goal of the crusades was to give back lands to christians that been conquered, due to muslim conquests. Just as millions of muslims around the world have decried the actions of isis as unislamic — and why five muslims have won the nobel peace prize since 2000 in their faith-rooted pursuit of peace. It is thought that muslims were the innocent party and the crusades instigated their hatred of the west, that crusaders massacred innocent jews and even other christians, that children were sent to war, and that all of this was done to get rich.
Huckabee, a former minister, said he took offense to the parallel, claiming that christians, even during the time of the crusades, were simply responding to muslim violence. Violence perpetuated in the name of religion is a global, historical sin that humanity is challenged to eradicate, president obama said at the national prayer breakfast feb 5 in washington. Muslim torture during the time of the crusades when christian orthodox constantinople was falling to the muslims, they asked for help there is so much written information on the atrocities the muslims have done over and over again through out history.
Americans don't deny that crimes were committed in the name of christ during the crusades, but many find the comparison with isis inappropriate americans agree – at least in part – with some of president obama’s remarks at the national prayer breakfast last week about violence in the name of. The crusades happened hundreds of years ago in a time where the entire world was a pretty fucked up place by today's standards isis is happening now it's more of obama being an apologist for islamic extremism than anything. The second section deals with jesus’ view of jerusalem and how this should influence christians today, and the second section also analyzes the islamic view of jerusalem, as represented by two academic muslims working in america. After president obama’s remarks comparing isis militants to medieval christian crusaders ignited remember that during the crusades and sees as a distortion of islam in the actions of. Home / latest news releases / obama insults christians previous next remember that during the crusades and the inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of christ” the leading authority on the inquisition, a total of 1,394 people were killed during the inquisition today, muslim madmen kill more than that in a few.
Graham, president and ceo of the billy graham evangelistic association, wrote: today at the national prayer breakfast, the president implied that what isis is doing is equivalent to what happened over 1,000 years ago during the crusades and the inquisition. Few historians would grant president obama a valid point when he tries to compare christian excesses during the crusades with today's actions by the islamic state. Prominent american christian evangelist franklin graham refuted us president barack obama's comparison between islam and christianity, in his recent equivalence between islamic state actions, the. So much for the pc, us news, muslim outright lie that begins with the statement, during the crusades, east and west first met, and that later in the article called the crusades, the first major clash between islam and western christendom. Obama's national prayer breakfast speech thursday was criticized after he compared the actions of isis to slavery in the us and the crusades today because of stuff christians did in the.
This article was originally published on the conversation read the original article the so-called islamic state (isis) continues to use its online propaganda magazine to appropriate the crusades. In comparison, we have isis today they have rampaged through the middle east, killing christians, jews and muslims, destroyed churches and have completely ridden towns of any evidence of christians and christianity. The crusades were a defensive christian reaction against muslim madmen of the middle ages” more thoughtfully, russell moore, president of the southern baptist ethics and religious liberty commission, called obama’s comments about christianity “an unfortunate attempt at a wrongheaded moral comparison.
This morning, president obama addressed the national prayer breakfast, and decided to use the occasion to openly attack christians and compare their actions and beliefs to the horrific tactics used by the islamic state (isis. The point that obama was making, which many christian conservatives seem to have intentionally missed, is that religious violence is not exclusive to any one religion and that it is counterproductive to blame the religion of 16 billion muslims for the actions of isis. In response to president barack obama drawing a parallel between the barbaric acts of the islamic state today with actions by christians during the crusades, which ended 700 years ago, evangelist franklin graham said there was a difference between jesus christ who “taught peace “ and did “not take life” versus mohammed, who “was a warrior and killed many innocent people. The real problem, which led many commentators to object, is the comparison of the crusades to isis, as if barbaric evil was sanctioned by the church during the crusades president obama is not alone in misunderstanding history.