The wall and the living room

In recent conversations with a Muslim friend, I found the conversation becoming somewhat repetitive and confused as my friend and I struggled to interact with each other’s arguments while wearing different hats. These different hats are those of the ‘outsider’ and those of the ‘insider’, those of the allegedly objective outside observer and the self-confessedly […]

The ‘coincidence’ of the trees

One of my subsidiary arguments in response to Islam is that, in my opinion, it provides a less compelling ‘meta-narrative’ than the Bible. The Bible provides a richer overarching storyline of fall and redemption, which in the Qur’an is transformed into a repetitive cycle of homogenised prophetic cycles. Where the Qur’an gains simplicity, a feature […]