In the aftermath of the 2001 September 11 attacks, when the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others by bringing four passenger airliners operated by two major U.S. passenger air carriers (United Airlines and American Airlines) as deadly tools damaging the American nation and having the United States responding to the attacks by launching the War on Terror and invading Afghanistan to depose the Taliban, which had harboured al-Qaeda, there was a growing interest in Islam in a good as well in a bad sense.

In certain parts of the cities Antwerp and Brussels particular Muslim movements tried to bring others to a very conservative form of Islam and groups like Sharia4Belgium started trying to get youngsters willing to go fighting for the ‘good cause’ in Syria and other places. Those enthusiast blinded Caucasian quickly converted Muslims not only came to fight far away from us. They also started using Belgium as a base for getting jihadi fighters as well to train for and to prepare terrorist attacks in Europe itself.

Those young people who got a weird view of what would be in the Qu’ran also gave a wrong idea to others. Not only brought they damage to the many sincere Muslim brothers and sisters all over the world, they also caused damage to Allah, making of Him a terrible god of war.

2015 and 2016 were the years in Europe where the Islam and other religions came under fire. The extreme Islamic terrorists made life for many Muslims unbearable and brought fear all over the West of Europe and several Asiatic countries. ISIS and Boko Haram fighters did lots of things of which the Qu’ran says it may not be done. Though lots of non-Muslim people did not see, or did not want to see, that those jihadi where so called fighting in the Name of Allah, though did lots of things which are against the Will of Allah.

Jihadism (also jihadist movement, jihadi movement and variants) is a 21st-century neologism found in the Western languages to describe Islamist militant movements perceived as a military movement “rooted in Islam” and “existentially threatening” to the West. {the Free Encyclopedia Wikipedia on Jihadism}

In our regions many politicians wanted to bring fear over the citizens by calling Muslims to be a danger for Western culture. The particular clothing of conservative Muslims became something lots of people not liking any more. The different terrorist attacks also put oil on the fire and the debate on Islam and religion. Many atheist saying religion was the cause of all trouble in this world and the main cause of the many present wars.

At the same time there was a growing anti-Semitism and came Europe under pressure by the many immigrants who came from Africa as well as the Middle East. Under those immigrants there where also so called Muslims who did not behave like a proper Muslim should do. They too brought a blemish spot on the Muslim community.

Having so many debates on the right of existence of religion or not and on the danger or no danger of religion, as well on the existence of God, I found it a good reason to bring the discussion also on the table at the internet. In the hope to bring all sorts of people to come to see who Allah or God is and what is written in the Qu’ran, the sacred scripture of Islam and, for all Muslims, the very word of God, revealed through the agency of the archangel Gabriel, and the Bible and how they do or do not relate with each other.

This site should shed a light on the different Judaic, Christian and Muslim communities as well as other religious groups and should come to show what is written in all their ‘holy books’. When people would know more what is really written in those books and how they are interpreted rightly or wrongly by the believers of that group and/or by others, this should help to have them to see the differences in tradition and in the facts of the writings and have them to relate better with each other and/or to be able to discuss the different matters better with each other in a friendly and comprehensible way on compassionate manner.



2016 November the 30th this inquiring website started bringing articles in English and Dutch, wondering about the existence and essence of a Creature, a Supreme Divine Being, who would have no beginning and no end and being able to be everywhere and to know everything whilst those beings He created where limited in knowledge and by their own fault became governed by the laws of nature, death, and submitted to the Law of God. I wanted to delve in the Holy Scriptures and to find out what the different religious groups in Islam and the different groups (or denominations) in Christendom or in Christianity teach.

In the last month of the year 2016 this site managed to receive 214 visitors who offered 529 views for 17 posts published. I was pleased and thankful for the 4 likes and got 106 comments.

In that first month of existence, 255 visitors came from the United States of America; 139 from the Netherlands; 32 from the United Kingdom; 16 from Belgium; 15 from Australia and 11 from Canada.

46 views were delivered by search machines.

“Looking for answers on the question Is there a God #2 Pantheon of gods and celebrations” in its first month was good for 87 views, followed by the Dutch article “Op zoek naar een God boven alle goden” with 77 views.



Additional reading

  1. Al-Qaeda regaining foothold in Middle East bubonic plague for American elections
  2. Reluctance to act in Syrian civil war
  3. Islamic State forcing the West to provide means for Kurdistan
  4. Demand of 15 years for leader Sharia4Belgium
  5. ISIL will find no safe haven
  6. Being Charlie 8
  7. Cities not under fear but monuments feared
  8. Coming closer to the end of 2015 and the end for Donald Trump as presidential candidate
  9. Silence, devotion, Salafists, quietists, weaponry, bombings, books, writers and terrorists
  10. Anti-Semitism ‘on the rise’ in Europe
  11. Refugee crisis, terrorist attacks and created fear
  12. Terrorist attacks in Brussels
  13. How long to wait before bringing religiousness and spirituality in practice
  14. Did the internet fueled a heightened sense of unrest among people?
  15. Stepping Toes 2015 in review



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