The great religious civil war of this century afflicts not only Islam but also Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism. It’s the conflict between those in every faith who promote a punitive, disciplinary deity and those who worship a merciful, loving god. Not all confrontations will be violent, but many will be venomous.
No, it’s not.
Indeed there are many Roman Catholics who, in spite of their beliefs, looks past it all and reach out by faith to the living Saviour. Oh yes, such accept Christ as their personal Saviour, are born again and leave the old life behind. Such we call “converted former Roman Catholics.”
But the question here is are there any saved Roman Catholics? That is, being a saved person and remaining in Roman Catholicism.
Just as you cannot mix fire and water, neither can one be a saved person and remain a faithful Roman Catholic.
But here’s the thing. Jack Chick is not trying to kill me. And he does not apologize for those that do.
There is a real global insurgency, essentially Arabist and Islamist. Conflating that with bigotry is a big mistake, and one Ralph Peters makes all too easily.