CAIRO ‚ÄĒ Flames burst from the stage for a grand entrance, and fake fog swirls around a young man in a white robe. He clutches the microphone, gazes seriously into the camera and then, accompanied only by drums, he sings.
"I accept Allah as my God, His religion as my religion, and His Messenger as my Messenger," he intones, as the audience, divided into men's and women's sections, claps along with the rhythm.
The singer is a contestant on a new Islamic version of "American Idol," launched to find and promote talent for the Arab world's first Islamic pop music video channel....
Dan wrote: Why on earth would anything Islamic want to copy something that comes from the Great Satan ‚Äď America! Go figure.
Dan from Tennessee Why? First the U.S. isn't Satan the god of this world so the music these Muslims are aping is really his music besides Satan having been in the presence of God has done a wickedly masterful job of counterfeiting, I stress counterfeiting, what is real (reread the discriptions of the presence and worship of God on His throne in heaven) with thunder and lightenings etc. etc. Modern rock music and sometimes country music as well imitates this in their performances so it is no surprise that Satan who wants to be worshipped would seek to capture men with his music and be enthroned in their performances.
Rob Among lost fallen carnal sinners, those who love 'rock music' I would think it will enhance their view and acceptance of Allah. Just look how so called contemporary Christian music has enhanced the view and acceptance of the "seeker sensitive ecumenical god", you know the one who really doesn't have wrath and welcomes you just like you ...kinda like the false god of the currently popular book, 'The Shack'.