I'm a Catholic and I'm stuck with an atheist in a discussion regarding, according to the atheist folk, illogical result receiving the consequences of choosing not to believe in something, as in: I can't fly out of my car if I don't fasten my seatbelt, because I don't believe I'll get in a crash.
Basically, he thinks that I would spent eternity on Islamic Hell because I don't believe in its existence or I don't believe in the Islamic God. In Catholicisms, we have very good defined teachings on these regards, about what is Hell and how you get there (to put in some way), But for the sake of our conversation, I would like to know what actions or reasons will put you to spent eternity on Hell, according to the Islamic Tradition?
I have tried to explain to him that Muslims profess to hold the faith of Abraham, and together with us [The Catholic Church] they adore the one, merciful God, mankind's judge on the last day. But he keeps using the distinctive.
Pax et bonum.