Abdul El-Sayed, potentially the nation’s first Muslim governor, sounds like the quintessential progressive politician. According to his website, the Michigan Democrat upholds “strict separation of church and state,” and vows to “defend the right of all Americans to pray as they choose.” He also opposes discrimination against the LGBTQ community and supports a pathway to
Young girls need to have the tip of their “sexual sensitive part” cut off or “hypersexuality” will take over society and women will turn to multiple partners to satisfy their rampant sexual desires. So says Muslim Imam Shaker Elsayed, the resident imam at the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia. “In societies where circumcision
I was glad to be on One America News Network’s Tipping Point on May 12 to discuss the State Department video that tried to obscure the fact that female genital mutilation (FGM) is an Islamic problem. Watch below, and read my article in the Federalist about the issue. >
Two Michigan doctors and a spouse are being charged in the nation’s first federal criminal prosecution involving female genital mutilation (FGM), and the State Department wants to make sure we don’t get the wrong idea. “When we think of female genital mutilation, we usually think of African cultures and non-Christian religions,” says A. Renee Bergstrom,
What is at stake in the debate concerning whether Muslims and Christians worship the same God? This is the first question I posed to Dr. Miroslav Volf and Dr. Nabeel Qureshi in a podcast discussion on the topic I published earlier this week. Volf, who is the leading Protestant proponent of the same God view,
Is Islam a religion of peace? This question is central to determining whether Christians and Muslims worship the same God. After all, if they do, one would expect both religions to promote the same virtues. Yet, as former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi discusses in part two of my interview with him, Islam, as Muhammad taught, differs
Do Muslims & Christians Worship the Same God?: An Interview with Former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi, Part One
Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God? This has become the focus of a national discussion following the controversy over this issue at Wheaton College. Wheaton last week suspended political science professor, Larycia Hawkins, after she donned a hijab, or Muslim headdress, to show solidarity with Muslims, and then posted the following on her
Is Wheaton College’s Response to Faculty Asserting That Muslims and Christians “Worship the Same God” Adequate?
UPDATE: Wheaton places professor on administrative leave The evangelical flagship, Wheaton College, has issued a statement affirming that “salvation is through Christ alone,” following the assertion by some of its faculty that Muslims and Christians “worship the same God.” The college also promised to initiate discussions on campus about appropriate ways to reach out to
Today, we face an enemy that has killed about 60,000 U.S. and allied troops in the past decade — and just last month, killed more than 5,000 innocent civilians. Yet Sunday night, President Obama assured the American people that Islamic extremism represents only a “tiny fraction of Muslims.” And, he argued that his policy, which has
I’ve always known that God loves Muslims and I should too. But, to be honest, loving those who adhere to a religion that inspires heinous atrocities around the world has always been tough for me. It’s not that I harbored hatred toward Muslims. Truth is, I never really knew any Muslims all that well.