U.S.-Based Imam Claims Mutilating Girls’ Genitals Necessary to Curb “Hypersexuality”

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

Is Female Genital Mutilation an Islamic Problem?

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,

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

God Loves Muslims – And Now, So Do I

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.

Why Debate People of Other Faiths?

Is anything really gained from debates between Christians and adherents of other religions? Some say no and that sparring intellectually simply alienates those who believe differently. But for Dr. Nabeel Qureshi, a Muslim convert to Christianity, a debate between a Christian and Muslim apologist actually accelerated his journey to Christ. And interestingly, today Nabeel will