ISIS

The humanitarian plight of Syrian refugees and the terrorist threat of ISIS seem likely to dominate the cable news channels for weeks to come. But it’s unclear whether Christian preachers will continue to discuss these issues now that the season of Advent has arrived.  On the surface there is little connection between ISIS’s campaign of terror and a season that invites us to prepare for the return of Christ. 
December 2, 2015

ISIS’s primary targets remain Muslims it views as apostate. But a new generation of Christian martyrs is arising as well.
March 4, 2015

With an authorization looming in Congress for our ongoing war against the so-called Islamic State, a muddled conversation has sprung up about the group’s relationship to mainstream Islam, its relationship to American and European policy in the region, and the military and political measures needed to counter it. Graeme Wood interviewed scholars and activists to shed light on what ISIS is trying to accomplish and why. His resulting story—a long tour through the theology, history, and practice of this particularly brutal offshoot of Salafist Islam—is alarming, not least to Wood himself.
February 18, 2015

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