To lionize the missionary’s courage, Muslims were cast as implacable adversaries and served as the quintessential foil.
I love Genesis for some of the same reasons the church fathers were wary of it.
The history and struggles of the Nigerian movement known as Boko Haram are more complicated than they first appear.
Can the word God be separated from the particular tradition by which God is known? Christians have long answered this question both ways.
Writing at a safe remove from the fever swamps and the hate crimes—without, in fact, even mentioning them—Ross Douthat argues that pious Muslims must inevitably face conflict between the “lure of conquest, the pull of violent jihad” and the ambiguous, unsettled place of traditional religion in a secularizing culture.
It’s almost certain that historic Christian devotion to the Virgin Mary began in Egypt. The nation’s Muslims often plead for her help, too.
Can "Abrahamic" replace "Judeo-Christian"? And without sacrificing the integrity of three different traditions?
"The Qur'an is like a stream of divine consciousness. The literal meaning of the Qur'an is never the literal meaning of the Qur'an."