There’s some good news amid the gloom of global terrorism—namely, the little-known world of wasatiyya, or centrist, Islam.
Anton Wessels emphasizes points of convergence among the Abrahamic religions, even assimilating their scriptural perspectives into a single story. It's an audacious wager, and not without dangers.
In the decade since 9/11, it seems as though every trade publisher and university press has brought forth a guide to the Qur’an for the perplexed. Carl Ernst eschews the usual method for books of this sort.
Christians would be outraged if they learned of Muslims burning the Bible. Muslims have an even greater reverence for their holy book.
Following the attacks of 9/11, the congregation I serve became aware that though it has a longstanding relationship with a nearby synagogue, it has had no ongoing connection with Muslims.