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To Christians and Muslims - A Response to Increasing Tensions

I am writing this post as a Christian, but I am writing too for the sake of an appeal to the common values we all hold most dear. 3,106 more words


ISIS and the Future of Islam - داعش وتأثيره على مستقبل الإسلام

By Martin Accad

Would you believe it? It turns out that more than two dozen conferences and consultations have already been organized by international Islamic bodies in order to condemn the behavior of ISIS! 809 more words


Building Bridges: Islam Scholar John Esposito Talks to OnIslam

SALT LAKE – The Wall Street journal called Professor John L. Esposito “American’s foremost authority and interpreter of Islam.” With over 40 years devoted to the field of Islamic studies, Esposito is well known as one of the world’s most influential bridge builders of understanding between the East and the West. 165 more words


Will India be a Model of Unity in Diversity in the 21st Century?

Two events gripped my attention this last week. First the news on Wednesday that according to the United Nations population division in its 2015 report, India will match and pass China in overall population six years earlier than previously thought. 829 more words

The Christians of Najran and the Spirit of Ramadan

A young Protestant man in college recently sent me an e-mail with some questions about Christian-Muslim relations. He told me that he was interested in witnessing Muslims in worship, and more specifically he wanted to take part in an… 388 more words


Book Review: Christians and Muslims Should Embrace "The Jihad of Jesus"

I turned on the television the other day to hear a Christian American say: “Our enemy is Islam and our enemies are Muslims!” Disturbed by his tone, I shifted to my computer, where I opened the Internet only to see an equally alarming message from a British Muslim: “Islam must crush Christianity, the false religion!” These men are from different religions, but their motives are strikingly similar: oppress those who do not think as they do; use violence, if necessary, to put down other faith groups; and never consider the beliefs and practices of other religious communities to be valid or useful to society. 756 more words


What Could Christians Learn from the 'Party of God'?

by Elias Ghazal

If you are familiar with the politics of the Middle East, you might be disturbed by the title of this blogpost.  That’s because the Party of God is not some right wing pro-Christian party that serves a Christian cause in the Middle East.   959 more words