Category Archives: Islam

76. What Motivates Suicide Bombers?

Terrorism as “lashing out” In one section of a popular book on globalization, The World is Flat, Thomas Friedman explores the impact of globalization on the Arab-Muslim world and how this relates to the rise of Muslim based terrorism. [Arab-Muslim] … Continue reading

29. How are we to think about Allah in Islam?

Religions do not bring people to God H. Kraemer in his influential book, The Christian message in a Non-Christian World, builds a strong case for the inability of religions, as human constructs, to bring people to God.  The revelation of … Continue reading

28. Is Allah God?

A recent book review in the Evangelical Baptist (March / April 2005, p. 20) on the book Ishmael: My brother – A Christian Introduction to Islam, contained the provocative statement, “from a biblical vantage point, Allah does not exist.” Such … Continue reading

27. Inappropriate Criticisms of Islam

A recent book review  in the Evangelical Baptist (March / April 2005, p. 20) on the book Ishmael: My brother – A Christian Introduction to Islam demonstrated an unfortunate attitude towards Muslims and an apparent misunderstanding of Islamic theology. In … Continue reading