On August 11 in Dallas, I delivered an hour-long talk as part of the North American Lutheran Church’s “Braaten/Benne Lectures in Theology.” The title of my presentation was “Muslim Persecution of Christian Martyrs: Past and Present.” Topics discussed include Islamic doctrine concerning Christianity; Islamic history as a manifestation of said Islamic doctrine; and, continuity — […]
While Obama sides with the jihad, or “freedom fighters”…
Muslim migrant influx strains Christian world’s tension between being “wise as serpents, innocent as doves.” Bulgaria offers a way forward.
Danish, Portuguese Some central and east European countries are being criticized by more “progressive” Western nations for not wanting to take in Muslim refugees. Chief among them is Hungary, specifically in the person of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Western media are characterizing him as “xenophobic,” “full of hate speech,” and Europe’s “creeping dictator.” Sounding like […]
All the right reasons the Left detests…
The idea that Islam needs to reform is again in the spotlight following the recent publication of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s new book, Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now. While Ali makes the argument that Islam can reform—and is in desperate need of taking the extreme measures she suggests to do so—many of her critics […]
FrontPage Magazine Here in the United States, where Americans are used to hearing their president always invoke Christianity in a manner that silences Christians, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron’s recent Easter message was moderately refreshing. Among other things, Cameron made it a point to say “that we should feel proud to say, ‘This is […]
On March 2, I was interviewed on Issues, Etc., with Todd Wilken. Topics included why the Islamic State hates Christians so, the doctrinal roots of this animus, its appeal, and more. Click here to listen to the 20-minute interview.
FrontPage Magazine Portuguese During the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, U.S. President Obama tried to shield Islam from criticism by depicting Christianity as equally violent and intolerant (via comments about crusades, inquisitions, and “high horses”). Much lesser known is that he also tried to shield Islam by invoking Christian virtues. In many ways, his […]
The mother of Kyrillos (Cyrus), one of the 21 Coptic Christians recently butchered by the Islamic State in Libya, said in a recent interview that she forgives the Muslim murderers of her son — since he is now “with his Lord” — and prays that they see the light and turn from evil. Said the […]