Daniel Pipes an Islamophobe? Really? Really?

In the end the best friend of any people or religion is a friend of the truth, and that may include Daniel Pipes: even when he’s wrong. [Read more...]

Evangelicals need Dialogue

Evangelical leaders must surely know that their unfavorable attitudes toward a group of people that hold different religious views than their own cannot be justified as Christian. [Read more...]

How Many Muslims Does it Take?

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What is the take-away? Don’t trust the fear mongers. They are in it for the money not the truth. And it’s the truth that sets us free. [Read more...]

Spirituality: a Hindrance to Dialogue?

. . . this narrow understanding of spirituality is, as we say in Texas, B.S. [Read more...]

Primal, Nomocratic, or Pluralist politics

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Whether in Malaysia, and across the Muslim World, democratic governments and human freedom prosper will depend on end to primal and nomocratic politics, and the rise of pluralist parties to suit pluralist nations. [Read more...]

Islam, Excuses, and the Sacred

Only human life is sacred, and the whole of religion and every individual religion in all its parts forfeits its claim to sanctity when it justifies violence against even a single individual child of the Divine. [Read more...]

Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

Christians of course need to ask whether, from a distinctly Christian theological viewpoint, we worship the same God as Muslims. [Read more...]

Religion and Rationality in the Muslim World

There is a particular hubris in believing that we of the West are the only people capable of taming our passions and pursuing rational self-interest . . . [Read more...]

No Freedom without Religious Freedom in Egypt

Religious freedom is the basis of freedom and democracy, not a byproduct. [Read more...]

A New Year of Violence Against Christians

One is tempted to balance this report with attacks in the Christian West on mosques and Muslims, but in reality there is no comparison in number, deadliness, intensity, and most importantly motivation. [Read more...]


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