A number of extremely eminent New Testament scholars appear to make the same seemingly bizarre theological move: they practice rigorous adherence to the historical critical method which casts doubt on the historical accuracy of numerous articles of the Christian faith (for… Read More ›
Some Muslims were distributing this new book free of charge this afternoon at Speakers Corner. It looks very good! This book has its own dedicated website
The author of this new book Muhammad Asad (not to be confused with the celebrated, and deceased, Quran translator of the same name) has produced an erudite and well written book. Asad describes his objective as ‘not to indulge in… Read More ›
On this day in 1912 Edward Wilmot Blyden, a pioneer of Pan-Africanist ideas, passed away. View one of Blydon’s major works, in which he argues the positive effects of Islam in West Africa at our #BLwestafrica exhibition.
The very first paragraph (see below) of Milestones by Egyptian Islamist author Sayyid Qutb contains two rather extreme (even outrageous) claims, namely, that the Western world has no healthy values at all, and possess nothing at all to satisfy its own… Read More ›
Just arrived today..
I nearly dribbled all over my tie when I saw this…
I just came across this new post on Ehrman’s blog. It looks very interesting…
I have just got back from the wondrous Foyles Bookshop in Charing Cross Road, having bought two succulent gems.. St Paul: The Misunderstood Apostle has just been published, written by the celebrated religious commentator Karen Armstrong. I always appreciate her balanced… Read More ›
Learn about the influence of Shakespeare and the King James Bible on the English Language. Fascinating!
The Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) constitutes the most serious threat Islam has ever faced. To justify its horrible crimes and appeal to Muslims around the world, ISIS has based its ideology on a superficial and literalist approach… Read More ›