The following is a guest post by author Andrew Livingston. Let me start with a confession: I sometimes have trouble telling what counts as a cliché and what doesn’t. I think I’m hardly alone in this. The internet age… Read More ›
The Criterion of Embarrassment and the Women of Luke
The Criterion of Embarrassment is an oft-used historical tool by those who seek to authenticate and validate the New Testament Gospels insofar as they are understood as historical literature. However, a thoughtful review of this historical tool in light of… Read More ›
Examining the Newest Historical Research on Earliest Quranic Manuscripts I Jay Smith & Ejaz Ahmed
Br. Ejaz Ahmed had a brief dialogue with Jay Smith today (I personally would call it a car crash. RIP Jay). Jay believes all major codices from the Qur’an date to the 8th and 9th centuries CE. Ejaz proved to… Read More ›
Christianity reinvented, again and again..
“Christianity started in Palestine as a fellowship; it moved to Greece and became a philosophy; it moved to Italy and became an institution; it moved to Europe and became a culture; it came to America and became an enterprise.” Rev…. Read More ›
Today in Christian history
On this day in 1616, Galileo Galilei was banned by the Catholic Church from teaching that the earth orbits the sun.
Birds of a feather flock together
I write these words in a very posh neighborhood of Chicago with street names such as Cherokee Road, Indian Tree Drive and Blackhawk Road. It’s a white/Jewish area with a 0.18% Native American population (source). This was once Indian territory. So… Read More ›
The Collection of the Quran Part II
Part II of a two part series on the manner in which the Quran was collected into the form that we have it today. This video goes from the death of the Prophet (SAWS) in the year 632 to the… Read More ›
Jesus, the Law, and a “New” Covenant
A superb educational lecture by a top New Testament scholar. It mentions many things most Christians do not know about the real historical Jesus and the early church.
Jerusalem and the Fulfillment of Prophecy
In a narration recorded by al Musharrah ibn al Murajja al Maqdisi in his work, Fada’il Bayt al Maqdis, we read a prophecy about ‘Umar’s (may Allah be pleased with him) peaceful conquest of Jerusalem. What makes the prophecy special,… Read More ›
The Quran’s Impact on the World
THE QURAN’S IMPACT ON THE WORLD Before the coming of Islam the world was in a state of oppression and injustice. Pre-Islamic Arabia was a dreadful place to live in as the Arabs were a people without any set moral… Read More ›
The dark side of the Reformation: John Calvin and the burning of heretics
On this day in 1553, the condemned heretic Michael Servetus was burned at the stake in Geneva, largely thanks to the efforts of theologian and Protestant reformer John Calvin. Though he remains popular and influential today, Calvin’s involvement in this… Read More ›
Once upon a time in Christian America..
In 1807 Omar ibn Said, a Muslim scholar from Futa Tooro in West Africa, was sold into slavery and taken to North Carolina. While enslaved…
How the teaching of one born again Spirit-filled Christian led to the most evil event in human history
Martin Luther paved the way for the Holocaust John Barrows in the Times of Israel writes: Reformation Day will be celebrated next week as a special national holiday throughout Germany. While Catholic and Protestant areas of Germany often do not… Read More ›
From Petra back to Makka – From “Pibla” back to Qibla
Crackpot theories promoted by hate preacher Jay Smith and his Speakers Corner disciples are here exposed for the utter falsehood they are by a real scholar of the period. Enjoy. A critique of Dan Gibson, Early Islamic Qiblas: A Survey… Read More ›
Response to Converted2Islam “Why I Left Islam”
If you have not seen this it is well worth watching.
Muslims Should Leave Britain! | Paul vs Catholic Hate Preacher | Speakers Corner
This Roman Catholic hate preacher is an official speaker from the Catholic Evidence Guild in London. He calls for the ethnic cleansing of Muslims from the UK. In this video filmed at Speakers Corner yesterday, I challenge his bigotry with lessons from… Read More ›
This is the moment a man called the Adhan at the Alhambra palace in Spain.
This is the moment a man called the Adhan at the Alhambra palace in Spain. pic.twitter.com/fyjSknSUqL — IlmFeed (@IlmFeed) September 9, 2017 Amazing. I visited there last year and calling the adhan was an entirely appropriate thing to do. … Read More ›
A primer on the how the Bible’s violent verses have been used to justify terrorism and genocide
This is a compelling read! This book by the historian professor Philip Jenkins will shock you into seeing how the Bible’s violent passages have been used by evangelical Christians and Catholics to support the violent ethnic cleansing of Native Americans… Read More ›
AN ANGLO-SAXON KING PROCLAIMS THE UNITY OF ALLAH AND THAT MUHAMMAD IS HIS PROPHET
‘In the Numismatical department of the British Museum there is preserved a curious and interesting gold coin, over thirteen hundred and thirty years old, on which is inscribed in unmistakable Arabic characters the declaration that ‘There is no Deity but… Read More ›
Mary the Mother of WHO???
In this segment, Paul Williams informs us of the role of Mary, who is referred to as Maryam in the Qur’an, may Allah be pleased with her, Ameen! What was Mary’s role according to the Bible? and why does her… Read More ›
The Single Greatest Acts of Terrorism in Human History
On 6th August, 1945, the Japanese city of Hiroshima devastated by the act of terror of biblical proportion which as a result 90 percent of the city non combatant civilians immediately boiled, evaporated, carbonized or otherwise disappeared into black smoke or… Read More ›