I recently purchased this book in the airport on my way back from holiday. The title looks interesting and the author is a Royal Military College of Canada professor. As opposed to standard islamophobia narrative that only Islam and Prophet Muhammad is… Read More ›
Safiyah is a Scottish convert to Islam. Her blog posts are worth reading. Click to enter..
Last month I posted about an academic work I am reading by two of America’s leading biblical scholars entitled: King and Messiah as Son of God, Divine, Human, and Angelic Messianic Figures in Biblical and Related Literature by Adela Yarbro… Read More ›
By Peter Hainesworth, reproduced from the OUP Blog Dante can seem overwhelming. T.S. Eliot’s peremptory declaration that ‘Dante and Shakespeare divide the modern world between them: there is no third’ is more likely to be off-putting these days than inspiring…. Read More ›
This book is recommended by John J Collins, Professor of Biblical Exegesis and Interpretation at Yale University who has written the Forward (see extract below). It arrived at my office this afternoon. I immediately jumped to chapter 8 Jesus Was Wrong as… Read More ›
This volume contains an article recently mentioned on this blog The Hebrew Bible in Islam by Walid A. Saleh. It appears there is much else to devour.
I am currently reading an academic work by two of America’s leading biblical scholars entitled: King and Messiah as Son of God, Divine, Human, and Angelic Messianic Figures in Biblical and Related Literature by Adela Yarbro Collins and John J. Collins… Read More ›
Leo Tolstoy, a Russian novelist, died #OnThisDay in 1910
An overview of the Hebrew Bible in the Islamic religious tradition. A must read article just made available on-line. download for free here: the_hebrew_bible_in_islam_in_the_cambrid-1
A helpful (but not infallible) guide
By Dale Tuggy on October 17, 2016. Reblogged from Trinities Do the gospels according to Matthew, Mark, and Luke discreetly but clearly imply that Jesus is God? This has become a popular reading lately among evangelicals, thanks in large part… Read More ›
When Reza Aslan’s bestseller Zealot came out in 2013, there was criticism that he hadn’t addressed his Muslim faith while writing the origin story of Christianity. In fact, Ross Douthat of The New York Times wrote that “if Aslan had actually… Read More ›
Sacred Freedom – Western Liberalist Ideologies in the Light of Islam Sacred Freedom contains a concise and frank examination of the legitimacy of atheism, humanism, pluralism, democracy and secularism as guiding ideologies for humankind. Discussing the consequences of a pluralistic… Read More ›
“A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. . . . You can shut him up for a fool, you can spit at him and kill him as a demon or you can fall at his feet and call him Lord and God.”
by J. R. Daniel Kirk These famous words by C. S. Lewis beautifully encapsulate the Christianity of my childhood. They underscore how central Jesus’s divinity has been to the church’s confession of faith for the past sixteen hundred years. And… Read More ›
“The modern Westerner, persuaded that he has a right to “think for himself” and imagining that he exercises this right, is unwilling to acknowledge that his every thought has been shaped by cultural and historical influences and that his opinions… Read More ›
review by Kermit Zarley Josh McDowell is an evangelical Christian, a public evangelist, and an apologist. For decades, he was a traveling speaker for the para-church organization Campus Crusade for Christ, that ministers mostly to college students. I was involved… Read More ›
Thanks to Richard Zetter for lending me this book this afternoon.
This is an insightful exposé of the metaphysical foundation of socialism
I am pleased to announce that Ijaz Ahmad and Yahya Snow have accepted my invitation to be authors and contributors to Blogging Theology. You can read the updated list of writers here: Introducing the Blogging Theology writers (old and new)