Islam Archive

Muhammad and the Messiah: Comparing the Central Figures of Islam and Christianity

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 35, number 05 (2012). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.” (Luke 23:34)1 Jesus, during His crucifixion   “May Allah curse the Jews and Christians, for they built the […]

Did Muhammad Believe in Women’s Rights?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 05 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/  SYNOPSIS The view of women in Islam has long been a hot topic, but even more so due to the amount of attention Islam has received in […]

Neither Hindu nor Muslim

SYNOPSIS Sikhism has approximately 25 million followers worldwide, 16 million who reside in the state of Punjab (which straddles Northern India and Pakistan), where the religion originated nearly 500 years ago. Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, was born into Hinduism and familiar with Islam, but disillusioned with both. He nonetheless included some writings of […]

Who Are the Shia?

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume32, number2 (2009). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Synopsis Who are the Shia (or Shiite)Muslims we see headlining our daily news? Shiites make up only ten percent of the Muslim world but comprise almost half of the […]

Submit or Die: The Geostrategic Jihad of Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda (Part Two)

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume29, number5 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Rarely reported by the America media, an intellectual civil war is occurring in Islam between scholars of the emerging Muslim reform movement and radicals who promote militant interpretations […]

Submit or Die: The Geostrategic Jihad of Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda (Part One)

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 29, number 4 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Rarely reported by the American media, an ideological civil war is occurring in Islam between scholars of the emerging Muslim reform movement and radicals who promote […]

Is the Qur’an Credible?

This article first appeared in the Ask Hank column of the Christian Research Journal, volume29, number3 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he […]

Muslim Jihad, Christian Crusades

This article first appeared in the From the Editor column of the Christian Research Journal, volume29, number3 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “The Christian faith has done more harm than good to the human race.” When critics of Christianity make such a claim, they typically […]

Hollywood vs. History

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume29, number3 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Kingdom of Heaven, a recent film set in the era of the Crusades, unfortunately perpetuates the false view that fanatical Christians brought war to an otherwise peaceful Muslim […]

Examining Islamic Apologetics (Part 2)

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 25, number 4 (2003). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Islamic apologetics denies the accuracy and harmony of the Christian Scriptures, as well as the main Christian doctrines that conflict with Islamic theology, namely, the Trinity […]

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