I write a lot about loving your neighbor, or even loving your enemy, in the context of Christian-Muslim relations, where everything from prejudice to outright violent persecution is a daily reality for millions of people of faith. This crucible of the human experience is not lost on Hollywood either. But rather than make … More Andrew Garfield finds Jesus in SILENCE
(an interview with Nick Armstrong of Glocal Community Partners) For the past 3 years Nick and Laura Armstrong have been working with refugees in Boise, ID. Over 50% of the refugees coming to Boise are Muslim, and not everyone in the community is ready to welcome them. So Nick and Laura built relationships with 45 … More Refugees—Fresh Starts Require New Friends
In my last post I urged for Muslim voices to speak out for reformation and justice. Today I want to give you an example of one such reformer. Mustafa Akyol is currently a senior fellow at the Freedom Project at Wellesley College. His new book The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a … More A Muslim Reformer
German Chancellor Angela Merkel thinks so, calling Christianity “the most persecuted religion in the world.” Other Western leaders have made similar statements. But I began to wonder, is it true? So the research began… The first thing I discovered is that in terms of how many nations persecute those of another religion, Christianity and Islam … More Are Christians Persecuted more than Muslims?