What is it? Don't We Really All Worship the Same god(God)??
|Much has been said in recent days by politicians and media to the effect that Islam is a peaceful religion, that we all worship the same god (God), and that all religions are basically equal, and that religious beliefs are not the problem, but only a few individuals who are extremists. Is that accurate? What is the real truth?|
Helpful Online Articles
Basics of Islam. Christianity Today. 3/27/2001
How Peaceful is Islam? Christianity Today. 9/17/01
What's Right with Islam Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, 10/27/2001
What's Wrong with Islam Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, 10/27/2001
How the Press Covers Islam Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, 3/9/2003
How the Press Sides with Islam Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, 3/9/2003
What the Press Does Not Report About Islam Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, 3/9/2003
A Lethal "gospel" Gene Edward Veith, World Magazine, February 22, 2003
Is Islam a Religion of Peace? James A. Beverly, Christianity Today, January 7, 2002
Islam 101. The Basics. James A. Beverly, Christian History, Summer, 2002
How Islam is Winning Black America. Carl Ellis, Christianity Today, April 3, 2000
Islam and Democracy - The Rule of Man Mindy Belz, World Magazine, 3/23//2003
How Islam Leads to Brutality and Dictatorship Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, 10/27/2001
Islam Theologically Leads to Terrorism Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, 10/27/2001
The Myth of Islamic Tolerance. Books and Culture interview in 1998 by Michael Cromartie
The Violent Face of Jihad. Christianity Today. April 23, 2001
One Nation Under Different Gods Janet Chismar, Religion Today
Crosswalk.com. Various articles
Does Islam Pose a Threat to the West? Uurksel Sezgin, Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs,
Vol. 5 No. 2June 2000
Islam According to Oprah. Rod Dreher, New York Post, October 8, 2001
Islamists and American Foreign Policy. Mamoun Fandy, Vol. 1, No. 21, December 1996. Center for
Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown U.
(Several years old, but continues to espouse the fuzzy linkage between democracy and Islam.)
Country Studies. Library of Congress, country studies by the Department of the Army.
(Search historical, cultural and religious background information on various countries with a threat analysis.)
Islam online. Contemporary Islamic site, "taking the middle ground....but not violating Shar'ia" ??????
Muhammadanism.org Outreach site to Muslims by Christian former Muslims
Islam: The Way, the Truth, and the Light?
Answers to Islam.
Response to Islam
Helpful Books & Periodicals
Handbook of Today’s Religions, Josh McDowell and Don Stewart, (San Bernardino: Here’s Life Publishers)
(deals openly with theological differences in systems)
What You Need to Know About Islam and Muslims. George Braswell. ( former S. Baptist missionary to Iran)
Islam: Its Prophet, Peoples, Politics, and Power, Braswell, George, Nashville, TN, Broadman 1996. 338 p
Christian Witness Among Muslims, Voice of the Martyrs (older missionary publication)
A Christian's Response to Islam, William Miller (older missionary publication)
A History of the Arab Peoples, Albert Hourani, (Cambridge: Harvard/Belknap Press, 1991)
Muslims and Christians at the Table, Bruce McDowell and Anees Zaka, (Phillipsburg: P&R, 1999)
Ten Steps in Witnessing to Muslims, Anees Zaka, (Philadelphia: Church Without Walls, 1998)
Christian Faiths and Other Faiths, Stephen Neill
Fundamentalisms Comprehended, edited by Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby. Chicago, University of
Chicago Press, 1995. 522 p.9 (caution: very liberal)
..Unity and Diversity in Islamic Fundamentalism, pp 179-198.
..Muslim Fundamentalists: Psychosocial Profiles, pp 199-230
Muhammad and the Origins of Islam, Peters, F. E. . Albany, State U. of New York Press, 1994. 334 p.
Women in the Qur'an: Traditions and Interpretation, Stowasser, Barbara, NY, Oxford U Press, 1994. 206 p.
Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism, Kibble, David G., Military Review 75:40-45 Sep-October 1995.
Understanding Justice in an Islamic Context: Some Points of Contrast with Western Theories,
Smirnov, A. . Philosophy East & West 46:337-350 July 1996.
Jihad in the 20th Century, Gawrych, George W., Military Review 75:33-39 September-October 1995