Islam

The Underground Revival in the Middle East That Might Take Down Islam

The churning, tempestuous world looks remarkably different than many imagine. This is undoubtedly true if you’re an average American.  In the darkest corners of the Middle East there’s a revival beginning that’s unprecedented in the history of world missions. I’ve previously reflected on it hereand here, but I wanted to take this amazing story further than before. …

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Federal Court Says Criticism of Islam is Punishable

The First Amendment guarantees that the government cannot suppress free speech or favor a religion — but a court in New Jersey is violating both of those promises. According to a report from the Thomas More Law Center, residents of Bernards Township, New Jersey, have been banned from bringing up the topic of Muslims or …

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Recent Study Finds Radicalized Muslims Have Little Actual Knowledge Of Islam

Extremists and Islamophobes alike have attempted to paint violent factions within Islam as the true expression of the faith. But a new study gives credence to what countless Muslim leaders, activists and scholars have argued: that groups like the self-proclaimed Islamic State are Muslim in name alone. A group of German scholars at the Universities of Bielefeld and …

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Christian Father Charged With Murdering His Daughter for Dating a Muslim

A Christian father was charged with murdering his daughter for dating a Muslim. Sami Karra allegedly killed his 17-year-old daughter in an “honor killing,” because she was dating an imprisoned Muslim man and reportedly had plans to convert after his release, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz. Daughter Henriette was found dead of stab wounds in …

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Tensions Rise Between Muslims and Christians In C.A.R.

Bria, Central African Republic – In mid-May the armed group the Popular Front for the Renaissance of Central African Republic (FPRC) marched into the town of Bria in the Central African Republic (CAR). Tens of thousands of, mostly Christian, civilians were displaced as the group faced off with anti-balaka fighters in the town, located some …

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Public School Turns Classrooms into Muslim Prayer Rooms

A New York high school has transformed two vacant rooms into areas where Muslim students can pray during Ramadan. A spokesperson for Shenendehowa High School said the decision to offer Muslim prayer rooms on public property is part of their effort to be culturally proficient. “The school is trying to do a lot more to …

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Prominent Muslim Attempts to Defend Islam Using Bible; Correctly Gets Roasted By Twitter

Shariah law advocate Linda Sarsour, who is also a leader in the “resistance” movement against President Donald Trump, invoked the Bible and Torah on Saturday to defend Islam. On Saturday, demonstrators took to streets across the country in organized anti-Shariah law protests. Of course, they were met with counter protesters who called them racist and …

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Reading, Writing, and Ramadan?

In San Diego, kids can finally celebrate their faith in schools — as long as that faith is Islam. In a bizarre move, the California school board voted unanimously to start incorporating more Muslim-themed lessons into classrooms. Officials of the San Diego Unified School District claim the decision will help combat “Islamophobia,” which they argue …

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Pentecostal Church becomes Mosque?

To say this news is not a little upsetting, I would be lying. A Pentecostal Church in Smithfield, NC has become a new mosque for muslims. While it is not because of the Pentecostal becoming muslims, it is still upsetting to see a place that once proclaimed the power of Pentecost become a center for …

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Non Believer Says to ISIS “Their God Is My God” Before Beheading

ISIS announced the execution of 21 Copts but only 20 names were confirmed, most of them were from the province of Minya(Upper Egypt). There was an inaccuracy in the number of Egyptian Hostages; there were only 20 Egyptians(Copts). Then who was this remaining one non-Coptic victim? Ahram-Canadian News was able to gather information about this …

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USA Today Front Page Labels Christianity as Demonic

Facts don’t always line up to tell the truth—especially in today’s world of news, where facts are often used to lead the reader or viewer to believe a complete lie. This is what happened last week when USA Today ran a front-page story headlined, “Genital mutilation victims break their silence: ‘This is demonic.’” Under the …

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Doctor’s arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Patwa, 46, doesn’t remember undergoing the procedure, which is also called female genital mutilation or cutting and which has been …

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