The following articles are related to the topic of ISLAM

Islam and the Enemy

Annie Laurie Gaylor is co-founder (with her mother) of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (1978 - Madison, Wisconsin). She is married to Dan Barker, author of Losing Faith in Faith, a defunct Pentecostal preacher who now is about as radical and irrational as it is possible for an atheist to be. Apparently, theirs is a marriage made-in-skepticism. It's a toss-up ... read more »

Mohammed and His Religion

The founder of Islam was Mohammed, born at Mecca, in Arabia, A.D. 570. He began his career as prophet and reformer in 610, when forty years old. At first disciples were won slowly, but his cause grew sufficiently to meet with persecution. He fled from Mecca in A.D. 622, and his flight, called the Hegira, supplies the date from which ... read more »

Was Mohammed a Prophet?

"How do I answer the Muslims when they say that Christ was just one of the prophets, and that the last prophet was Mohammed?" The answer - in two words - is: "evidence" and "logic." Let me explain. If it is the case that there is sufficient evidence to establish the proposition that Jesus of Nazareth was the promised Messiah ... read more »

Confronting Islam: Examining the Qur’an

An article appeared in the July, 1997 edition of The Christian Chronicle under the title, "The Islamic World." The author, managing editor Glover Shipp, suggested that "Churches of Christ are at the amateur level in communication with and converting Muslims." Citing Wesley Jones, who is reputed to have a better insight into this matter than most of us, brother Shipp ... read more »

Luke 1:35 – Gabriel vs. Mohammed

Elsewhere on our web site, we have discussed some of the peculiarities of Islam (see "Related Articles"). Briefly, we continue these thoughts here. One of the glaring contrasts between Islam and Christianity is their respective views of Christ.Advocates of Mohammed's system vehemently deny that God could have a Son.The Qur'an states: "He is God, The One and Only; God, the ... read more »

Was Mohammed the Prophet of Whom Moses Spoke?

"Deuteronomy 18:18 says that God would raise up a prophet like Moses from among their brothers. The Israelites (the Jews) and the Ishmaelites (Arabs) were brothers. The prophecy states that 'I will put my words in his mouth and he will tell them everything I command him.' "Moses was born with a human mother and father, he married, had children, ... read more »

Islam and the Deity of Jesus Christ

A Moslem recently made the following comment. "There are no Jewish writings that prophesied the appearing of 'God' on earth in the form of a man."He said this in a denial of the Christian claim that Jesus of Nazareth possessed the nature of "God" in the flesh.He further asserted that Christ never even claimed that he was the "Son of ... read more »

The Growing Anti-Christian Sentiment

For more than a decade now, those who proclaim allegiance to Christianity have been facing an increasingly hostile environment. As far back as 2003, an article published by World Net Daily highlighted a raging dispute that ensued in New York City over whether or not schools may be allowed to display religious symbols. Apparently, Jewish menorahs and Islamic crescents were ... read more »

Islam’s Denial of the Death of Jesus Christ

Islam's Qur'an asserts that Jesus was not crucified; rather, the Savior's death was only "made to appear" as such. Actually, it is alleged, he was "raised up" unto God without dying on the cross (Sura IV.157-158). Here is the text in full: "That they said (in boast), 'We killed Christ Jesus The son of Mary, The Apostle of God'; - ... read more »

Terror from the Sky

Perhaps "numb" is the best word to describe the condition of most Americans on September 11, 2001, as many of us sat mutely staring in horror at the events that unfolded before our eyes via television. The petrifying spectacle of "human missiles" being deployed to bomb the World Trade Center, and Washington's Pentagon, was seen again and again. News analysts ... read more »