Should Christians Say Islam is Essentially Sexist and Violent?

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Civility is a Christian virtue. It is true that some of the sermons in the New Testament use abrupt, harsh language. But Paul did not begin his sermons in Lystra and Athens by demonising idolaters. And Jesus did not compare the religion of the Samaritans or the pagans who lived in the Decapolis as “satanic”.

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Did Christianity Destroy Classical Wisdom? Did Islam Save It?

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Islamic Apologetics and the Historical Jesus

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Ed Husain is a writer, a former adjunct senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, and a former senior advisor at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. So the basic misunderstandings of history he evidenced in his debate with Beth Grove [1]  on the Unbelievable?

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Does the Pennsylvania Abuse Scandal Undermine Christianity?

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Theologian and commentator Os Guiness has remarked that the only unanswerable objection to Christianity is Christians. It’s a fair point: it’s difficult to reconcile inquisitions and crusades with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. And while those atrocities are distanced from us in time, the scandal about sex abuse by Catholic priests in Pennsylvania is not.

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Reflections on the Pennsylvania Abuse Scandal

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The revelations contained in a Pennsylvania grand jury report into child sex abuse within the Catholic Church strike the reader like a physical blow. Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s investigation has uncovered facts almost too unbearable to read.  The scale alone is disturbing: for over seven decades, about eight per cent of the 5000 priests who served in Pennsylvania abused over 1000 children.

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