Sophie Kasiki writes of her experience in a new book “to prevent others … from falling for the Islamic State’s culture of death.”
Muslims in the West must step up and admit terrorism is rooted in extremist Islam, say four Muslim think-tank panelists.
Before 2003, there were an estimated 1.5 million Christians in Iraq. These days, about 400,000 remain.
A coalition of more than 50 religious leaders calls on President Obama to sharply escalate military action against Islamic extremists in Iraq.
“You cannot bring hatred in the name of God,” Pope Francis declares. “You cannot make war in the name of God!”
The militant group — so radical it was rejected even by al-Qaida — give Christians and other minorities an ultimatum: Convert to Islam or face execution.
Presenting the lecture is the Rev. Dr. Abjar Bahkou, an LCMS clergyman in Texas who was raised Syrian Orthodox.
The resource can help congregations overcome culture and language barriers in their communities.
The lecture, “Responding to Islam,” on March 27 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will be given by the Rev. Dr. Abjar Bahkou.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the government’s minister for faith and the first Muslim member of a British cabinet, said religious freedom is a proxy for human rights.