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All American Muslim: An Open Letter

From Web Exclusives

Dear Mr. Caton, As pro-life and pro-family Christians, we support and applaud the purposes of the Florida Family Association (FFA) as set forth in your organization’s mission statement: to “educate people on what they can do to defend, protect and promote traditional, biblical values.” We are writing now, however, in a spirit of respect and brotherhood, to urge you prayerfully to reconsider your position on the question of the television show All American Muslim on The Learning Channel (TLC)… . Continue Reading »

Does Islam Require Killing Apostates?

From First Thoughts

In an article today for Public Discourse , prominent Muslim scholar Abdullah Saeed argues that the hadith of Islam (the sayings and actions attributed to Muhammad, the second most important source after the Quran), do not support the practice of execution for conversion from Islam to another . . . . Continue Reading »